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Chesapeake City in Cecil County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

C & D Canal

 
 
C & D Canal Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Pfingsten, July 6, 2007
1. C & D Canal Marker
Inscription. Built 1824–1829 this former 13–5/8 mile long lock canal connected the Chesapeake and Delaware Bays, nearby Chesapeake City was the canalís western terminus and steadily grew in the mid to late 19th century serving canal traffic.
 
Erected 1997 by Chesapeake City District Civic Association Cecil County Historical Trust.
 
Location. 39° 32.093′ N, 75° 48.643′ W. Marker is in Chesapeake City, Maryland, in Cecil County. Marker is on Augustine Herman Highway (Maryland Route 213) 0.2 miles north of Chesapeake City Bridge, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chesapeake City MD 21915, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. From Creek to Canal (approx. half a mile away); Shipwatch Inn (approx. half a mile away); A Historic Hub of Commerce (approx. half a mile away); Long Bridge (approx. half a mile away); The Bayard House (approx. half a mile away); Cropper House (approx. half a mile away); Pell Gardens (approx. half a mile away); Kinter-Metz House (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Chesapeake City.
 
Also see . . .  History of the C & D Canal. (Submitted on July 6, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Chesapeake City Bridge over the C & D Canal Photo, Click for full size
By William Pfingsten, July 6, 2007
2. Chesapeake City Bridge over the C & D Canal

 
Categories. Industry & CommerceWaterways & Vessels
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,580 times since then and 77 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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