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Raven Rock in Hunterdon County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Delaware & Raritan Canal

 

May They Rest In Peace Forever

 
Delaware & Raritan Canal Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Alan Edelson, March 15, 2009
1. Delaware & Raritan Canal Marker
Inscription. In memory of those who lost their lives during construction of the Delaware & Raritan Canal.
From 1830 to 1834, an army of ditch diggers, carpenters and masons - many of whom were Irish immigrants - built the canal. Large numbers perished during the cholera epidemic. It is believed that they were buried along the route of the canal.
This stone from Lock 13 at New Brunswick. Dedicated in 2001
 
Erected 2001.
 
Location. 40° 24.594′ N, 75° 2.15′ W. Marker is in Raven Rock, New Jersey, in Hunterdon County. Marker is at the intersection of New Jersey Route 29 and Quarry Road, on the right when traveling south on State Route 29. Click for map. Marker is located at the Bull's Island State Park Visitors Center. Marker is in this post office area: Stockton NJ 08559, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Uranium Ore (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lumberville - Ravenrock Toll-Supported Pedestrian Bridge (approx. 0.2 miles away); Delaware Canal / Pennsylvania Canal (approx. 0.2 miles away in Pennsylvania); Martin Johnson Heade (approx. 0.2 miles
Delaware & Raritan Canal Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Alan Edelson, March 15, 2009
2. Delaware & Raritan Canal Marker
away in Pennsylvania); Saxtonville Tavern (approx. 0.4 miles away); Rosemont - Raven Rock Bridge (approx. 1.1 miles away); Carversville Historic District (approx. 1.6 miles away in Pennsylvania); Farm of Lloyd B. Wescott (approx. 1.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Raven Rock.
 
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Bull's Island Bulletin Board Photo, Click for full size
By Alan Edelson, March 15, 2009
3. Bull's Island Bulletin Board
Delaware & Raritan Canal - Lock at Bull's Island Photo, Click for full size
By Alan Edelson, March 15, 2009
4. Delaware & Raritan Canal - Lock at Bull's Island
Delaware & Raritan Canal Photo, Click for full size
By Alan Edelson, March 15, 2009
5. Delaware & Raritan Canal
Delaware & Raritan Canal Photo, Click for full size
By Alan Edelson, March 15, 2009
6. Delaware & Raritan Canal
Delaware & Raritan Canal. Photo, Click for full size
By Alan Edelson, March 15, 2009
7. Delaware & Raritan Canal.
Delaware & Raritan Canal Photo, Click for full size
By Alan Edelson, March 15, 2009
8. Delaware & Raritan Canal
Delaware & Raritan Canal Photo, Click for full size
By Alan Edelson, March 15, 2009
9. Delaware & Raritan Canal
 
 
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