The Lock House

The Lock House (HMAP)

Location: Havre de Grace, MD 21078 Harford County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 33.168', W 76° 5.498'

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The Lock House is located at the southern terminus of the Susquehanna and Tidewater Canal, which operated from 1840-1897. The canal was pivotal in the development of the Lower Susquehanna River Valley. It connected with the Pennsylvania Canal at Columbia and the Conestoga Canal at Safe Harbor, opening central Pennsylvania to trade with Baltimore and Philadelphia. The Lock House built in 1840, served as the toll collector's office and home of the lock tender.
Series This marker is part of the Susquehanna and Tidewater Canal series
Historical Period19th Century
Historical PlaceBusiness Center, River
Marker TypeHistoric Building
Marker ClassHistorical Marker
Marker StyleFree Standing
Placed ByMaryland Historical Trust & Maryland State Highway Administration
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 11:25pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 406212 N 4378693
Decimal Degrees39.55280000, -76.09163333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 33.168', W 76° 5.498'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 33' 10.0800" N, 76° 5' 29.8800" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)443, 410
Can be seen from road?Yes
Is marker in the median?No
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 601-625 Water St, Havre de Grace MD 21078, US
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