Schuylkill River

The Schuylkill River ( SKOOL-kil, locally SKOO-kəl) is an important river running west to east in eastern Pennsylvania, which was improved by navigations into the Schuylkill Canal. Several of its tributaries drain major parts of the center-southern and easternmost Coal Regions in the state. Originating from waters in the Anthracite Coal Region, millions of tons of coal enabling the iron and steel based industries of America's largest city of the day made their way down the waterway to make a great dent in the 19th-century's energy needs. It flows for 135 miles (217 km) before joining the Delaware River as one of its largest tributaries in Philadelphia. In 1682 William Penn chose the left bank of the confluence upon which he founded the planned city of Philadelphia on lands purchased from…
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This is an easy loop that winds through a wooded area with a few small seasonal …
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