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Landing in Morris County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Morris Canal Lock Tender's House

 
 
Morris Canal Lock Tender's House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Raymond Siwek, June 12, 2020
1. Morris Canal Lock Tender's House Marker
Inscription.  
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. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
 
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. 1˝ miles away); Home of Hudson Maxim (approx. 1.8 miles away); Lotta Crabtree House (approx. 1.9 miles away); Hugh Allen Mansion (approx. 2.3 miles
Morris Canal Lock Tender's House image. Click for full size.
By Raymond Siwek, June 12, 2020
2. Morris Canal Lock Tender's House
away); Lake Musconetcong (approx. 2.3 miles away); The Morris Canal   1824 – 1924 (approx. 2˝ miles away); Stanhope, NJ (approx. 2˝ 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.)
 
Morris Canal Lock Tender's House image. Click for full size.
By Raymond Siwek, June 12, 2020
3. Morris Canal Lock Tender's House
 
 
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 32 times since then. 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.
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