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Airville in York County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Susquehanna Canal

 
 
Susquehanna Canal Marker image. Click for full size.
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 in Airville, Pennsylvania, in York County. Marker is on Furnace Road PA 425 0.1 miles north of Goram Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Airville PA 17302, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Susquehanna and Tidewater Canal (here, next to this marker); York Furnace Bridge (a few steps from this marker); The Cost of Dynamite (approx. 3.3 miles away);
Warehouse building. image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, March 1, 2008
2. Warehouse building.
Now occupied by Tucquan Club.
Iron Works (approx. 4.2 miles away); Servicing a Freight Road (approx. 4.4 miles away); Conestoga Indian Town (approx. 4.4 miles away); Conestoga (approx. 4.6 miles away); Survivor of the Past (approx. 5.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Airville.
 
Susquehanna River as seen from the marker. image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, March 1, 2008
3. Susquehanna River as seen from the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 1, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,812 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 1, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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