Lock Ride Dinner Cruises Return to National Canal Museum

Jun 8th, 2016Press Release from National Canal Museum & Hugh Moore Historical Park

EASTON, PA (June 7, 2016) The National Canal Museum, an affiliate of the Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor is pleased to announce that lock rides to Lock 44 on Section 8 of the Lehigh Canal in Hugh Moore Park will return for the 2016 “Conversations on the Canal:” Dinner Cruise Series. This unique experience was not available to visitors last year. On lock rides, the Josiah White II Canal Boat will pass into and out of the only operating lock left on the Lehigh Canal. Section 8 of the Lehigh Canal is the only section of the canal left where a mule-drawn canal boat will pass into an operating lift lock.

Upcoming Dinner Cruises include:

June 12: The Voyage of the Molly Polly Chunker from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm at a cost of $45 per person.

July 16: Music on the Old Canal, a lock ride, from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm at a cost of $46 per person.

June 25: Big Band Music Cruise, from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm at a cost of $45 per person.

July 30: Groovin’ On the Lehigh Canal, A 1960s Music Cruise from 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm at a cost of $45 per person.

Ticket price includes admission to the Josiah White II Canal Boat, dinner and themed, live entertainment. Visitors can purchase tickets at https://canals.org/canalendar/. For more information on the “Conversations on the Canal” Dinner Cruise Series, visitors can contact Loretta Susen: gro.hgiheldnaerawalednull@atterol or (610) 923 – 3548 x221.

The Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that preserves historic pathway that carried coal and iron from Wilkes-Barre to Philadelphia. Today, the D&L Trail connects people to nature, culture, communities, recreation and our industrial heritage.

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