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Lower Chanceford Township near Airville in York County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Susquehanna Canal

 
 
Susquehanna Canal Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Pfingsten, March 1, 2008
1. Susquehanna Canal Marker
Inscription.  Now housing the Tucquan Club, the nearby stone building was originally a warehouse for deposit and shipping on the canal. Masonry fragments and a portion of the canal-bed may be seen nearby.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsIndustry & CommerceWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, and the Susquehanna and Tidewater Canal series lists.
 
Location. 39° 52.499′ N, 76° 22.906′ W. Marker is near Airville, Pennsylvania, in York County. It is in Lower Chanceford Township. Marker is on Furnace Road (Pennsylvania Route 425) 0.1 miles north of Goram Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1045 Furnace Rd, Airville PA 17302, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Susquehanna and Tidewater Canal (here, next to this marker); York Furnace Bridge (a few steps from this
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marker); Susquehanna River Water Trail (approx. 0.2 miles away); The River's Ways (approx. 0.2 miles away); Indian Steps Cabin (approx. 0.9 miles away); Indian Steps (approx. 0.9 miles away); A Story Told by Our Totem Pole (approx. 0.9 miles away); Indigenous Peoples of the Susquehanna Valley (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Airville.
 
Warehouse building. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Pfingsten, March 1, 2008
2. Warehouse building.
Now occupied by Tucquan Club.
Susquehanna River as seen from the marker. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Pfingsten, March 1, 2008
3. Susquehanna River as seen from the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 7, 2023. It was originally submitted on March 1, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,938 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 1, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.

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