Union Canal

Union Canal (HM4DZ)

Location: Middletown, PA 17057 Dauphin County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 12.015', W 76° 43.03'

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This canal was operated from 1828-1884. It connected the Susquehanna at Middletown with the Schuylkill at Reading, following the Swatara and Tulpehocken Creeks. Much coal and iron ore were transported. Course of canal was just west of old mill race.
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HM NumberHM4DZ
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Year Placed1949
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 10:18am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 353848 N 4451397
Decimal Degrees40.20025000, -76.71716667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 12.015', W 76° 43.03'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 12' 0.90" N, 76° 43' 1.80" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 815 E Harrisburg Pike, Middletown PA 17057, US
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