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St. Patrick's Chapel. . Built in 1819 by Irish immigrants, who lived along the Susquehanna River, dug the canals, and piloted the canal barges. It is the second oldest Catholic Church in Cecil County. Since Catholics were not allowed, at that time…
Near Pilot, two and one-half miles northwest of this point, lies the site of a Susquehanna fording used by Indians before the coming of the white man. By 1695, a barge provided ferry service to the colonists. The Conowingo Lake now covers the site…
The corporate title of the company authorized in 1783 to build one of the first inland waterways in America. The bed of this canal and some of its stone locks are still visible near this road.