19TH CENTURY U.S. CANALS

Pennsylvania

 

 

 

Bald Eagle & Spring Creek Canal

 

A Report from the President and Managers of the Bald Eagle and Spring Creek Navigation Company to the Stockholders – 1837
 

Background to the Virtual Walking Tour of Bellefonte, Pennsylvania
A brief history of the town, including the role of the canal in its development.
 

Bald Eagle & Spring Creek Navigation
A brief history and description of the canal. Map and links to related sites.
 

Bald Eagle & Spring Creek Navigation
A brief history and description of the navigation system.

 

Bald Eagle & Spring Creek Navigation Photos
A set of photos of the canal.
 

Bald Eagle Crosscut Canal at Main Street
A historical photo of the canal.
 

Chronicling America
A set of historical newspaper articles which make reference to the canal.

 

Clinton and Centre Counties map – 1872
Shows the route of the canal.

 

Curtin Village
A brief history of the community, including a timeline of key events, among them being the construction of the canal.
 

Curtin Village
A brief history of the community, including the role of the canal in its development.
 

Daniel Rupp's 1847 History of Centre County, PA
A history of the county, including reference to the expected impact of the canal, when it is completed.
 

Digital Public Library of America
Links to historical documents.

 

History of Centre and Clinton Counties
A brief history of the canal is on page 170.

 

Journal, Volume 2 – 1848
A report regarding tolls begins on page 273.

 

Journal, Volume 63, Part 2 – 1853
The annual statement of receipts and expenditures begins on page 279.

 

Laws of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania – 1866
The Act incorporating the canal company begins on page 828.

 

Miscellaneous Documents, Read in the Legislature of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania – 1860
The annual report for the canal company begins on page 1108.

 

Pennsylvania Newspaper Archive
A set of historical articles making reference to the navigation system.

 

Rails to Penn State: The Story of the Bellefonte Central
A brief history of the canal is on page 3.

 

Report of the Canal Commissioners with Accompanying Documents – 1840
A report regarding the canal begins on page 32.

 

Report to the stockholders of the Bald Eagle and Spring Creek Navigation Company – 1836

 

The First Report of the President and Managers of the Bald Eagle and Spring Creek Navigation Company to the Legislature of Pennsylvania, and the Stock Holders, Volume 2, Issue 9 – 1935
 

Rev. August, 2021