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

Delaware Canal

 
 
Delaware Canal Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Alan Edelson, May 21, 2009
1. Delaware Canal Marker
Inscription. Here is Lock No. 21 in a series of 23 lift locks, numbered from Bristol to Easton. The aqueduct over Cooks Creek is one of nine which carried water and shipping across branches of the Delaware River.
 
Erected 1948 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 34.783′ N, 75° 11.818′ W. Marker is in Durham, Pennsylvania, in Bucks County. Marker is on Pennsylvania Route 611, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Durham PA 18039, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Canal Boats (here, next to this marker); Mt. Joy (approx. 0.9 miles away in New Jersey); Mid-Atlantic Highlands (approx. one mile away); Riegelsville (approx. one mile away); Riegelsville Roebling Bridge (approx. one mile away); Riegelsville Civil War Memorial (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Riegelsville Academy and Public Library (approx. 1.2 miles away); Riegelsville Historic District (approx. 1.2 miles away in New Jersey).
 
Categories. Bridges & ViaductsWaterways & Vessels
 
Delaware Canal Marker-Durham Photo, Click for full size
By Don Morfe, July 19, 2015
2. Delaware Canal Marker-Durham
Delaware Canal Marker-Durham Photo, Click for full size
By Don Morfe, July 19, 2015
3. Delaware Canal Marker-Durham
See separate marker - Mules and Men
Delaware Canal Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Alan Edelson, May 21, 2009
4. Delaware Canal Marker
Aqueduct across Cooks Creek, mentioned on marker Photo, Click for full size
By Alan Edelson, May 21, 2009
5. Aqueduct across Cooks Creek, mentioned on marker
Downstream Section of Lock No. 21 Photo, Click for full size
By Alan Edelson, May 21, 2009
6. Downstream Section of Lock No. 21
Upstream Section of Lock No. 21 Photo, Click for full size
By Alan Edelson, May 21, 2009
7. Upstream Section of Lock No. 21
Water in Delaware Canal Photo, Click for full size
By John Ben Urban, August 28, 2010
8. Water in Delaware Canal
Water now flows in the Aqueduct Photo, Click for full size
By John Ben Urban, August 28, 2010
9. Water now flows in the Aqueduct
Delaware Canal Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Alan Edelson, May 21, 2009
10. Delaware Canal Marker
Durham Furance Photo, Click for full size
By John Ben Urban, August 28, 2010
11. Durham Furance
Delaware Canal Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Alan Edelson, May 21, 2009
12. Delaware Canal Marker
Durham Furnce - Lock 21 Photo, Click for full size
By John Ben Urban, August 28, 2010
13. Durham Furnce - Lock 21
 
 
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