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New Hope in Bucks County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Delaware Canal

 
 
Delaware Canal Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, June 19, 2009
1. Delaware Canal Marker
Inscription. Here are locks No. 8-11 of the 23 lift locks on this canal. New Hope also had one of the nine aqueducts and the only toll station between Bristol and Easton. Coal was the largest item of shipping.
 
Erected by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 21.502′ N, 74° 56.952′ W. Marker is in New Hope, Pennsylvania, in Bucks County. Marker is on Main Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Hope PA 18938, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Delaware Canal (within shouting distance of this marker); Vansant House (approx. mile away); Lambertville Outlet Lock (approx. mile away in New Jersey); Aquetong Creek (approx. 0.3 miles away); New Hope Mills (approx. 0.3 miles away); Ferry Landing (approx. 0.3 miles away); Road to Monmouth Battlefield (approx. 0.3 miles away); Indian Logan (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Hope.
 
Categories. Waterways & Vessels
 
Delaware Canal - National Historic Landmark Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, June 19, 2009
2. Delaware Canal - National Historic Landmark Plaque
Across the street from the Delaware Canal marker
Lock on the Delaware Canal image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, June 19, 2009
3. Lock on the Delaware Canal
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 20, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 779 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 20, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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