Content: Collection consists of correspondence, minutes, business papers, and accounts of the Conewago Canal Company.
Ownership: MSS 86M66
Content: The Conewago Canal Company built the Conewago Canal on theSusquehanna 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.