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Guest Speakers present “Conestoga Navigation: A Slackwater Canal”

April 11, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Rock Ford will welcome guest speakers Donald Kautz and Benton G. Webber as they present “Conestoga Navigation: A Slackwater Canal” on Thursday, April 11 at 4:30 pm. Their presentation will be an overview of the slackwater canal system that once existed on the Conestoga River from Lancaster to the Susquehanna with a brief history of the Conestoga Navigation Company and photographs of the remnants of the locks as they appear today.

Donald Kautz is a web developer by profession and an amateur photographer. Kautz recently produced a photo essay of the Conestoga River. Benton G. Webber is a municipal engineer for Lancaster Township. Webber received his engineering degree from Lehigh University and has been active in the local engineering profession for more than 30 years.

This presentation is free and open to the public. It will be held in the Rock Ford Barn.


Rock Ford Plantation
881 Rockford Rd
Lancaster, PA 17603 United States
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