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Lock No. 12 looking north. image, Touch for more information
By Bill Pfingsten, May 16, 2011
Lock No. 12 looking north.
Pennsylvania (York County), Delta — Lock No. 12 Link with the Past
Just north of this spot are the walls of what was once lock No. 12 of the old Susquehanna & Tidewater Canal, which paralleled the Susquehanna River 45 miles between Wrightsville, PA and Havre De Grace, MD. Built in 1836-39 and opened in 1840, the . . . — Map (db m42504) HM
Pennsylvania (York County), Delta — Mason - Dixon Line
The historic boundary between Pennsylvania and Maryland was surveyed, 1763-1767, by Charles Mason and Jeremiah Dixon to settle border disputes between the two Provinces. This section of the Mason-Dixon Line was first surveyed June 26, 1765. — Map (db m3767) HM
Pennsylvania (York County), Delta — Survivor of the Past
You are looking at the top of a restored lime kiln. Many of these were in use during the 1800's but have since become outmoded by large scale production techniques.

This double kiln has two circular pots, constructed of schist stone that held the . . . — Map (db m42505) HM


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