Last updated: 4/1/2011
Havre de Grace, Maryland
Street Address
817 Conesteo Street
Havre de Grace, MD 21078
Mailing Address
PO Box 253
Havre de Grace, MD 21078
phone: 410-939-5780
web: www.lockhousemuseum.org
Hours
Thursday - Monday 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Admissions
Free (small charge for large groups)
Staff
Mr. Tom Fitzpatrick, Chairman
Ms. Rebecca Fitzgerald, Executive Director
phone: 410-939-7778
Description

We bring local history to life. War of 1812 and Pirate re-enactments, open hearth cooking, living history demonstrations are some of the events we host. Visit us at the restored 1840 Lock Tender's house on the Susquehanna & Tidewater Canal.

History

Formed in 1975 to preserve and interpret the history of Havre de Grace, the Susquehanna & Tidewater Canal, and the Susquehanna River and upper Chesapeake Bay.

Artifact Collections
  • Restored 1840's lock tender's home full of period artifacts. Exhibits of canal related artifacts, and artifacts of the city.
  • Research Collections
  • Library, photos, postcards, document archive.
  • Educational Programs

    • School tours, re-enactments, lectures, guided tours, living history events.
    Library

    Access: Scholars, Members

    Appointment required: Yes

    Publications

  • Newsletter quarterly
  • ADA

    Wheelchair Accessible

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