D&H Canal Museum

D&H Canal Museum The D&H Canal Historical Society was established in 1966. Our mission is to highlight the importance of the D&H Canal and preserve its stories, landscapes, and artifacts.

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New video! Historian Bill Merchant takes you on a tour of the town as he visits Old Lock 19! Stay tuned for Part 2 about...
11/16/2021

New video! Historian Bill Merchant takes you on a tour of the town as he visits Old Lock 19! Stay tuned for Part 2 about Old Locks 17&18! Watch here: https://youtu.be/mNHVen8Z614

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New video! Historian Bill Merchant takes you on a tour of the town as he visits Old Lock 19! Stay tuned for Part 2 about Old Locks 17&18! Watch here: https://youtu.be/mNHVen8Z614

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It was on this day, November 13, in 1825, that the contract to construct the D&H Canal section in NY from Kerhonkson (Mi...
11/13/2021

It was on this day, November 13, in 1825, that the contract to construct the D&H Canal section in NY from Kerhonkson (Middleport) to Rondout was signed at engineer James McEntee's Rondout office. Pictured here are 2 crops from the 1824 map the fledgling D&H Canal Company had made to interest investors in their million dollar project.

11/12/2021

Our guide to the D&H Gravity Railroad, Dr. Robert Powell, in front of an early 20th century D&H caboose!

New video! Watch our final Sunday Afternoon with our Historian event where we had local cooper John Cox of Quercus Coope...
11/03/2021

New video! Watch our final Sunday Afternoon with our Historian event where we had local cooper John Cox of Quercus Cooperage give a presentation on the art of coopering! Watch here: https://youtu.be/omU2fx7oVjM

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New video! Watch our final Sunday Afternoon with our Historian event where we had local cooper John Cox of Quercus Cooperage give a presentation on the art of coopering! Watch here: https://youtu.be/omU2fx7oVjM

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Kevin Zraly got his start in the DePuy Canal House, home to our museum!
11/02/2021
The Accidental Wine Educator

Kevin Zraly got his start in the DePuy Canal House, home to our museum!

Over the last 50 years, America has become the world’s leading wine consumer. Kevin Zraly has had a lot to do with that.

Join our Historian tomorrow, Saturday October 23rd at Veteran's Park in Accord NY where he will present on the "Marginal...
10/22/2021

Join our Historian tomorrow, Saturday October 23rd at Veteran's Park in Accord NY where he will present on the "Marginalized Workers on the D&H Canal" at the pavilion. At 11:00am, you can hear canal songs and then Jack Schoonmaker will tell of his family's long history in the area. At 12:30pm, Bill Merchant will give his presentation followed by a guided a tour of the NYO&W/D&H Canal Trail.

Join our Historian tomorrow, Saturday October 23rd at Veteran's Park in Accord NY where he will present on the "Marginalized Workers on the D&H Canal" at the pavilion. At 11:00am, you can hear canal songs and then Jack Schoonmaker will tell of his family's long history in the area. At 12:30pm, Bill Merchant will give his presentation followed by a guided a tour of the NYO&W/D&H Canal Trail.

Join us this weekend for our final Sunday Afternoon With Our Historian event of the year! We will have a discussion on b...
10/19/2021

Join us this weekend for our final Sunday Afternoon With Our Historian event of the year! We will have a discussion on barrel making (coopering) featuring local cooper John Cox, along with a barrel ramp demonstration. Sunday (10/24) at 2pm at the Depuy Canal House, we hope to see you there!

Join us this weekend for our final Sunday Afternoon With Our Historian event of the year! We will have a discussion on barrel making (coopering) featuring local cooper John Cox, along with a barrel ramp demonstration. Sunday (10/24) at 2pm at the Depuy Canal House, we hope to see you there!

Don't forget about our YouTube feedback survey! We'd like to know your thoughts so we can provide better content for you...
10/13/2021

Don't forget about our YouTube feedback survey! We'd like to know your thoughts so we can provide better content for you all!

We want your feedback! We've been creating video content for quite some time now, and we'd like to know your thoughts. The link below will take you to a short survey with questions about our video content. It's free and will take less than 10 minutes! Thank you for your time and we look forward to bringing you more video content! Take the survey here: https://forms.gle/7gf3rBbQFcUzRcmU7

10/13/2021

Join our Historian for his final voyage this season. Sunday at 1:00pm!

