Landing in Morris County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Morris Canal Lock Tender's House
Circa 1825 Gatekeeper's House for Lock 67 through which boats entered and left Lake Hopatcong on feeder connecting lake with main canal at Landing. Site of Pre-Revolutionary Brookland Iron Forge nearby.
Erected by Morris County Heritage Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Morris Canal series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1825.
Location. 40° 54.987′ N, 74° 39.894′ W. Marker is in Landing, New Jersey, in Morris County. Marker can be reached from Lakeside Blvd. (County Route 602) south of Brooklyn-Stanhope Road, on the left when traveling south. The marker is located in Hopatcong State Park, in front of the Lake Hopatcong Historical Museum. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Landing NJ 07850, 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. Lake Hopatcong Station (approx. 0.9 miles away); Lake Rogerene (approx. 1½ miles away); Home of Hudson Maxim (approx. 1.8 miles away); Lotta Crabtree House (approx. Hugh Allen Mansion (approx. 2.3 miles away); Lake Musconetcong (approx. 2.3 miles away); The Church In The Glen (approx. 2.3 miles away); The Morris Canal 1824 1924 (approx. 2½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Landing.
Also see . . .
1. Lake Hopatcong Historical Museum. (Submitted on October 10, 2020, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. Morris County Heritage Commission. (Submitted on October 10, 2020, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
Credits. This page was last revised on October 10, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 4, 2020, by Raymond Siwek of Morristown, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 104 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 4, 2020, by Raymond Siwek of Morristown, New Jersey. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.