Pennsylvania Canal and Limestone Run Aqueduct

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Pennsylvania Canal and Limestone Run Aqueduct
Pennsylvania Canal's Limestone Run Aqueduct ruins.jpg
Limestone Run Aqueduct ruins in August 2013
Pennsylvania Canal and Limestone Run Aqueduct is located in Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania Canal and Limestone Run Aqueduct
Location Bounded by Broadway, Filbert St., Limestone Run and Bound Ave., Milton, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 41°01′07″N 76°51′13″W / 41.01861°N 76.85361°W / 41.01861; -76.85361Coordinates: 41°01′07″N 76°51′13″W / 41.01861°N 76.85361°W / 41.01861; -76.85361
Area 1.7 acres (0.69 ha)
Built 1829-1830
Built by Foller & Levan; Et al.
Architect Rawle, Francis W.
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 78002438[1]
Added to NRHP December 19, 1978

Pennsylvania Canal and Limestone Run Aqueduct is a historic aqueduct and related sites located at Milton, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania. The Milton Section was built in 1829-1830, as part of the West Branch Division of the Pennsylvania Canal. It encompasses 20 contributing structures and 2 contributing sites and consists of the Limestone Run Aqueduct, canal bed, and towpath. Included are the remains of Lock #17. The aqueduct consists of a single span built of stone and wood, 20-foot-long (6.1 m) and a width of 75-foot (23 m).[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.[1]

Panoramic view of the north side of the acqueduct ruins.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ ""National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania"" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes Sidney Davis and Susan M. Zacher (November 1977). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Pennsylvania Canal and Limestone Run Aqueduct" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-05-27.