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Leesport in Berks County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Leesport Lock House

 
 
Leesport Lock House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, November 28, 2020
1. Leesport Lock House Marker
Inscription.  Leesport Lock House has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1977 by the United States Department of the Interior
 
Erected 2020 by William G. Pomeroy Foundation. (Marker Number 325.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the William G. Pomeroy Foundation series list.
 
Location. 40° 26.8′ N, 75° 58.026′ W. Marker is in Leesport, Pennsylvania, in Berks County. Marker is on West Wall Street just south of South Canal Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 27 W Wall St, Leesport PA 19533, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. POW ★ MIA (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Brave Men (about 400 feet away); Veterans of World War II (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Veterans of World War II (about 400 feet away); Dauberville Bridge
The Leesport Lock House image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, November 28, 2020
2. The Leesport Lock House
(approx. 0.8 miles away); Living with the River (approx. 3.7 miles away); Damming the River (approx. 3.7 miles away); Reclaiming the River (approx. 3.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Leesport.
 
Also see . . .  Leesport Lock House National Register Nomination Form. (Submitted on November 28, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 28, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 28, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 44 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 28, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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