Gift Certificate: Lockhouse 21 “Swains”


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An overnight stay at Lockhouse 21 blends history, engineering, and nature into an unparalleled canal experience. Delve into the canal-life of 1916 within the lockhouse’s masonry walls, where the Swain family lived and worked on the canal for over a century.

Canal Quarters offers an extraordinary interpretive opportunity for people of all ages. Stay overnight in a lockhouse and experience life as it may have been during a bygone era on the C&O Canal. Seven lockhouses have been painstakingly rehabilitated and furnished to evoke different eras in the canal’s history.

With a gift certificate, you can choose the lockhouse and length of stay, while allowing the recipient to select the dates that best suits his/her schedule. Please allow 7-10 days for receipt of gift certificate by mail. Need it more quickly? Contact the Trust by phone at 301-745-8888.

Lockhouse 21 has full amenities, including a working kitchen and bathroom with shower. At mile marker 16.7.

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Length of Stay

One Night, Two Nights, Three Nights