Jordan in Onondaga County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Abandoned Fall of 1917
Aqueduct built 1841
when the canal was enlarged
Canal Park built 1932
Erected 2004 by Town of Elbridge.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Erie Canal marker series.
Location. 43° 3.954′ N, 76° 28.4′ W. Marker is in Jordan, New York, in Onondaga County. Marker is on North Main Street (New York State Route 317), on the right when traveling north. The marker is located within the Jordan Canal Park in the Village of Jordan. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jordan NY 13080, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sheldon Peck (approx. ¼ mile away); Jordan Lock 51 (approx. 1.1 miles away); Doman House (approx. 2.4 miles away); This Lot (approx. 2.4 miles away); Industrial Area (approx. 2.4 miles away); Built about 1820 (approx. 2½ miles away); Built Circa 1835 (approx. 2½ miles away); Elbridge (approx. 2.6 miles away).
Regarding Erie Canal. The Village of
The Jordan Aqueduct was built in 1841 when the Erie Canal was enlarged and it carried the Erie Canal over Skaneateles Creek. It was abandoned in the fall of 1917 at the end of the canal season. Currently in the Jordan Canal Park you can walk through two of the four aqueduct arches and examine the magnificent stonework. The abandoned canal bed has been made into a garden park including benches and a trail which runs along the bottom of the old canal prism with views of the old canal walls. A modern foot bridge, a recent feature of the Jordan Canal Park, spans the creek and is
Also see . . . The Erie Canal - The Jordan Aqueduct, Jordan, N.Y. ,. for a comprehensive series of photos of the aqueduct in the Jordan Canal Park. (Submitted on October 15, 2008, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.)
Additional keywords. Jordan Elbridge Aqueduct Canal Park
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 2, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 15, 2008, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 1,371 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 15, 2008, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. 3, 4. submitted on October 24, 2017, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.