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

Erie Extension Canal

 
 
Erie Extension Canal Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, April 13, 2014
1. Erie Extension Canal Marker
Inscription. A section of this canal, linking New Castle and Erie, lies at foot of the slope, to left of side road. Conneaut Line, Erie to Conneaut Lake, begun by State, 1838; finished by company headed by R.S. Reed, of Erie, 1843-44.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 42° 4.295′ N, 80° 10.943′ W. Marker is in Erie, Pennsylvania, in Erie County. Marker is at the intersection of West Ridge Road (U.S. 20) and Asbury Road, on the right when traveling east on West Ridge Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Erie PA 16506, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Giant Gondola Wheel (approx. 2.9 miles away); Perry's Shipyards (approx. 5.2 miles away); The Lawrence and Niagara (approx. 5.3 miles away); Old State Line (approx. 5.4 miles away); Cascade Creek (approx. 5 miles away); Erie (approx. 5.9 miles away); Sister Bernard Sheridan (approx. 5.9 miles away); Harry Kellar (approx. 6.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Erie.
 
Categories. Waterways & Vessels
 
Erie Extension Canal Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, April 13, 2014
2. Erie Extension Canal Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 13, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 260 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 13, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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