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Near Hartstown in Crawford County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Erie Extension Canal

 
 
Erie Extension Canal Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, October 21, 2012
1. Erie Extension Canal Marker
Inscription. Cut off from the rest of Pymatuning Swamp by a 3-mile bank, this became the 600-acre "Pymatuning Reservoir" of the canal, which lay at its western edge. Begun by the State, 1838; finished by the Erie Canal Company, 1843-44.
 
Erected 1948 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Erie Canal marker series.
 
Location. 41° 33.219′ N, 80° 22.456′ W. Marker is near Hartstown, Pennsylvania, in Crawford County. Marker is on Liberty Street (U.S. 322) 0.2 miles east of Center Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hartstown PA 16131, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. This Tablet (approx. 5 miles away); To the Memory of the Brave (approx. 5.1 miles away); The Ice Industry and the Ice Houses (approx. 5.1 miles away); a different marker also named Erie Extension Canal (approx. 5.1 miles away); Geology (approx. 5.1 miles away); The Railroads (approx. 5.1 miles away); Conneaut Reservoir (was approx. 5 miles away but has been reported missing. ); Jamestown Community Veterans Memorial (approx. 5.9 miles away).
 
Categories. Waterways & Vessels
 
Erie Extension Canal Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, October 21, 2012
2. Erie Extension Canal Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 21, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 325 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 21, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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