19TH CENTURY U.S. CANALS

Pennsylvania

 

 

State Canal: Eastern Division

Also see Pennsylvania Main Line Canal 

A Gazetteer of the State of Pennsylvania – 1832
A detailed description is on page 49.

 

Canals for a Nation
A brief history and description of this division begins on page 65.

 

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

 

Columbia, Marietta, and Wrightsville – 2009
A historical photo is on page 100.

 

Columbia, Pennsylvania : its people-- culture, religions, customs, education, vocations, industry – 1977
Reference to the canal is on page 34.

 

Eastern Division
A brief history and description of this division.

 

Harrisburg – 2000
Historical photos are on pages 8, 21-23 and 25.

 

Harrisburg: Pennsylvania's Capital City – 1969
Reference to the canal is on page 3.

 

Harrisburg, the City Beautiful, Romantic and Historic – 1927
References to the canal are on pages 40, 88, 101-104, 106 and 107.

 

History of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania – 1883
Reference to the canal is on page 315.

 

Main Line of Public Works
Includes a brief description and history of the Division, plus a map and links to related sites.
 

Middletown Borough – 2009
Historical photos are on pages 43, 85 and 94.

 

Pennsylvania Canal – Eastern Division Historical Marker
Photo of a historical marker and brief description and history of the canal.

 

Pennsylvania Canal - Eastern Division Historical Marker
Photo and text of an historical marker for the division. Includes a brief history of the canal.
 

Pennsylvania Canal Historical Marker
Photo and text of a marker in Dauphin County.

 

Pennsylvania Canal Historical Marker
Photo and text of a marker in Dauphin County.

 

Pennsylvania Canal: Eastern Division Historical Marker
Photo and text of a marker in Dauphin County.

 

Pennsylvania Canal Society Spring Field Trip
An article begins on page 6 of the American Canal Society newsletter.

 

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

 

Philadelphia History: Samuel Wetherill and the Early Paint Industry of Philadelphia – 1916
An index of links which make reference to the canal in the document.

 

The Chronicles of Middletown – 1906
Reference to the canal is on page 124.

 

The Register of Pennsylvania, Volume 7 – 1831
A description is on page 14.

 

The Western Pennsylvania Historical Magazine, Volumes 1-3 – 1918
A brief history and description of the division is on page 39.

 

Rev. May, 2022