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Chesapeake City in Cecil County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

C & D Canal

 
 
C & D Canal Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Pfingsten, July 6, 2007
1. C & D Canal Marker
Inscription.  
Built 1824–1829 this former 13–5/8 mile long lock canal connected the Chesapeake and Delaware Bays, nearby Chesapeake City was the canal’s western terminus and steadily grew in the mid to late 19th century serving canal traffic.
 
Erected 1997 by Chesapeake City District Civic Association, Cecil County Historical Trust.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceWaterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 1829.
 
Location. 39° 32.093′ N, 75° 48.643′ W. Marker is in Chesapeake City, Maryland, in Cecil County. Marker is on Augustine Herman Highway (Maryland Route 213) 0.2 miles north of Chesapeake City Bridge, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chesapeake City MD 21915, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. From Creek to Canal (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named From Creek to Canal (approx. half a mile away); Shipwatch Inn (approx. half a mile away); A Historic Hub of Commerce (approx. half a mile away);
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Long Bridge (approx. half a mile away); The Bayard House (approx. half a mile away); Cropper House (approx. half a mile away); Pell Gardens (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chesapeake City.
 
Also see . . .  A Brief History of the C&D Canal |. Chesapeake Bay Magazine entry (Submitted on February 16, 2022, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Chesapeake City Bridge over the C & D Canal image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Pfingsten, July 6, 2007
2. Chesapeake City Bridge over the C & D Canal
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 16, 2022. It was originally submitted on July 6, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,924 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 6, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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