Coming this weekend! A free guided tour of our National Historic Landmark Five Locks Walk, part of NY Path Through Histo...
10/07/2021

Coming this weekend! A free guided tour of our National Historic Landmark Five Locks Walk, part of NY Path Through History weekend. We will meet outside of the DePuy Canal House at 2 pm on Sunday the 10th. We hope to see you there!

Coming this weekend! A free guided tour of our National Historic Landmark Five Locks Walk, part of NY Path Through History weekend. We will meet outside of the DePuy Canal House at 2 pm on Sunday the 10th. We hope to see you there!

We want your feedback! We've been creating video content for quite some time now, and we'd like to know your thoughts. T...
10/05/2021

We want your feedback! We've been creating video content for quite some time now, and we'd like to know your thoughts. The link below will take you to a short survey with questions about our video content. It's free and will take less than 10 minutes! Thank you for your time and we look forward to bringing you more video content! Take the survey here: https://forms.gle/7gf3rBbQFcUzRcmU7

We want your feedback! We've been creating video content for quite some time now, and we'd like to know your thoughts. The link below will take you to a short survey with questions about our video content. It's free and will take less than 10 minutes! Thank you for your time and we look forward to bringing you more video content! Take the survey here: https://forms.gle/7gf3rBbQFcUzRcmU7

Starting soon! Our Historian will present on "The Black Experience on the D&H Canal". There is large slate of excellent ...
10/02/2021

Starting soon! Our Historian will present on "The Black Experience on the D&H Canal". There is large slate of excellent historians also presenting. Thanks to the Hudson River Maritime Museum. #blackhistory #Blackhistoryisamericanhistory

Starting soon! Our Historian will present on "The Black Experience on the D&H Canal". There is large slate of excellent historians also presenting. Thanks to the Hudson River Maritime Museum. #blackhistory #Blackhistoryisamericanhistory

Over the last month or so, you may have seen our posts talking about a large filming project, including when we filmed a...
09/29/2021

Over the last month or so, you may have seen our posts talking about a large filming project, including when we filmed at the National Canal Museum . The teaser trailer has arrived! We have a blog post on our website detailing the project along with the teaser trailer. Please check it out! We are very excited about it, and the full video will be released in October. Read the blog post here:
https://www.canalmuseum.org/the-snubbing-post/in-her-words

Over the last month or so, you may have seen our posts talking about a large filming project, including when we filmed at the National Canal Museum . The teaser trailer has arrived! We have a blog post on our website detailing the project along with the teaser trailer. Please check it out! We are very excited about it, and the full video will be released in October. Read the blog post here:
https://www.canalmuseum.org/the-snubbing-post/in-her-words

09/29/2021

Join the Maritime Museum for our Historian's penultimate Solaris tour for this season!

Calling all nature lovers! The museum is launching a new project featured our famed Five Locks Walk! We are working to p...
09/28/2021

Calling all nature lovers! The museum is launching a new project featured our famed Five Locks Walk! We are working to produce a seasonal trail guide that will feature the local flora and fauna along the trail. It will feature selected species (native, invasive, poisonous, etc) as they change with the seasons, and trail visitors will be able to use the guide to have a more immersive visit to the trail. This is an ongoing project and we need your help!

If you have a knack for identifying plants and animals, please visit our project form for all of the instructions on how to get involved: https://forms.gle/Uh9559oigvpNZDTH7

New video! Last month when we were filming at the National Canal Museum , Bill snuck off to do some filming of his own! ...
09/22/2021

New video! Last month when we were filming at the National Canal Museum , Bill snuck off to do some filming of his own! Watch the video here: https://youtu.be/8gtMkwXpDNk

New video! Last month when we were filming at the National Canal Museum , Bill snuck off to do some filming of his own! Watch the video here: https://youtu.be/8gtMkwXpDNk

The Canal House is coming to life with COLOR! Here’s a sneak peek. What do you think? Stay tuned for a video about the p...
09/16/2021

The Canal House is coming to life with COLOR! Here’s a sneak peek. What do you think? Stay tuned for a video about the paint selection process!

The Canal House is coming to life with COLOR! Here’s a sneak peek. What do you think? Stay tuned for a video about the paint selection process!

Our Historian's next voyage is this Sunday at 1:00!
09/16/2021

Our Historian's next voyage is this Sunday at 1:00!

