D&H Canal Historian Meet & Greet at Persen House
Matthewis Persen House Museum & Cultural Heritage Center
74 John Street
Join historian Bill Merchant to learn about the D&H Canal and its contributions to Ulster County’s transportation and commercial growth in the late 19th century. The D&H Canal Historical Society maintains a Canal Museum and Five Locks Walk trail to preserve canal-era artifacts, and document the canal’s creation, operation, and importance as an engine of economic development in the region and beyond.