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Honesdale in Wayne County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Delaware & Hudson Canal

 
 
Delaware & Hudson Canal Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 28, 2015
1. Delaware & Hudson Canal Marker
Inscription. Terminus of the waterway uniting the Hudson and Delaware rivers. Built in 1825-28. A gravity railroad feeder reached to Carbondale. For 70 years the anthracite trade outlet for the region.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 34.333′ N, 75° 15.354′ W. Marker is in Honesdale, Pennsylvania, in Wayne County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (US 6) and 8th Street on Main Street (US 6). Click for map. The marker is in front of the Museum of the Wayne County Historical Society, Honesdale PA. Marker is in this post office area: Honesdale PA 18431, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Stourbridge Lion (within shouting distance of this marker); Lincoln Nomination (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wayne County (approx. 0.2 miles away); Wayne County Civil War Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Heroes of 1776-Residents of Wayne County (approx. 0.3 miles away); 1829 Stourbridge Lion (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Stourbridge Lion (approx. 0.4 miles away); Honesdale (approx. 0.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Honesdale.
 
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Delaware & Hudson Canal Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 28, 2015
2. Delaware & Hudson Canal Marker
Delaware & Hudson Canal plaque image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 28, 2015
3. Delaware & Hudson Canal plaque
The Delaware and Hudson Canal has been designated a registered National Historic Landmark under the provision of the Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935. This site possesses exception value in commemorating or illustrating the history of the United States. US Department of the Interior, National Park Service 1968
Delaware & Hudson Canal plaque is attached to the wall of the Museum image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 28, 2015
4. Delaware & Hudson Canal plaque is attached to the wall of the Museum
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 159 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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