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17 Locks

 
 
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Photographed By Bruce Kelly, April 9, 2020
1. 17 Locks Marker
Inscription.  Here began the 17 locks that lifted the Genesee Valley Canal over the hill to Portage
 
Erected 1940 by State Education Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceWaterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 42° 34.708′ N, 77° 56.867′ W. Marker is in Nunda, New York, in Livingston County. Marker is on New York State Route 436, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Nunda NY 14517, 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. "Nunda Valley" (approx. 0.3 miles away); Oakwood Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away); Nunda Soldiers' Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away); Lock 42 (approx. half a mile away); The Genesee Valley Canal (approx. 1.2 miles away); Deep Cut (approx. 1.8 miles away); Kish-A-Wa (approx. 2.4 miles away); School Site (approx. 2˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nunda.
 
More about this marker. Across the road, 500 feet to the East, is the Nunda
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Historical Society. Several locks are visible one mile West on RT 436 from this marker. Turn right onto Oakland Road, into the Oakland Canal Locks parking and picnic area. This is on State Park land and the Genesee Valley Greenway trail.
 
Also see . . .  Genesee Valley Canal (Wikipedia). (Submitted on April 11, 2020, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
17 Locks Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bruce Kelly, April 9, 2020
2. 17 Locks Marker
17 Locks Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bruce Kelly, April 9, 2020
3. 17 Locks Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 11, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 10, 2020, by Bruce Kelly of Perry, New York. This page has been viewed 331 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 10, 2020, by Bruce Kelly of Perry, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.

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