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Towaco in Morris County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Morris Canal

1831-1924

 
 
Morris Canal Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Ross, April 21, 2011
1. Morris Canal Marker
Inscription. Industrial transportation route extending from Phillipsburg to Jersey City. The canal, an engineering feat of locks and inclined planes, revitalized the iron industry in Morris County.
New Jersey Register of Historic Places National Register of Historic Places
 
Erected by Morris County Heritage Commission.
 
Location. 40° 55.536′ N, 74° 20.074′ W. Marker is in Towaco, New Jersey, in Morris County. Marker is on U.S. 202 0.1 miles east of Barney Lane, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Towaco NJ 07082, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Nicholas Vreeland Outkitchen (approx. 0.7 miles away); Henry Doremus House (approx. 1.1 miles away); John Dods Tavern (approx. 1.6 miles away); Montville School (approx. 2.7 miles away); Jesse Van Ness Farm (approx. 2.7 miles away); Johannes Parlaman House (approx. 2.9 miles away); a different marker also named Morris Canal (approx. 3.2 miles away); Mandeville Farm Encampment Site (approx. 3.2 miles away).
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceWaterways & Vessels
 
Portion of the Morris Canal near the marker image. Click for full size.
By David Ross, April 21, 2011
2. Portion of the Morris Canal near the marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by David Ross of Pequannock, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 418 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by David Ross of Pequannock, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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