One of the Original 120 Locks Creating the Schuylkill Navigation SystemThe Port of Reading was one of a number of major inland port towns located along the navigable waterways in Pennsylvania. It was at Reading that the Union Canal joined with the Schuylkill Navigation System. The Union Canal extended along the Tulpehocken Creek, connecting the interior of Pennsylvania and the Susquehanna River with the Schuylkill River, the main route to Philadelphia.
|Placed By||Port of Reading Herigage Trail|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, June 19th, 2015 at 6:01am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18T E 421295 N 4464138|
|Decimal Degrees||40.32406667, -75.92641667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 40° 19.444', W 75° 55.585'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||40° 19' 26.64" N, 75° 55' 35.1" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||484, 610|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 622-698 Canal St, Reading PA 19602, US|
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