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New Hope in Bucks County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Pennsylvania Canal

 
 
Pennsylvania Canal Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Alan Edelson, April 16, 2009
1. Pennsylvania Canal Marker
Inscription. A system of State-built public works to connect Philadelphia, 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 1948 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 23.268′ N, 74° 57.794′ W. Marker is in New Hope, Pennsylvania, in Bucks County. Marker is on River Road, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Hope PA 18938, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Delaware And Raritan Canal (approx. 0.8 miles away in New Jersey); Lambertville (approx. one mile away in New Jersey); Holcombe House (approx. 1.3 miles away in New Jersey); Stockton Borough School (approx. 1.4 miles away in New Jersey); Stockton School (approx. 1.4 miles away in New Jersey); Centre Bridge / Delaware and Raritan Canal Feeder (approx. 1.4 miles away in New Jersey); Centre Bridge (approx. 1.4 miles away in New Jersey); Stockton Railroad (approx. 1.4 miles away in New Jersey).
 
Categories. Waterways & Vessels
 
Pennsylvania Canal Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Alan Edelson, April 16, 2009
2. Pennsylvania Canal Marker
Canal has been drained due to damage from recent floods.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 577 times since then and 57 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. 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.
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