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Williams Township in Northampton County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Pennsylvania Canal

 
 
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By Don Morfe, July 19, 2015
1. Pennsylvania Canal Marker
Inscription.  A system of State-built public works to connect Philadelphia, 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 & Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1827.
 
Location. 40° 37.62′ N, 75° 11.46′ W. Marker is in Williams Township, Pennsylvania, in Northampton County. Marker is on South Delaware Drive. The marker is located on the grounds of the Delaware Canal State Park-Locks 22, 23. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2340 S Delaware Dr, Easton PA 18042, 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. Delaware Canal (here, next to this marker); Mules and Men (within shouting distance of this marker); Life Along The Canal (within shouting distance of this marker); Maurice K. Goddard
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By Don Morfe, July 19, 2015
2. Pennsylvania Canal Marker
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Carpentersville (approx. 0.6 miles away in New Jersey); Seigletown (approx. 1.7 miles away in New Jersey); Finesville (approx. 1.8 miles away in New Jersey); Finesville Dam (approx. 1.8 miles away in New Jersey). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Williams Township.
 
Pennsylvania-Delaware Canal image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 19, 2015
3. Pennsylvania-Delaware Canal
Pennsylvania-Delaware Canal image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 19, 2015
4. Pennsylvania-Delaware Canal
Sign at the entrance to the Park image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 19, 2015
5. Sign at the entrance to the Park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 5, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 25, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 201 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 25, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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