Greetings from our home on the Rondout! ☀⛵

Spots are available on a number of this weekend’s boat trips. Find tour descriptions and tickets at www.solarboattours.org. Ticket purchase includes admission to the museum, open Thursday-Sunday, 11am-5pm.

THURSDAY BOAT TOURS
🔸️Rondout Lighthouse @ 1:30pm
🔸️Live Music w/ The Bunkhouse Boys @ 5:30pm
🔸️Stories of the Night w/ Karen Pillsworth @ 7:15pm

FRIDAY
🔸️Rondout Lighthouse @ 1:30pm
🔸️Rondout Lighthouse @ 3pm
🔸️Shipwreck Tour @ 4:30pm
🔸️Friday Sunset Cruise @ 6:15pm

SATURDAY
🔸️Lenape History w/ Harv Hilowitz @ 12:45pm
🔸️Rondout Lighthouse @ 2:30pm
🔸️Industrial history @ 4pm
🔸️North Bridge Sunset @ 6pm

SUNDAY
🔸️Bird Watching @ 8:30am
🔸️Dual LIghthouse Cruise @ 10:30am
🔸️D&H Canal History w/ Bill Merchant @ 1pm
🔸️Rondout Lighthouse @ 2:45pm
🔸️Rondout Lighthouse @ 4:15pm

Calling all nature lovers! The museum is launching a new project featured our famed Five Locks Walk! We are working to p...
09/13/2021

Calling all nature lovers! The museum is launching a new project featured our famed Five Locks Walk! We are working to produce a seasonal trail guide that will feature the local flora and fauna along the trail. It will selected species (native, invasive, poisonous, etc) as they change with the seasons, and trail visitors will be able to use the guide to have a more immersive visit to the trail. We need your help! If you have a knack for identifying plants and animals, please visit our project form for all of the instructions on how to get involved: https://forms.gle/Uh9559oigvpNZDTH7

Today! Come and join us at 2pm at the DePuy Canal House!
09/12/2021

Today! Come and join us at 2pm at the DePuy Canal House!

Looking for something to do this weekend? This Sunday is our monthly Sunday Afternoons with our Historian event, which is also part of the Hudson River Valley Ramble events taking place this month! The tour is free and registration is not required. Come and spend a Sunday afternoon with your favorite D&H Canal historian Bill, we hope to see you there!

It was on this day, September 9th, in 1829, that the second trial run was made of the first steam locomotive to run on t...
09/09/2021

It was on this day, September 9th, in 1829, that the second trial run was made of the first steam locomotive to run on tracks in the Western Hemisphere, "The Stourbridge Lion". The D&H Canal Company's second chief engineer John Jervis designed America's first gravity railroad for the Company to get their coal over 900' of the Moosic Mountains between their mines in Carbondale and the start of the Canal in Honesdale. In fact, it caused a permanent falling out between Jervis and his mentor (and original D&H Chief Engineer) Benjamin Wright when Wright appears to have taken credit for the idea without mentioning Jervis! Unfortunately this was its final run as it wound up 2 tons heavier than the tracks were design to accommodate. It is my personal supposition that this was due to the differences in measurements between the 2 countries- in 1829 the Imperial ton in England was 2 tons heavier than the American measurement (as it still is today, though they have both changed since then).
(Image descriptor- a line drawing of an early steam locomotive running on tracks.)

It was on this day, September 9th, in 1829, that the second trial run was made of the first steam locomotive to run on tracks in the Western Hemisphere, "The Stourbridge Lion". The D&H Canal Company's second chief engineer John Jervis designed America's first gravity railroad for the Company to get their coal over 900' of the Moosic Mountains between their mines in Carbondale and the start of the Canal in Honesdale. In fact, it caused a permanent falling out between Jervis and his mentor (and original D&H Chief Engineer) Benjamin Wright when Wright appears to have taken credit for the idea without mentioning Jervis! Unfortunately this was its final run as it wound up 2 tons heavier than the tracks were design to accommodate. It is my personal supposition that this was due to the differences in measurements between the 2 countries- in 1829 the Imperial ton in England was 2 tons heavier than the American measurement (as it still is today, though they have both changed since then).
(Image descriptor- a line drawing of an early steam locomotive running on tracks.)

