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Washington in Warren County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Morris Canal

 
 
Morris Canal Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Alan Edelson, April 13, 2009
1. Morris Canal Marker
Inscription.
1824-1924
National Register Landmark
Canal Crossed Here

 
Location. 40° 45.245′ N, 75° 1.559′ W. Marker is in Washington, New Jersey, in Warren County. Marker is on Little Philadelphia Road, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Washington NJ 07882, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Franklin Township Veterans Monument (approx. 1.2 miles away); Mary Catherine Phillips (approx. 1.9 miles away); Sister Mary Miranda C.S.S.F. (approx. 2 miles away); Revolutionary Artillery Site (approx. 2.5 miles away); U.S.S. Maine Memorial (approx. 2.6 miles away); St. Rose of Lima R.C. Church (approx. 3.5 miles away); Historic Second Presbyterian Church (approx. 3.6 miles away); Oxford Furnace #1 (approx. 3.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Washington.
 
Categories. Waterways & Vessels
 
General View of Canal Bed - Washington Vicinity image, Click for more information
2. General View of Canal Bed - Washington Vicinity
Washington is one of many areas which still has visible traces of the Morris Canal, one of only a few amphibious canal systems built in the United States.
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)
HAER NJ,21-PHIL,1-G-
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Remains of Morris Canal Photo, Click for full size
By Alan Edelson, April 13, 2009
3. Remains of Morris Canal
 
 
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