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.
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).
In order to enjoy any of the multimedia presentations, you must
have Windows media player, a free download. In addition to being
free, the software has versions for all operating systems and
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