The Place For Canal Research
The Archives are open by appointment for personal and professional research.
Research appointments can be made Monday through Friday, 9:00-4:30pm based on the availability of our staff.
On-site research fees are $10 for up to 2 hours, with each additional hour at $5/hour. DLNHC and Pennsylvania Canal Society Members receive up to 5 hours free per year; DLNHC Members at the Contributing level ($250) and above receive unlimited access. More information about DLNHC membership can be found here. Students with a valid ID may receive access without cost at the discretion of our staff.
For those unable to visit the Archives, our staff can conduct research at a fee of $50 (paid in advance) for up to one hour; $25 per hour thereafter. Research fees apply whether or not relevant information is found. Simple requests for general information may be answered without cost at the discretion of our staff.
Fill out the form below to submit your research request.