WHITE MILLS — The WCHS's 5th Annual Canal Festival will be held Saturday, August 19th from 10 AM
to 4 PM at the Delaware & Hudson’s Canal Park at Lock 31, Rt. 6, one mile
west of The Settlers' Inn, Hawley, PA.
This free rain or shine event will feature live traditional music; blacksmith, spinning, weaving, quilting, wood carving, and early trapping
demonstrations; Civil War encampment with a rifle firings; guided history
and nature tours; children’s activities; and nonprofit informational booths.
Food, including home baked goods and local maple syrup will be available for purchase, along with local history relates items and used books in the Canal Store.
Six authors will also be signing and selling their books.
New this year are bike rides on the towpath and a doll restorer. So, bring
a blanket or lawn chair and spend the day enjoying this 16-acre park along
the beautiful Lackawaxen River.
Future news articles will provide more details and the event’s brochure,
which includes the schedule of events and park map, can be found at
Wayne County Historical Society would like to thank the following sponsors for making this year’s festival possible: David Katz Foundation; Grimm Construction; AM Skier Insurance; Woodloch; Honesdale National Bank; Wayne, Pike, Sullivan Antique Dealers Association; Spencer Printing; Dirlam
Brothers Lumber; Billie Ann Garbe; Doris Rogers; John and Peggy Block.
More information about the Wayne County Historical Society can be found at www.WayneHistoryPA.org, by calling 570 253-3240, and by visiting its main
museum at 810 Main Street, Honesdale, Wednesday through Saturday, 10 AM to 4 PM and Sundays from noon to 4 PM.