19TH CENTURY U.S. CANALS

Pennsylvania

 

 

Junction Canal

Also see New York Index

A History of Old Tioga Point and Early Athens, Pennsylvania
A description of the unearthing of prehistoric tusks during the canal's construction is on page 19; A brief history of the canal, including its economic impact on the region begins on page 533.

 

Bradford County, Athens Township map – 1869
Shows the route of the canal.

 

Census Reports Tenth Census: June 1, 1880, Volume 4 – 1883
A brief history and description of the canal is on page 759.

 

Digital Public Library of America
Link to a historical map.

 

History of Bradford County, Pennsylvania – 1878
Reference to the canal is on page 258.

 

History of Bradford County, Pennsylvania – 1891
Reference to the canal is on page 218.

 

History of Luzerne, Lackawanna, and Wyoming Counties, Pa – 1880
A brief history is on page 70; continuing on page 92.

 

History Of The Canal System Of The State Of New York
A brief history and description of the canal.

 

In Assembly, January 27, 1838: Report of the Committee on Grievances
A discussion of the impact of the proposed canal on the water supply for the Chemung Canal is on page 126.

 

Junction Canal
A brief history and description of the canal. Map and links to related sites.
 

Junction Canal
A brief history of the canal.

 

Laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania – 1863
An Act regarding leasing of the canal begins on page 311.

 

Laws of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania – 1858
An Act relating to the canal begins on page 64.

 

The Junction Canal
An article begins on page 4 of the American Canal Society newsletter.

 

The Transportation Revolution, 1815-60
A brief history of the canal is on page 36.

 

Twin Tiers Roots: Elmira's other canal
 A brief history of the canal.   Includes a map.

 

Rev. May, 2022