Looking for something to do this weekend? This Sunday is our monthly Sunday Afternoons with our Historian event, which i...
09/08/2021

Looking for something to do this weekend? This Sunday is our monthly Sunday Afternoons with our Historian event, which is also part of the Hudson River Valley Ramble events taking place this month! The tour is free and registration is not required. Come and spend a Sunday afternoon with your favorite D&H Canal historian Bill, we hope to see you there!

Looking for something to do this weekend? This Sunday is our monthly Sunday Afternoons with our Historian event, which is also part of the Hudson River Valley Ramble events taking place this month! The tour is free and registration is not required. Come and spend a Sunday afternoon with your favorite D&H Canal historian Bill, we hope to see you there!

It was on this day, September 2, in 1826 that the keystone was laid in the original 2-arch stone aqueduct over the Rondo...
09/02/2021

It was on this day, September 2, in 1826 that the keystone was laid in the original 2-arch stone aqueduct over the Rondout Creek in High Falls. A Masonic ceremony was held with participants meeting at DePuy's Tavern before going to the site to set the final stone. There are Masonic symbols on the sides that were hidden- now visible as that stone currently sits at the low end of Lock 16. On September 12th at 2:00pm you can meet us at that site for a free guided tour of the National Historic Landmark Five Locks Walk as part of the Hudson River Greenway Ramble! (image descriptor- ruins of a 2-arch aqueduct over a creek.)

It was on this day, September 2, in 1826 that the keystone was laid in the original 2-arch stone aqueduct over the Rondout Creek in High Falls. A Masonic ceremony was held with participants meeting at DePuy's Tavern before going to the site to set the final stone. There are Masonic symbols on the sides that were hidden- now visible as that stone currently sits at the low end of Lock 16. On September 12th at 2:00pm you can meet us at that site for a free guided tour of the National Historic Landmark Five Locks Walk as part of the Hudson River Greenway Ramble! (image descriptor- ruins of a 2-arch aqueduct over a creek.)

Where is Our Historian? This week Bill takes you on a forest journey to look for the hidden McShane house! Watch here: h...
08/24/2021

Where is Our Historian? This week Bill takes you on a forest journey to look for the hidden McShane house! Watch here: https://youtu.be/4NwvyVj5AK8

Where is Our Historian? This week Bill takes you on a forest journey to look for the hidden McShane house! Watch here: https://youtu.be/4NwvyVj5AK8

08/22/2021

Sunday Afternoon with our Historian is cancelled today as a result of bad weather. Come join us next month on September 12th!

Where in the world are Courtney and Bill? At the National Canal Museum in Easton, PA! We’re here to do some filming for ...
08/19/2021

Where in the world are Courtney and Bill? At the National Canal Museum in Easton, PA! We’re here to do some filming for a big project - details to come! We also made some new friends, Hank and George the mules! National Canal Museum

Our next Sunday Afternoon with Our Historian is this Sunday (8/22) @ 2pm, and join Bill for a tour of the Five Locks Walk!

It was on this day, August 13, in 1792, that John Wurts was born. He was one of the four Wurts Brothers who were respons...
08/13/2021

It was on this day, August 13, in 1792, that John Wurts was born. He was one of the four Wurts Brothers who were responsible for the creation of the D&H Canal and the D&H Gravity Railroad. He was the D&H Canal Company President from 1831 to 1858 and under his leadership the Company prospered. Pictured here is a 19th century oil on canvas painting of him that most probably hung in a D&HC Co. office. It is a recent addition to the collection of the D&H Canal Historical Society and will be featured in the new Museum that opens next spring.

It was on this day, August 13, in 1792, that John Wurts was born. He was one of the four Wurts Brothers who were responsible for the creation of the D&H Canal and the D&H Gravity Railroad. He was the D&H Canal Company President from 1831 to 1858 and under his leadership the Company prospered. Pictured here is a 19th century oil on canvas painting of him that most probably hung in a D&HC Co. office. It is a recent addition to the collection of the D&H Canal Historical Society and will be featured in the new Museum that opens next spring.

