“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Airville, Pennsylvania

Clickable Map of York County, Pennsylvania and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> York County, PA (375) Adams County, PA (1393) Cumberland County, PA (356) Dauphin County, PA (291) Lancaster County, PA (415) Baltimore County, MD (294) Carroll County, MD (196) Harford County, MD (176)  YorkCounty(375) York County (375)  AdamsCounty(1393) Adams County (1393)  CumberlandCounty(356) Cumberland County (356)  DauphinCounty(291) Dauphin County (291)  LancasterCounty(415) Lancaster County (415)  BaltimoreCountyMaryland(294) Baltimore County (294)  CarrollCounty(196) Carroll County (196)  HarfordCounty(176) Harford County (176)
York is the county seat for York County
Airville is in York County
      York County (375)  
      Adams County (1393)  
      Cumberland County (356)  
      Dauphin County (291)  
      Lancaster County (415)  
      Baltimore County, Maryland (294)  
      Carroll County, Maryland (196)  
      Harford County, Maryland (176)  
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1Pennsylvania (York County), Airville — The Canal Boats
A great variety of boats traveled the Susquehanna and Tidewater Canal. Fast-moving packet boats, which carried passengers and were pulled by horses, sometimes at a trot, always had the right of way when passing through the lock. Slower freight . . . Map (db m171561) HM
2Pennsylvania (York County), Airville — The Canal Community
Small settlements grew up around the canal, many of the inhabitants either working for the canal company or providing goods and services to local boatmen and their passengers. An 1898 survey of the area listed five existing buildings at Lock 15: a . . . Map (db m171281) HM
3Pennsylvania (York County), Airville — The Locks
A lock acts as a step in the canal, allowing boats to be raised or lowered over changes in elevation. 29 lift locks along the Susquehanna and Tidewater Canal raised boats a total of 231 feet from Havre de Grace, Maryland, to Wrightsville, . . . Map (db m171282) HM
4Pennsylvania (York County), Airville — The Susquehanna & Tidewater Canal
North America's vast network of rivers provided Native Americans and European settlers alike with their earliest transportation routes. Early in the nineteenth century with overland routes only crudely developed and railroads not yet spanning the . . . Map (db m171559) HM
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Sep. 29, 2022