Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Durham Township in Bucks County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Delaware Canal

 
 
Delaware Canal Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, May 21, 2009
1. Delaware Canal Marker
Inscription.  Here is Lock No. 21 in a series of 23 lift locks, numbered from Bristol to Easton. The aqueduct over Cooks Creek is one of nine which carried water and shipping across branches of the Delaware River.
 
Erected 1948 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Bridges & ViaductsWaterways & 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° 34.783′ N, 75° 11.818′ W. Marker is in Durham Township, Pennsylvania, in Bucks County. Marker is on Pennsylvania Route 611, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1499 Easton Rd, Kintnersville PA 18930, 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. Canal Boats (here, next to this marker); Mt. Joy (approx. 0.9 miles away in New Jersey); Mid-Atlantic Highlands
Delaware Canal Marker-Durham image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 19, 2015
2. Delaware Canal Marker-Durham
Click or scan to see
this page online
(approx. one mile away); Riegelsville (approx. one mile away); Riegelsville Roebling Bridge (approx. one mile away); Riegelsville Civil War Memorial (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Riegelsville Academy and Public Library (approx. 1.2 miles away); Riegelsville Historic District (approx. 1.2 miles away in New Jersey).
 
Delaware Canal Marker-Durham image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 19, 2015
3. Delaware Canal Marker-Durham
See separate marker - Mules and Men
Delaware Canal Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, May 21, 2009
4. Delaware Canal Marker
Aqueduct across Cooks Creek, mentioned on marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, May 21, 2009
5. Aqueduct across Cooks Creek, mentioned on marker
Downstream Section of Lock No. 21 image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, May 21, 2009
6. Downstream Section of Lock No. 21
Upstream Section of Lock No. 21 image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, May 21, 2009
7. Upstream Section of Lock No. 21
Water in Delaware Canal image. Click for full size.
By John Ben Urban, August 28, 2010
8. Water in Delaware Canal
Water now flows in the Aqueduct image. Click for full size.
By John Ben Urban, August 28, 2010
9. Water now flows in the Aqueduct
Delaware Canal Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, May 21, 2009
10. Delaware Canal Marker
Durham Furance image. Click for full size.
By John Ben Urban, August 28, 2010
11. Durham Furance
Delaware Canal Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, May 21, 2009
12. Delaware Canal Marker
Durham Furnce - Lock 21 image. Click for full size.
By John Ben Urban, August 28, 2010
13. Durham Furnce - Lock 21
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 24, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 21, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 971 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on May 21, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey.   2, 3. submitted on July 25, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland.   4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on May 21, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey.   8, 9. submitted on August 30, 2010, by John Ben Urban of Middletown, Delaware.   10. submitted on May 21, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey.   11. submitted on August 30, 2010, by John Ben Urban of Middletown, Delaware.   12. submitted on May 21, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey.   13. submitted on August 30, 2010, by John Ben Urban of Middletown, Delaware. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

Share this page.  
Share on Tumblr
m=19233

Paid Advertisement
Sep. 28, 2021