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Deerpark in Orange County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

D & H Canal

 
 
D & H Canal Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 3, 2009
1. D & H Canal Marker
Inscription.  
Crossed the Mongaup River
here in a wooden aqueduct
carried bulk of N.Y. City’s
coal via Kingston until
after the Civil War.

 
Erected 2003 by Town of Deerpark.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Waterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 41° 25.627′ N, 74° 45.301′ W. Marker is in Deerpark, New York, in Orange County. Marker is on New York State Route 97, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sparrow Bush NY 12780, 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. D. and H. Canal (a few steps from this marker); Orange County (within shouting distance of this marker); Hawk’s Nest (approx. 1.2 miles away); Indian Raid (approx. 1.8 miles away); Cahoonzie (approx. 1.9 miles away); Deerpark Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.2 miles away); Sparrowbush (approx. 2.2 miles away); Sparrowbush UMC (approx. 2˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Deerpark.
 
Also see . . .  Delaware & Hudson Canal
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. National Park Service website. (Submitted on July 5, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.) 
 
Marker in Deerpark image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 3, 2009
2. Marker in Deerpark
Markers on Scenic Byway image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 3, 2009
3. Markers on Scenic Byway
There are several markers at this location at the border of Orange and Sullivan counties. The D & H Canal marker is visible across the highway.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 5, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 905 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 5, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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