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Settled in the early 1800s, Lancaster became the center of trade for the surrounding mill villages. Instrumental in the city's growth was a series of canals built on the Catawba-Wateree River during the 1820s. The locks made the waterway navigable despite its treacherous shoals and falls. A section of locks at Landsford Canal State Park, about 15 miles northwest off US 21 and SR 330, has been restored.

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Lancaster County Chamber of Commerce 453 Colonial Ave. LANCASTER, SC 29720. Phone:(803)283-4105
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114 Commerce Blvd. Lancaster, SC 29720
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