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Jordan in Onondaga County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Locktender’s House

 
 
Locktender’s House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, July 26, 2020
1. Locktender’s House Marker
Inscription.  
Locktender’s house served Erie Canal Lock 51 located west of Jordan. Lock active ca. 1858-1917. This rare Erie Canal bldg. moved here 1988 and restored.
 
Erected 2019 by William G. Pomeroy Foundation. (Marker Number 7.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Erie Canal series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1988.
 
Location. 43° 4.062′ N, 76° 28.123′ W. Marker is in Jordan, New York, in Onondaga County. Marker is on North Chappell Street, on the left when traveling east. Lock house is on the school grounds near old canal basin location. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9 North Chappell Street, Jordan NY 13080, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sheldon Peck (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Canalway Trail: Jordan/Jordan Aqueduct and Summit (approx. ¼ mile away); Erie Canal (approx. ¼ mile away); Sperry & Rockwell (approx. ¼ mile away); Jordan (approx. 0.3 miles away);
Locktender’s House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, July 26, 2020
2. Locktender’s House
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The H. Dodge House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Town of Elbridge (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Canalway Trail:Elbridge/Lock 51 (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jordan.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 28, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 27, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 63 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 27, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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May. 19, 2022