Sunday, September 22, 2019

946. Increased

946. Increased
Definition: (v) make greater in size, amount, intensity, or degree
Location Placed: Locktender's House and Gate 11, New Hope, Pennsylvania
Date Placed: 8/30/19 at 2:19pm



The Locktender's House and Lock 11 were super interesting! I had no idea there were locks to ship goods up from the Philadelphia area up to the Easton area, passing through New Hope. I figured ships would've just used the Delaware River, but that was not the case. There is also a much greater change in elevation than I would've thought, necessitating the lock system. Currently it is a nice little bike path extending for a good number of miles. If I lived closer, I could see it being a place I regularly visited as it was calm and very picturesque!

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