19TH CENTURY U.S. CANALS

Pennsylvania

 

 

Leiper Canal

 

A Geography of Pennsylvania - 1843
A brief description of the canal.
 

Chester (and Its Vicinity,) Delaware County, in Pennsylvania – 1877
A brief history of the canal begins on page 237.

 

George Gray Leiper
A brief biography, including reference to the canal he built.
 

History of Chester County, Pennsylvania – 1884
An index of links which reference the canal in the document.

 

History of Delaware County, Pennsylvania – 1862
A brief history and description of the canal is on page 389.

 

Leiper Canal
A brief history and description of the canal. Includes a map and links to related sites.
 

Leiper Canal and Railroad
A brief history of the canal and railtoad.   Current photo.

 

Leiper Railroad and Canal
An article begins on page 6 of the American Canal Society newsletter.

 

Leipers Canal
A brief history and description of the canal.

 

Niles' Weekly Register, Volume 37 – 1829
A report of the recent opening of the canal is on page 168.

 

Old Roads Out of Philadelphia - 1917
A brief history of the canal. Includes a historical photo of part of the remnants.
 

The Register of Pennsylvania – 1829
An report of the recent start of construction is on page 64; a brief history of the canal is on page 96.

 

Thomas Leiper
A brief biography, including reference to the canal.
 

Rev. November, 2020