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Near Conneaut Lake in Crawford County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Erie Extension Canal

 
 
Erie Extension Canal Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, April 13, 2008
1. Erie Extension Canal Marker
Inscription. Remains of the canal bed may be seen beside the railroad, below the bridge. Less than 2 miles away, this Shenango Line, from New Castle, united with the Conneaut Line, from Erie. The entire canal was in use 1844-1871.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 37.67′ N, 80° 22.639′ W. Marker is near Conneaut Lake, Pennsylvania, in Crawford County. Marker is at the intersection of Grand Army of the Republic Highway (U.S. 6) and Brooks Road, on the right when traveling east on Grand Army of the Republic Highway. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Conneaut Lake PA 16316, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Geology (approx. 4.3 miles away); The Ice Industry and the Ice Houses (approx. 4.3 miles away); The Railroads (approx. 4.3 miles away); Conneaut Reservoir (approx. 4.7 miles away but has been reported missing); a different marker also named Erie Extension Canal (approx. 5.1 miles away); a different marker also named Erie Extension Canal (approx. 9.5 miles away); French Creek Feeder (approx. 11.1 miles away); Oil-Producing Salt Well (approx. 11.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Conneaut Lake.
 
Also see . . .
Erie Extension Canal Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, June 20, 2014
2. Erie Extension Canal Marker
 Pennsylvania Canal Society. (Submitted on January 26, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
 
Categories. Bridges & ViaductsEnvironment
 
Erie Extension Canal Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, June 20, 2014
3. Erie Extension Canal Marker
Tracks and remnants of canal below the bridge
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 746 times since then and 25 times this year. Last updated on , by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   2, 3. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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