Roebling's Delaware Aqueduct

274 River Road
Beach Lake, PA 18405
Local Phone: (570) 685-4872

upde_interpretation@nps.gov http://www.nps.gov/upde/history...
Lat: 41.48483
Lon: -74.986685

Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River is the home of the oldest existing wire suspension bridge in the United States — the Delaware Aqueduct, or Roebling Bridge as it is now known. Begun in 1847 as one of four suspension aqueducts on the Delaware and Hudson Canal, it was designed by and built under the supervision of John A. Roebling, future engineer of the Brooklyn Bridge.

Portions of the D & H Canal, including the Delaware Aqueduct, were designated a National Historic Landmark in 1968. The Delaware Aqueduct is also designated a National Civil Engineering Landmark. 





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