On the Lehigh Canal and around the world, shells like this one ended up as much more than the home of a marine snail! Listen to the audio to learn how conch shells were used for signaling to other boats and locktenders — and how they are still used today on the Josiah White II, the National Canal Museum’s own mule-drawn canal boat!
Located in historic Easton, Pennsylvania, the National Canal Museum features the state’s only mule-drawn canal boat ride. It’s also the only museum in the country dedicated to telling the story of America’s historic towpath canals! Learn more
June 4 to June 12: Saturday & Sunday only. June 15 through Oct. 2, 2016: Wednesday through Sunday; 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The last canal boat ride leaves at 3 p.m.
The National Canal Museum is located in Hugh Moore Park, easily accessible via Route 22 and 25th Street in Easton, PA. See maps and detailed directions
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