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Clifton in Passaic County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Morris Canal

 
 
The Morris Canal Marker image. Click for full size.
By Doran Howitt, April 2013
1. The Morris Canal Marker
Inscription. This waterway, conceived in the 1820's, linked Pennsylvania's coal fields, New Jersey's iron industry and New York's commercial markets. For 100 years it flowed between the Delaware and Hudson Rivers.
Gloria J. Kolodziej, Mayor, City of Clifton
Florence B. Nibbling, Chairman, Clifton Historical Commission
Jack W. Keupfer, Restoration Coordinator
This park dedicated May 17, 1987
 
Erected 1987 by Clifton Historical Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 40° 51.508′ N, 74° 10.536′ W. Marker is in Clifton, New Jersey, in Passaic County. Marker can be reached from Broad St.. Click for map. at Morris Canal Park and Nature Preserve. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1115 Broad St., Clifton NJ 07013, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Morris Canal (approx. ¾ mile away); Woods Road (approx. 1.5 miles away); Great Notch (approx. 1.8 miles away); Washington’s Lookout (approx. 2.1 miles away); a different marker also named
The Morris Canal Restoration image. Click for full size.
By Doran Howitt, April 2013
2. The Morris Canal Restoration
Washington’s Lookout (approx. 2.1 miles away but has been reported missing); Lafayette Headquarters (approx. 2.2 miles away); Frederick House (approx. 2.3 miles away); Martin Luther King, Jr. (approx. 2.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Clifton.
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceWaterways & Vessels
 
Sign board in the park image. Click for full size.
By Doran Howitt, April 2013
3. Sign board in the park
See two higher-resolution photos
Sign board top image. Click for full size.
By Doran Howitt, April 2013
4. Sign board top
Sign board bottom image. Click for full size.
By Doran Howitt, April 2013
5. Sign board bottom
Yet Another Morris Canal Marker image. Click for full size.
By Doran Howitt, April 2013
6. Yet Another Morris Canal Marker
Copies of this sign appear in several places nearby and on Broad Street
Marker at base of flag pole image. Click for full size.
By Doran Howitt, April 2013
7. Marker at base of flag pole
Lots of markers in this park.... image. Click for full size.
By Doran Howitt, April 2013
8. Lots of markers in this park....
"Prism" = canal bed image. Click for full size.
By Doran Howitt, April 2013
9. "Prism" = canal bed
The Morris Canal Flowed Past Here image. Click for full size.
By Doran Howitt, April 2013
10. The Morris Canal Flowed Past Here
Similar signs are posted other places in Passaic County on the old canal route
The tow path image. Click for full size.
By Doran Howitt, April 2013
11. The tow path
Lots to read in this park.... image. Click for full size.
By Doran Howitt, April 2013
12. Lots to read in this park....
Windmill (not a real one) in park image. Click for full size.
By Doran Howitt, April 1, 2013
13. Windmill (not a real one) in park
Support your local canal image. Click for full size.
By Doran Howitt, April 2013
14. Support your local canal
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Doran Howitt of Fair Lawn, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 279 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14. submitted on , by Doran Howitt of Fair Lawn, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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