Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Lumberville in Bucks County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Delaware Canal / Pennsylvania Canal

 
 
Delaware Canal Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, April 2, 2009
1. Delaware Canal Marker
Inscription.
Delaware Canal
Here is Lock No. 12 in a series of 23 lift locks, numbered from Bristol to Easton. Just above here is one of the nine aquaducts by which the canal and its traffic crossed courses of small streams.

Pennsylvania Canal
A system of state-built public works to connect Philadephia, Pittsburgh, Lake Erie. The Delaware Division, Bristol - Easton, begun 1827; operated by the State 1831-58; and by private owners to 1931. A State Park since 1940.
 
Erected 1949 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 24.459′ N, 75° 2.336′ W. Marker is in Lumberville, Pennsylvania, in Bucks County. Marker is on River Road (Pennsylvania Route 32), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lumberville PA 18933, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lumberville - Ravenrock Toll-Supported Pedestrian Bridge (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line in New Jersey); Martin Johnson Heade (about 500 feet away); Delaware & Raritan Canal (approx. 0.2 miles away in New Jersey);
Pennsylvania Canal Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, April 2, 2009
2. Pennsylvania Canal Marker
Uranium Ore (approx. 0.4 miles away in New Jersey); Saxtonville Tavern (approx. half a mile away in New Jersey); Rosemont - Raven Rock Bridge (approx. 1.3 miles away in New Jersey); Carversville Historic District (approx. 1.4 miles away); Farm of Lloyd B. Wescott (approx. 2.1 miles away in New Jersey).
 
Categories. Man-Made FeaturesWaterways & Vessels
 
Delaware Canal & Pennsylvania Canal Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, April 2, 2009
3. Delaware Canal & Pennsylvania Canal Marker
A section of the Delaware and Pennsylvania Canal image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, April 2, 2009
4. A section of the Delaware and Pennsylvania Canal
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 761 times since then and 87 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
Paid Advertisement