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Pennsylvania Canal (Eastern Division)

Type: 

Roadside

This Division was built, 1826-33; operated until 1901. Here, at old Clark's Ferry Towpath Bridge, the State's great inland canal traffic in iron, coal, and lumber crossed the Susquehanna. Lykens Valley coal trade, by way of Wiconisco Canal, joined it on the east bank.

Dedication Date: 

07/02/1952

Location

Rt. 147, just off exit from US 22/322 (east side of Clarks Ferry Bridge), Dauphin

County: 

Dauphin

Latitude: 

40.40

Longitude: 

-77.01