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Morris Canal - Lock 10 West

 
 
Morris Canal - Lock 10 West Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, May 7, 2010
1. Morris Canal - Lock 10 West Marker
Inscription. 1824 - 1924

Lock 10 West was situated on the N.W. side of S. Main St. with the Lopatcong Creek channel paralleling it. This lock had a lift of 9 ft. It's 3 ft. thick stone walls were 120 ft. long and it's chamber was 11 ft. wide.

A canal store operated by J.A. Young was located right next to the N.W. side of Lock 10W.

Pursell gristmill complex located 50 yds. to the east utilized water in the canal for power.
 
Location. 40° 40.656′ N, 75° 10.142′ W. Marker is in Phillipsburg, New Jersey, in Warren County. Marker is on S. Main Street near Carpentersville Road, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Phillipsburg NJ 08865, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Morris Canal Bridge No. 2 (within shouting distance of this marker); Phillipsburg Civil War Memorial (approx. 1.4 miles away); Kenneth "Red" Vandegrift (approx. 1.7 miles away); Dale Estate (approx. 1.9 miles away); Phillipsburg & South Main Street (approx. 1.9 miles away); Stites-Lander Townhouse (approx. 1.9 miles away); Lander-Stewart Mansion (approx. 1.9 miles away); Bluestone Sidewalks (approx. 1.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Phillipsburg.
 
Also see . . .
Morris Canal - Lock 10 West Secondary Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, May 7, 2010
2. Morris Canal - Lock 10 West Secondary Marker
 Site includes a picture of the old Pursell gristmill. (Submitted on June 8, 2010, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey.)
 
Categories. Waterways & Vessels
 
Morris Canal - Lock 10 West Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, May 7, 2010
3. Morris Canal - Lock 10 West Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 912 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Pictures of the Pursell gristmill complex, if still standing. • Can you help?
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