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Hundreds of dignitaries and common folk gathered in Bristol on Oct. 27, 1827, to see the first shovelful of earth dug for the Delaware Canal. The future waterway connecting the Lehigh …

One could assume that Yardley was named after the man who emigrated to America after purchasing the land from William Penn, but the story is not that simple. William Yardley was an English Quaker, who …

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