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

Delaware Canal / Pennsylvania Canal

 
 
Delaware Canal Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, April 2, 2009
1. Delaware Canal Marker
Inscription.  
Delaware Canal
Here is Lock No. 12 in a series of 23 lift locks, numbered from Bristol to Easton. Just above here is one of the nine aquaducts by which the canal and its traffic crossed courses of small streams.

Pennsylvania Canal
A system of state-built public works to connect Philadephia, Pittsburgh, Lake Erie. The Delaware Division, Bristol - Easton, begun 1827; operated by the State 1831-58; and by private owners to 1931. A State Park since 1940.
 
Erected 1949 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Man-Made FeaturesWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Delaware Canal (AKA Delaware Division of the Pennsylvania Canal), and the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1827.
 
Location. 40° 24.459′ N, 75° 2.336′ W. Marker is in Solebury Township, Pennsylvania, in Bucks County. Marker is on River Road (Pennsylvania Route
Pennsylvania Canal Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, April 2, 2009
2. Pennsylvania Canal Marker
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32), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3815 River Rd, Lumberville PA 18933, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lumberville - Ravenrock Toll-Supported Pedestrian Bridge (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line in New Jersey); Martin Johnson Heade (about 500 feet away); Delaware & Raritan Canal (approx. ¼ mile away in New Jersey); Uranium Ore (approx. 0.4 miles away in New Jersey); Saxtonville Tavern (approx. half a mile away in New Jersey); Rosemont - Raven Rock Bridge (approx. 1.3 miles away in New Jersey); Carversville Historic District (approx. 1.4 miles away); Farm of Lloyd B. Wescott (approx. 2.1 miles away in New Jersey). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Solebury Township.
 
Delaware Canal & Pennsylvania Canal Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, April 2, 2009
3. Delaware Canal & Pennsylvania Canal Marker
A section of the Delaware and Pennsylvania Canal image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, April 2, 2009
4. A section of the Delaware and Pennsylvania Canal
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 24, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 3, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 919 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 3, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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