Have you ever seen the canal filled with water? Take a walk along this evocative section of the old D&H. Watch here: htt...
08/09/2021

Have you ever seen the canal filled with water? Take a walk along this evocative section of the old D&H. Watch here: https://youtu.be/K2s8bVZMVjw

Have you ever seen the canal filled with water? Take a walk along this evocative section of the old D&H. Watch here: https://youtu.be/K2s8bVZMVjw

A lovely Sunday evening at the Falls
08/08/2021

A lovely Sunday evening at the Falls

A lovely Sunday evening at the Falls

The new sign at the kiosk in Grady Park! Thanks to D&HCHS member Charlie Williams for creating the artwork and map for t...
08/01/2021

The new sign at the kiosk in Grady Park! Thanks to D&HCHS member Charlie Williams for creating the artwork and map for the center panel. The left side was designed by our excellent Deputy Director for Administration Kayla Altland. All the local businesses are shown on the map and listed on the right panel.

The new sign at the kiosk in Grady Park! Thanks to D&HCHS member Charlie Williams for creating the artwork and map for the center panel. The left side was designed by our excellent Deputy Director for Administration Kayla Altland. All the local businesses are shown on the map and listed on the right panel.

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An unplanned meet-up at the Persen House of people representing Kingston’s history and art. From left to right: Bill Merchant (Historian for the D&H Canal Museum Historical Society), Henry Lowengard (Century House HIstorical Society Museum Board President, Local Artist and Member of the Kingston Midtown Arts District - MAD), Stephen Blauweiss (Independent Film Maker and Local Historian), Frank Marquette (Theatre on the Road Management Team), and Nancy Chando (Friends of Historic Kingston Board President).
D&H Canal Museum Historical Society Historian Bill Merchant met with guests and talked about the society’s museum and the Five Locks Walk, a National Historic Landmark.
Soon to be winterized then hopefully we can get funding to restore!
The 2021 World Canals Conference is underway! We're taking a look back at some of our programs about canals other than our beloved #ErieCanal. This one was presented by the great Bill Merchant of the D&H Canal Museum. Give it a watch and let us know what you think. #Canals #WorldCanals #CanalsConference #Canals2021 American Canal Society Canal Society of New York State Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area
Sunday @ 1pm! Get tickets for Boat Tour: D&H Canal History - A Conversation with Bill Merchant at www.solatboattours.org Join D&H Canal Historical Society Historian and Curator Bill Merchant for an engaging conversation about the history of the Delaware & Hudson Canal and the industrial port of Rondout. Bill will bring a different historical artifact from the D&H Canal Historical Society collections for discussion on each trip. Quiet and comfortable Solaris will take you up Rondout Creek to Lock No. 1 at Eddyville - the first lock and weigh lock on the D&H Canal. Bring your questions! NYS Canal Corporation, Erie Canal Museum, D&H Canal Museum, The Neversink Valley Museum of History & Innovation, Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor, Upstatenycanals.com, NYS Canalway Water Trail, D&H Canal Heritage Corridor Alliance, D&H Railroad Canal path, D&H Canal Park at Lock 31, D&H Canal & Gravity Railroad Branch Trail, Delaware and Hudson Canal, Friends of the Delaware Canal, Friends of the Delaware Canal
Today, Mother's Day, the Marbletown First Aid Unit pioneered a video tribute to Harriet Weber, known as the mother of EMS in New York State, and founder of the squad 60 years ago. The video was produced and donated by award-winning filmmaker and High Falls resident Ilene Cutler. It also salutes the dedication of its now hybrid volunteer/paid squad members who have boosted its 24/7 service to 100 percent during this pandemic. To view, please click here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QulA1CxTP_U A nonprofit, MFAU serves all Marbletown; the Cottekill Fire District and High Falls Park in Rosendale; and the Alligerville Fire District in the Town of Rochester Residents and officials in the three towns served are invited to join the Keep MFAU Strong Campaign and fully fund a solution to keep the service going.
Check out what's new! This week HRMM volunteers Ron Searl (exhibit construction) and Mark Peckham (museum trustee) drove to Boonton, NJ to pick up this fine hand-made model of the Erie RR Barge 371. The model was generously donated by model maker John Marinovich, Jr., Lt. Cmdr. U.S. Navy, retired. Mr. Marinovich’s grandparents, and his mother, lived and worked on this boat for about 5 years after arriving in the USA in 1912. The window flower planters are not just a figment of imagination as they show up in a very old picture of the barge that shows his grandparents. HRMM is displaying the model with the roof removed to show the detailed interior. Come see the model in the Charles Niles Gallery and learn more about the work these barges did moving freight around New York Harbor. And the fun of playing hide and seek among the freight packages! NYS Canal Corporation, Erie Canal Museum, D&H Canal Museum, The Neversink Valley Museum of History & Innovation, Museum Association of New York, Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor, Upstatenycanals.com
