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Near Skyline View in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Union Canal

 
 
Union Canal Marker image. Click for full size.
By John Robinson, April 19, 2010
1. Union Canal Marker
Inscription. At Union Deposit, five miles south, can be seen remains of this canal. It connected the Susquehanna at Middletown with the Schuylkill at Reading. Suggested by William Penn, the canal was surveyed in 1762. Completed in 1828; abandoned in 1885.
 
Erected by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Union Canal marker series.
 
Location. 40° 20.328′ N, 76° 42.768′ W. Marker is near Skyline View, Pennsylvania, in Dauphin County. Marker is at the intersection of Allentown Blvd. and Hershey Road on Allentown Blvd.. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Harrisburg PA 17112, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Barnett's Fort (approx. 2.9 miles away); Paxton Riflemen (approx. 3.7 miles away); Hanover Church (approx. 4 miles away); a different marker also named Union Canal (approx. 4.1 miles away); The M.S. Hershey Rose (approx. 4.1 miles away); Fort Manada (approx. 4.2 miles away); Hanover Resolves (approx. 4.6 miles away); Wilt Chamberlain's Scoring Record (approx. 4.6 miles away).
 
Categories. Waterways & Vessels
 
Union Canal Marker image. Click for full size.
By John Robinson, April 19, 2010
2. Union Canal Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 30, 2010, by John K. Robinson of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 721 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 30, 2010, by John K. Robinson of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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