Schuylkill Canal

Schuylkill Canal (HM1AQU)

Location: Port Carbon, PA 17965 Schuylkill County
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N 40° 41.72', W 76° 9.989'

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The 108-mile canal from Philadelphia linked this region's anthracite coal fields with industrial markets along the U.S. east coast. In 1828 the Schuylkill Navigation Company completed the canal to Port Carbon, which was its northern terminus until 1853.
Year Placed1994
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
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Date Added Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 9:15am PDT -07:00
Photo Credits: [1] CAROLYN MARTIENSSEN  
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 401445 N 4505591
Decimal Degrees40.69533333, -76.16648333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 41.72', W 76° 9.989'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 41' 43.20" N, 76° 9' 59.34" W
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Area Code(s)570
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 50 Pine St, Port Carbon PA 17965, US
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