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Account of the Conewago-Canal, on the river Susquehanna.

Account of the Conewago-Canal, on the river Susquehanna.

To which is prefixed, the act for incorporating the company

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Published by Whitehall-Press: Printed by William Young, bookseller, no. 52, Second-Street, corner of Chesnut-Street, Philadelphia. in [Whitehall, Pa.] .
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    Subjects:
  • Canals -- Pennsylvania

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 33551
    ContributionsPennsylvania.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination[6], 18 p.
    Number of Pages18
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17165077M

    One of the most detailed business accounts reflected in the collections are the letters from Read discussing the Conewago Canal. Meredith had joined a group of other investors in the early s to contract for the building of this canal on the Susquehanna River in Pennsylvania. History and Traditions We opened on Sept. 1, , as The Missionary Institute of the Evangelical Lutheran Church, officially becoming Susquehanna University in During the 20th century, we transformed into a four-year university offering a range of bachelor's degrees for students.


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Placid canal harmed Susquehanna River Codorus Navigation and the Conewago Canal might have come earlier, but the Susquehanna and Tidewater Canal was the longest waterway and most successful.

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Plants. The Conewago Canal, on the west bank of the Susquehanna River below York Haven, Pennsylvania, 11 miles (18 km) south of Harrisburg in York County, enabled late 18th and early 19th century rivercraft to safely bypass rapids at Conewago Falls.

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