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Bloomfield in Essex County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Morris Canal

1824 - 1924

 

—National Register Landmark —

 
Morris Canal Marker image. Click for full size.
By James True, September 14, 2011
1. Morris Canal Marker
Inscription. At this location the canal crossed Second River on a wooden aqueduct. The aqueduct and canal's five-foot depth made this a popular summer diving and swimming spot for Bloomfield's youth.
 
Erected by Township of Bloomfield.
 
Location. 40° 47.389′ N, 74° 11.345′ W. Marker is in Bloomfield, New Jersey, in Essex County. Marker is on Newark Avenue west of Berkeley Avenue when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bloomfield NJ 07003, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Davis Homestead (approx. 0.4 miles away); German Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); Lest We Forget (approx. 0.6 miles away); Bloomfield Centennial War Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Joseph Bloomfield (approx. 0.6 miles away); Site of Col. Thomas Cadmus House (approx. 0.8 miles away); Belleville Copper Rolling Mill (approx. 0.8 miles away); Branch Brook Park (approx. 0.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Bloomfield.
 
Categories. Bridges & ViaductsWaterways & Vessels
 
Morris Canal Marker image. Click for full size.
By James True, September 14, 2011
2. Morris Canal Marker
Second River near the Morris Canal Marker image. Click for full size.
By James True, September 14, 2011
3. Second River near the Morris Canal Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by James True of Newark, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 475 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by James True of Newark, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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