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Site of Pennsylvania main line canal 1829-1864In Saltsburg were two boatyards, warehouses, lift lock number 8 and A turning basin. Salt was shipped from wells nearby. Passengers traveled on packet boats. One of these was owned and operated by J.M.…
First salt well in the vicinity was drilled, 1813-14. By the 1830's this area had become a leading United States salt producer. Important to its shipment was the Pennsylvania Canal's Western Division. The canal crossed here, 1829-1864, and was the…
On June 7, 1997, this park was dedicated to the memory of William I. Maxwell. His love for and commitment to the Saltsburg community, combined with his love for the river, make the Rivers' Edge park a fitting tribute that the community and its vis…