19TH CENTURY U.S. CANALS

Pennsylvania

 

 

Codorus Navigation

 

A Description of the Canals and Railroads of the United States  1840
A brief description is on page 112.

 

A Glimpse Of Manchester Township History
Includes a brief history and description of the navigation system.

 

Annual Report of the President and Directors of the Baltimore and Susquehanna Rail-Road Company – 1828
A brief description of the canal and its impact on the economy of York begins on page 61.

 

Codorus Navigation
A brief history and description of the canal. Map and links to related web sites included.
 

Codorus Navigation Company, 1838 Stock Certificate
 

Genealogical Records of George Small
A brief history of the canal begins on page 26.

 

Hazard's Register of Pennsylvania, Volume 13 - 1834
An 1833 newspaper article announcing the completion of the canal is on page 32.

 

History of York County, from Its Erection to the Present Time – 1834
A brief description of the canal and the anticipated benefits to the community of York is on page 182.

 

History of York County Pennsylvania – 1845
Reference to the canal is on page 738.

 

History of York County Pennsylvania From the Earliest Time to the Present – 1886
Reference to the canal is on page 335.

 

History of York County, Pennsylvania, Volume 1 – 1907
A brief history of the canal is on page 608.

 

Imagine: 70-foot boat navigated York County's Codorus Creek
A brief history of the canal.
 

Journal, Part 1 – 1909
A brief history and description of the canal begins on page 1176.

 

Journal of the Senate of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Volume 2 – 1849
A statement of affairs of the Navigation Company begins on page 320.

 

Laws Enacted in the General Assembly of the Commonwealth - 1833
An Act authorizing the Governor to subscribe stock in the Codorus Navigation Company begins on page 183.

 

Laws Enacted in the General Assembly of the Commonwealth - 1852
An Act for the sale of the Codorus Navigation begins on page 420.

 

Legislative Documents, Comprising the Department and Other Reports Made to the Senate and House of Representatives of Pennsylvania During the Session of 1878, Volume 7
A brief history of the navigation system begins on page 205.

 

Map of the Codorus Navigation Canal
A map of the canal route.
 

Pennsylvania, Colonial and Federal: A History, 1608-1903, Volume 3
A brief history and description of the canal is on page 274.
 

Pennsylvania Newspaper Article
A set of historical articles making reference to the canal.

 

The Philadelphia-Baltimore trade rivalry, 1780-1860 - 1947
An index of links which make reference to the canal in the document.

 

The Register of Pennsylvania - 1831
An 1831 forecast of the probable volume of cargo that could be expected to be transported, and the tolls to be levied, when the canal is completed begins on page 46.

 

Water Resources Inventory Report - 1917
A brief history and description of the canal is on page 44.
 

York County Rail Trail Extension To Follow Canal Towpath
Includes a brief history of the canal.
 

Rev. May, 2022