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Posted on: April 12, 2023

The Schuylkill Canal Association: Preserving the History of Upper Providence Township

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The Schuylkill Canal, originally known as Oakes Reach and named for its designer in 1820, is in the state of Pennsylvania and found in and alongside the Schuylkill River. The Schuylkill Navigation Company operated the canal from 1825 to 1917. The 108-mile...

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Posted on: March 22, 2023

Historic Trappe: Keeping History Alive in Upper Providence Township

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Upper Providence Township is steeped in history going back to the early 1700s. Historic homes from the earliest settlements of German immigrants dot the landscape and are an important reminder of our colonial past. These treasures would have been lost to ...

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