Erie Extension Canal

Erie Extension Canal (HM1LCS)

Location: Girard, PA 16417 Erie County
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N 41° 57.08', W 80° 19.746'

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Part of the old channel is visible by the present railroad, which replaced the canal. Lockport, now Platea, was founded in 1839 at a point where a series of locks, 28 in two miles, lowered boats bound for Erie. Canal open 1844-71.
Year Placed1947
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
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Date Added Saturday, June 27th, 2015 at 6:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 555604 N 4644590
Decimal Degrees41.95133333, -80.32910000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 57.08', W 80° 19.746'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 57' 4.8" N, 80° 19' 44.76" W
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Area Code(s)814
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 8514-8520 PA-18, Girard PA 16417, US
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