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Union Canal Tunnel 
Site # 14

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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Union Canal Tunnel Park. 90-acre park, 25th and Union Canal Drive, Lebanon (near Rt. 72) that includes 2/3 mile of watered Union Canal and the oldest existing transportation tunnel in the U.S. When completed in 1828, it was 729 feet long. It was designated a National Civil Engineering Landmark in 1970 and a National Historic Landmark in 1994. Maintained by Friends of the Union Canal Tunnel Park. (717-272-1473)
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