19TH CENTURY U.S. CANALS

Pennsylvania

 

 

 

Oaks Canal

Also see Schuylkill Navigation

A Brief Description of the Canals and Rail Roads of the United States – 1834
A description is on page 30.

 

Along the Perkiomen
A historical photo is on page 11.

 

Digital Public Library of America
Links to historical maps.

 

Montgomery County map – 1849
Shows the route of the canal.

 

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

 

Oaks, Pennsylvania
Includes a brief history of the canal.

 

Thomas Oakes
Includes a brief history of the canal.

 

Rev. August, 2021