Delaware and Hudson Canal Museum

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Delaware and Hudson Canal Museum
Delaware and Hudson Canal Museum.jpg
Museum building
Established 1967
Location High Falls, NY, United States
Type Transport
Website Delaware and Hudson Canal Museum

The Delaware and Hudson Canal Museum is a museum in High Falls, New York, United States specializing in the history and culture of the Delaware and Hudson Canal. It is located in a Gothic Revival chapel built in 1885 which was purchased by the Delaware & Hudson Canal Historical Society in 1975. The building is a contributing property to the High Falls Historic District, listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

The museum includes approximately 4000 artifacts [1] including maps, photographs, documents, models, paintings, and prints. It also maintains and operates a walking trail, the Five Locks Walk, which provides access to locks 16-20 of the former canal. [2]

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  1. ^ "Museum home page". Archived from the original on December 11, 2008. Retrieved 2008-12-12. 
  2. ^ Dougherty, Steve (2002-03-01). "WEEKEND EXCURSION; A Getaway From Ground Zero". The New York Times. Retrieved 2008-12-12. 

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Coordinates: 41°49′34″N 74°07′35″W / 41.82611°N 74.12639°W / 41.82611; -74.12639