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Tinicum Township near Upper Black Eddy in Bucks County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Delaware Canal

 
 
Delaware Canal Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alan Edelson, April 2, 2009
1. Delaware Canal Marker
Inscription.  Uhlertown, known as Mexico at an earlier date, was named for Michael Uhler, boatbuilder and operator of a line of canal boats. Lock No. 18 and well kept buildings are interesting reminders of canal days.
 
Erected 1948 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Bridges & ViaductsSettlements & SettlersWaterways & 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.
 
Location. 40° 31.525′ N, 75° 4.36′ W. Marker is near Upper Black Eddy, Pennsylvania, in Bucks County. It is in Tinicum Township. Marker is on Uhlerstown Hill Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7 Uhlerstown Hill Rd, Upper Black Eddy PA 18972, 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. Frenchtown Railroad (approx. half a mile away in New Jersey);
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Gem Building (approx. half a mile away in New Jersey); Frenchtown Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 0.6 miles away in New Jersey); Frenchtown Veterans Monument (approx. 0.6 miles away in New Jersey); Lower Argillite Alley (approx. 0.7 miles away in New Jersey); Frenchtown World War 1 Monument (approx. 0.7 miles away in New Jersey); Frenchtown (approx. one mile away in New Jersey); Hazzard's Bridge (approx. 1.3 miles away).
 
Delaware Canal Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alan Edelson, April 2, 2009
2. Delaware Canal Marker
Lock No. 18 on the Delaware Canal at Uhlerstown image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alan Edelson, April 19, 2009
3. Lock No. 18 on the Delaware Canal at Uhlerstown
Uhlertown Lock - Lock 18 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By John Ben Urban, August 28, 2010
4. Uhlertown Lock - Lock 18
Uhlertown Covered Bridge image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alan Edelson, April 2, 2009
5. Uhlertown Covered Bridge
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 7, 2023. It was originally submitted on April 3, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,090 times since then and 18 times this year. Last updated on April 19, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 3, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey.   3. submitted on April 19, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey.   4. submitted on August 30, 2010, by John Ben Urban of Middletown, Delaware.   5. 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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