Conewago Canal Company

Alternative names
Dates:
Active 1789
Active 1792

Biographical notes:

The Conewago Canal Company built the Conewago Canal on the Susquehanna River at Conewago Falls, Lancaster County, Penn. The company was founded in 1792 by a group of Pennsylvania investors with the support of the state legislature. The locks were officially opened in 1797 and the company was sold to its creditors in 1800.

From the guide to the Conewago Canal Company records, 1788-1820, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.)

The Conewago Canal Company built the Conewago Canal on the Susquehanna River at Conewago Falls, Lancaster County, Penn.

The company was founded in 1792 by a group of Pennsylvania investors with the support of the state legislature. The locks were officially opened in 1797 and the company was sold to its creditors in 1800.

From the description of Conewago Canal Company records, 1788-1820. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122534161



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Subjects:

  • Canals
  • Toll roads -- Pennsylvania
  • Toll roads
  • Mills and mill-work -- Pennsylvania
  • Mills and mill-work
  • Canals -- Pennsylvania

Occupations:

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Places:

  • Pennsylvania (as recorded)
  • Conewago Creek (Adams County and York County, Pa.) (as recorded)
  • Pennsylvania (as recorded)
  • Susquehanna River (as recorded)
  • Pennsylvania--Conewago (York County : Township) (as recorded)
  • Susquehanna River (as recorded)
  • Baltimore (Md.) (as recorded)
  • Baltimore (Md.) (as recorded)