19TH CENTURY U.S. CANALS

Pennsylvania

 

 

State Canal: West Branch Division

 

A Gazetteer: Containing a General View of the United States – 1843
A brief description is on page 90.

 

A Geography of Pennsylvania – 1843
A brief description of the canal, including the uncompleted Sinnemahoning Extension, is on page 152.

 

A Picture of Clinton County – 1942
References to the canal are on pages 2, 63, 77, 82, 155, 156 and 158.

 

ACS-PCS Group Tours West Branch Canal
An article begins on page 8 of the American Canal Society newsletter.

 

Canal
A brief history and description of the canal.

 

Canals for a Nation
A brief description is on page 83.

 

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

 

History of Lycoming County, Pennsylvania – 1892
Reference to the canal is on page 323.

 

History of Lycoming County, Pennsylvania – 1929
Reference to the canal is on pages 518 - 525.

 

History of Northumberland County, Pennsylvania – 1891
Reference to the canal is on page 534.

 

Journal of the House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania – 1829
A report by the Supervisor of the canal begins on page 193.

 

Lock Haven – 2011
Reference to and historical photos of the canal are on pages 7, 13 and 67.

 

Mitchell's Compendium of the Internal Improvements of the United States – 1835
A brief description is on page 30.

 

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

 

Pennsylvania Canal: North Branch Division Historical Marker
Photo and text of a marker in Northumberland County.

 

Pennsylvania Canal (West Branch Division)
A brief history and description of the canal, including reference to the Bald Eagle, Lewisburg and Muncy Cuts and the Bald Eagle and Spring Lake Canal. Map and links to related sites.
 

Pennsylvania Canal System
A brief history of the canal, and its impact on the port of Lewisburg.  Historical photo.

 

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

 

Pennsylvania West Branch Canal History
An article begins on page 9 of the American Canal Society newsletter.

 

Picture of Lycoming County – 1939
Reference to the canal is on page 103.

 

Ruins of lock and lock house, West Branch Canal (Montoursville, Pa.)
A historical photo of the canal.

 

The Pennsylvania Main Line Canal and the Johnstown Flood
An article begins on page 7 of the American Canal Society newsletter.

 

The West Branch of the Pennsylvania Canal System Historical Marker
Photo and text of a marker in Northumberland County.

 

West Branch Canal
A brief history and description of the canal.

 

West Branch Pennsylvania Canal
Includes a history of the canal and its historical significance.

 

Williamsport: Boomtown on the Susquehanna – 2003
Reference to the canal is on page 36.

 

Rev. May, 2022