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Williamsport Aqueduct Walk

Course number : LIR132   ID : 21678    Section Number : 3
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The Cushwa Warehouse and basin and the former trolley power house (“Trolley Barn”) are discussed as well as a sawmill and furniture factory once located in the area. The canal is crossed on a new pedestrian bridge with a short flight of steps on both sides built on the RR lift bridge. On the towpath side of the canal, the restored Conococheague Aqueduct is toured. During the half mile walk down the towpath to Lock 44, the 1909 Rt. 11 bridge, 1923 RR lift bridge, and the 1879 Bollman Company bridge along with the history of its predecessors, are all discussed. At the lock, the once busy commercial area on the berm that included a mill and the Steffey and Findlay Company coal yards as well the lock, bypass flume, creosote dip tank, and lockhouse are all discussed.

Class Details

1 Sessions
Weekly - Mon


Gray,Karen M 



Please read:  Rain date: Monday 4/19/21.This tour involves moderate walking on flat terrain and a pedestrian bridge with a short flight of steps (can drive around this part if necessary by using Bollman Company road bridge). Students should provide their own water and food (bringing a lunch is encouraged) and their own transportation to the tour location. There is ample parking available on site. No refunds after close of business on April 5.This Face to Face Course is taught at designated locations during scheduled times. An email will be sent prior to the first class with detailed course information and class details. Students must abide by Maryland Governor Larry Hogan's Executive Order requiring the use of face coverings in outdoor public areas whenever it is not possible to maintain physical distancing.

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Price: $0.00

In State 

Price: $5.00

Out of State Price 


Registration Closes On
Monday, April 12, 2021 @ 11:59 PM



Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
4/12/2021 - 4/12/2021 Weekly - Mon 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM Frederick, OFF CAMPUS  Map, Room: Off Campus Location Gray,Karen M 

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