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Locktender's House

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Essential Information

145 S. Main St.
New Hope, PA 18938


The Delaware Canal served as an important coal transportation station in the late 1800s. While on a tour of this historic house, learn about the lives of the people who lived along the Canal, and about locks that raised & lowered cargo-carrying boats.

KIDBIT: See a working lock model & a gross artifact that’s a favorite among kids: a pair of teeth found along the Canal that dates back to 1870.

Additional Information

Website: http://www.fodc.org/locktender.html

County: PA - Bucks County

Free Admission?: Free

All Ages/Families
Elementary School Age
Middle School & Teens

Offers Field Trips?: no

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