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12. Port Clinton.

Each presentation is in three parts. The introduction, which explains the history of the entire Pennsylvania Canal Network. Next is the individual site presentation which is on this page. The final part is the ending and credits which give due credit to those who created the texts which we used in our research.

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12. Port Clinton. Hamlet, on Rt. 61 four miles north of Hamburg in a gap in the Blue Mountains, has a 1.1 mile section of the Schuylkill Canal Towpath Trail and four locks including Lock #25, the deepest single lock (14 ft.) on the upper canal. Port Clinton Transportation Museum, on Penn Street, one block west of Rt. 61, is devoted to the history of the Schuylkill Navigation Canal. Operated by Northern Berks-Southern Schuylkill Historical Association. Call for schedule. (610-562-9383).
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