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Phillipsburg in Warren County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Morris Canal Bridge No. 2

 
 
Morris Canal Bridge No. 2 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alan Edelson, May 7, 2010
1. Morris Canal Bridge No. 2 Marker
Inscription.  This bridge marks the western limit of Morris Canal property acquired by the state under agreement, November 29th 1922. The canal was chartered December 31st 1824, and opened for business in 1831. Two miles west of this point, at the Delaware River, it connected with the Lehigh Canal. Its traffic reached a maximum of 889,229 tons in 1866, and had declined to 27,392 tons in 1902.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Bridges & ViaductsWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Lehigh Canal, and the Morris Canal series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is November 29, 1824.
 
Location. 40° 40.651′ N, 75° 10.164′ W. Marker is in Phillipsburg, New Jersey, in Warren County. Marker is at the intersection of S. Main Street and Carpentersville Road, on the right when traveling west on S. Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Phillipsburg NJ 08865, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Morris Canal - Lock 10 West (within shouting distance of this marker); Morris Canal Greenway (approx. 0.2 miles away); James Campbell
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(approx. ¼ mile away); Early Industry (approx. 0.4 miles away); Korean War Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); World War II Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); World War I Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Phillipsburg.
 
Morris Canal Bridge No. 2 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alan Edelson, May 7, 2010
2. Morris Canal Bridge No. 2 Marker
Marker is on the left side of the bridge.
Greens Bridge and Spillway Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alan Edelson, May 7, 2010
3. Greens Bridge and Spillway Marker
Located on the right side of the bridge in previous photo.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 9, 2010, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 967 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 9, 2010, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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