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Near Glasgow in Beaver County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Sandy and Beaver Canal

 
 
The Sandy and Beaver Canal Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, January 8, 2012
1. The Sandy and Beaver Canal Marker
Inscription. This waterway was completed in 1848 to connect the Ohio Canal System with the Ohio River at Glasgow. Neither financially or technically successful, the canal saw little thru traffic and was soon abandoned. Many locks remain in Little Beaver Valley.
 
Erected by Beaver County Historical Research and Landmarks Foundation.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Beaver County (PA) Historical Research and Landmarks Foundation marker series.
 
Location. 40° 38.711′ N, 80° 30.698′ W. Marker is near Glasgow, Pennsylvania, in Beaver County. Marker is at the intersection of Midland Road (Pennsylvania Route 68) and Main Street, on the right when traveling east on Midland Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Industry PA 15052, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Beginning Point of the U. S. Public Land Survey (approx. 0.4 miles away in Ohio); The Point of Beginning (approx. 0.4 miles away); Gateway To The Northwest (approx. 0.4 miles away in Ohio); Land Ordinance of 1785 / The Seven Ranges (approx. 0.4 miles away in Ohio); Smiths Ferry
The Sandy and Beaver Canal Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, January 8, 2012
2. The Sandy and Beaver Canal Marker
(approx. half a mile away); Georgetown (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Penna - Virginia Boundary (approx. 0.7 miles away); Saint Luke's Episcopal Church (approx. 0.7 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Beaver County Historical Research and Landmarks Foundation. Marker Program (Submitted on January 8, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 

2. The Sandy and Beaver Canal. Welcome to SandyBeaver.com. I'm Jerry King and I've been a photographer for over twenty-five years. Growing up in Columbiana County, Ohio, Beaver Creek and the Sandy & Beaver Canal have always been fascinating and wonderful to me. (Submitted on January 9, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Categories. Waterways & Vessels
 
The Sandy and Beaver Canal image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, January 8, 2012
3. The Sandy and Beaver Canal
Looking north
The Sandy and Beaver Canal image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, January 8, 2012
4. The Sandy and Beaver Canal
Looking south towards the Ohio River
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 607 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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