Check out what's new! This week HRMM volunteers Ron Searl (exhibit construction) and Mark Peckham (museum trustee) drove to Boonton, NJ to pick up this fine hand-made model of the Erie RR Barge 371. The model was generously donated by model maker John Marinovich, Jr., Lt. Cmdr. U.S. Navy, retired. Mr. Marinovich’s grandparents, and his mother, lived and worked on this boat for about 5 years after arriving in the USA in 1912. The window flower planters are not just a figment of imagination as they show up in a very old picture of the barge that shows his grandparents. HRMM is displaying the model with the roof removed to show the detailed interior. Come see the model in the Charles Niles Gallery and learn more about the work these barges did moving freight around New York Harbor. And the fun of playing hide and seek among the freight packages! NYS Canal Corporation, Erie Canal Museum, D&H Canal Museum, The Neversink Valley Museum of History & Innovation, Museum Association of New York, Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor, Upstatenycanals.com
Check out what's new! This week HRMM volunteers Ron Searl (exhibit construction) and Mark Peckham (museum trustee) drove to Boonton, NJ to pick up this fine hand-made model of the Erie RR Barge 371. The model was generously donated by model maker John Marinovich, Jr., Lt. Cmdr. U.S. Navy, retired. Mr. Marinovich’s grandparents, and his mother, lived and worked on this boat for about 5 years after arriving in the USA in 1912. The window flower planters are not just a figment of imagination as they show up in a very old picture of the barge that shows his grandparents. HRMM is displaying the model with the roof removed to show the detailed interior. Come see the model in the Charles Niles Gallery and learn more about the work these barges did moving freight around New York Harbor. And the fun of playing hide and seek among the freight packages! NYS Canal Corporation, Erie Canal Museum, D&H Canal Museum, The Neversink Valley Museum of History & Innovation, Museum Association of New York, Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor, Upstatenycanals.com
Check out what's new! This week HRMM volunteers Ron Searl (exhibit construction) and Mark Peckham (museum trustee) drove to Boonton, NJ to pick up this fine hand-made model of the Erie RR Barge 371. The model was generously donated by model maker John Marinovich, Jr., Lt. Cmdr. U.S. Navy, retired. Mr. Marinovich’s grandparents, and his mother, lived and worked on this boat for about 5 years after arriving in the USA in 1912. The window flower planters are not just a figment of imagination as they show up in a very old picture of the barge that shows his grandparents. HRMM is displaying the model with the roof removed to show the detailed interior. Come see the model in the Charles Niles Gallery and learn more about the work these barges did moving freight around New York Harbor. And the fun of playing hide and seek among the freight packages! NYS Canal Corporation, Erie Canal Museum, D&H Canal Museum, The Neversink Valley Museum of History & Innovation, Museum Association of New York, Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor, Upstatenycanals.com
Check out what's new! This week HRMM volunteers Ron Searl (exhibit construction) and Mark Peckham (museum trustee) drove to Boonton, NJ to pick up this fine hand-made model of the Erie RR Barge 371. The model was generously donated by model maker John Marinovich, Jr., Lt. Cmdr. U.S. Navy, retired. Mr. Marinovich’s grandparents, and his mother, lived and worked on this boat for about 5 years after arriving in the USA in 1912. The window flower planters are not just a figment of imagination as they show up in a very old picture of the barge that shows his grandparents. HRMM is displaying the model with the roof removed to show the detailed interior. Come see the model in the Charles Niles Gallery and learn more about the work these barges did moving freight around New York Harbor. And the fun of playing hide and seek among the freight packages! NYS Canal Corporation, Erie Canal Museum, D&H Canal Museum, The Neversink Valley Museum of History & Innovation, Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor, Upstatenycanals.com, NYS Canalway Water Trail, D&H Canal Heritage Corridor Alliance, D&H Railroad Canal path, D&H Canal Park at Lock 31, D&H Canal & Gravity Railroad Branch Trail, Delaware and Hudson Canal, Friends of the Delaware Canal, Friends of the Delaware Canal
Any idea when the D&H office building adjacent to the Wurts St. Bridge in Rondout was demolished?