19TH CENTURY U.S. CANALS

Pennsylvania

 

 

Pine Grove Feeder Canal

Also see Union Canal

A Digest of the Acts of Assembly of Pennsylvania – 1829
An Act which includes authorization to construct the canal begins on page 277.

 

A Gazetteer of the State of Pennsylvania – 1832
A brief description is on page 376.

 

Agency Spotlight: Swatara State Park
Includes a brief history and description of the canal.

 

Early American Railroads – 1839
A brief description is on page 552.

 

History of Schuylkill County, Pa – 1881
A brief history of the canal is on page 81.

 

Memoir on the Recent Surveys, Observations, and Internal Improvements, in the United States – 1829
A description is on page 43.

 

Pine Grove Borough
Includes a brief history and description of the canal, and its economic impact on the community.

 

Pine Grove Branch of the Union Canal
A brief description and history of the canal.

 

Pine Grove Historic District
A brief history of the historic district, including reference to the canal.
 

Railway Locomotives and Cars, Volume 39 – 1866
An article about the destruction of the canal from flooding in 1862 is on page 154.

 

The Register of Pennsylvania – 1829
A brief history is on page 359.

 

The Register of Pennsylvania, Volume 6 – 1831
An article about the first boat arriving at Pine Grove is on page 361.

 

Union Canal
Current photos of the feeder canal.
 

Union Canal (Pennsylvania)
Includes a brief history and description of the feeder.

 

Union Canal Historical Marker
Photo and text of a marker, describing the feeder canal. Links to related sites.
 

Union Canal Historical Marker
Includes a brief history and description of the feeder.

 

Rev. June, 2020