Canal Locks

Canal Locks (HMKBK)

Location: Middletown, OH 45044 Butler County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 30.963', W 84° 24.153'

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Port Middletown Plaza

Canal locks were built to raise and lower boats as the elevation of the land changed. There were 106 locks on the Miami & Erie Canal to overcome a difference in elevation of 512 feet.

The Excello Lock, left, was the first lock completed on the original Miami Canal in 1826. The Doty Lock, below, was the original Lock #1.
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HM NumberHMKBK
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Placed ByCity of Middletown, the Middletown Historical Society, and Others
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Date Added Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at 10:12am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 723289 N 4377267
Decimal Degrees39.51605000, -84.40255000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 30.963', W 84° 24.153'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 30' 57.78" N, 84° 24' 9.18" W
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Area Code(s)513, 937
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1825 Central Ave, Middletown OH 45044, US
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