The D&H Canal Historical Society
and Museum
The D&H Canal Historical Society and Museum
23 Mohonk Road -  PO Box 23
High Falls, NY 12440


Phone:  845.687.2000
Email:  info@canalmuseum.org


Copyright © 2016 -  The Delaware & Hudson Canal Historical Society, Inc.
Recent acquisitions include an authentic lock tender's shanty, the circa 1860 Shaw House and the Depuy Canal House.
Hudson Valley Magazine article on the D&H Canal, Summer 2010
2017 Schedule of Events Help us celebrate our first 50 years!

Sunday, January 15th, 9:30am- The Community Church of High Falls celebrates the 150th anniversary of their current church building, on land donated by the Canal Company, with a presentation on the D&H and the Church by the Society's Historian, Bill Merchant.

Wednesday, May 31st, 7:00pm- D&H Historian Bill Merchant presents at the Hudson River Maritime Museum on “Engineer Russell F. Lord’s Journal,1848-52,  the Final Enlargement of the D&H Canal”.

Saturday, June 3rd, 10:00am - 4:00pm- Joint tour with the Hudson River Maritime Museum

Saturday, September 3oth, 10:00am - 4:00pm- Joint tour with the Hudson River Maritime Museum

On December 1, 2015 we purchased the historic Depuy Canal House with a grant from Open Space Institute and the NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. This is only the beginning- we need more money to move our museum to this wonderful building. Do your part and donate! You can mail to us at PO Box 23, High Falls, NY 12440 or use the Paypal link to the right.
The D&H Canal in the news:
Historic canal a former 'liquid highway'
Times Herald-Record 09/02/12