Union Canal

Union Canal (HM1L6Q)

Location: Reading, PA 19607 Berks County
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N 40° 17.867', W 75° 55.559'

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In use, 1828-1884. It connected the Schuylkill at Reading with the Susquehanna at Middletown. About a mile east, at tip of Fritts Island, are remains of easternmost lock. It passed boats traveling to and from Philadelphia by way of Schuylkill Navigation.
HM NumberHM1L6Q
Year Placed1950
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission
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Date Added Friday, June 19th, 2015 at 6:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 421302 N 4461220
Decimal Degrees40.29778333, -75.92598333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 17.867', W 75° 55.559'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 17' 52.02" N, 75° 55' 33.54" W
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Area Code(s)215, 610
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1256 Morgantown Rd, Reading PA 19607, US
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