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Lockhouse 22

Historic Site

This restored lockhouse is available for rent from the C&O Canal Trust. Lockhouse 22 at Pennyfield reflects the early phase of canal construction, because of its lift lock and proximity to Dam 2 and its guard lock.

Pennyfield is exemplar of the basic types of structures (aqueducts, locks, and lock houses) built along the C&O Canal. The furnishings in Lockhouse 22 are evocative of the mid-1830s to early 1840s period.

The C&O Canal Trust operates five other lockhouses that are available for rent. Each is decorated in a different sytle from the canal era. They inclulde:

The lockhouses are a few of the more than 1,300 historic structures in the C&O Canal National Historial Park.

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Contact Information
C&O Canal Trust
1850 Dual Highway
Hagerstown MD 21740