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

Tow Path

D & H Canal

 
 
Tow Path Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 3, 2009
1. Tow Path Marker
Inscription.  
Opened 1828,   Closed 1898.
From Honesdale, Pa., to
Kingston. Carried coal to
New York City.

 
Erected by City of Port Jervis.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Waterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 41° 22.722′ N, 74° 41.887′ W. Marker is in Port Jervis, New York, in Orange County. Marker is at the intersection of W Main Street and Grand View Avenue, on the left when traveling west on W Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Port Jervis NY 12771, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort Decker (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fort Burned by Indians (approx. 0.2 miles away); Decker Fort (approx. 0.2 miles away); Erie Turntable (approx. ¼ mile away); Bridge Ca. 1855 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Banach Olympic Circle (approx. 0.4 miles away); Port Jervis (approx. 0.4 miles away); 1903 Library (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Port Jervis.
 
Also see . . .  Delaware & Hudson Canal. National Park
Marker in Port Jervis image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 3, 2009
2. Marker in Port Jervis
Service website. (Submitted on July 5, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Tow Path image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 3, 2009
3. Tow Path
The tow path is preserved as a hiking trail just across the street from the marker.
Artifact along the Tow Path image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 3, 2009
4. Artifact along the Tow Path
Evidence of the past use of this area can be discovered along the tow path, such as this abandoned telephone pole.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 5, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 766 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 5, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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