Notice to Visitors

Mule-drawn canal boat rides on the Josiah White II are running again! Construction on the Lehigh Canal is complete and we invite you to come celebrate with us during Canal Appreciation Month.

There is so much to do and see at the National Canal Museum and Hugh Moore Park.

Conch Shell

National Canal Museum - Conch Shell
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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!

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