SCHUYLKILL CANAL
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member sclave
N 40° 41.724 W 076° 09.988
18T E 401447 N 4505598
Quick Description: It's on the sidewalk at intersections of Pike & Pine Sts. at the Port Carbon,Pa. 17965 veterans park! To Log: A photo of your gpsr and marker if alone or You and Marker if with someone!
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 5/7/2006 2:23:04 PM
Waymark Code: WMC45
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member deano1943
Views: 16

Long Description:
The 108 mile canal from Philadelphia linked this region's anthracite coal fields with industrail markets along the U.S. east coast.In 1828 the Schuylkill Navigation Company completed the canal to Port Carbon,which was its northern terminus until 1853.

Also the first part of the multi Canal Cache begins nearby!
Marker Name: SCHUYLKILL CANAL

County: Schuylkill

Date Dedicated: 09/04/1994

Marker Type: City

Location: Pine & Pike Sts.

Category: Canals,Navigation,Transportation

Website: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
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