Union Canal

Union Canal (HM4DS)

Location: Hershey, PA 17033 Dauphin County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 17.144', W 76° 40.7'

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At Union Deposit, just to the north, can be seen the remains of the canal. It united the Susquehanna at Middletown with the Schuylkill at Reading. Suggested by William Penn, the canal was surveyed 1762, in use by 1828, abandoned in 1885.
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HM NumberHM4DS
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Year Placed1947
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 1:40am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 357333 N 4460822
Decimal Degrees40.28573333, -76.67833333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 17.144', W 76° 40.7'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 17' 8.64" N, 76° 40' 42.00" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 160-198 S Hanover St, Hershey PA 17033, US
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