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

Morris Canal

1824     1924

 
 
Morris Canal Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 17, 2010
1. Morris Canal Marker
Inscription.  
National
Registered Landmark

Plane No. 3 East.
Just west is Plane No. 2 East.

Morris County

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceWaterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 40° 52.82′ N, 74° 39.38′ W. Marker is in Roxbury, New Jersey, in Morris County. Marker is at the intersection of Emmans Road and Canal Street, on the left when traveling north on Emmans Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ledgewood NJ 07852, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Morris Canal   1824 – 1924 (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Silas Riggs House (approx. ¼ mile away); Morris Canal "King's Basin" (approx. ¼ mile away); King House Museum (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lake Rogerene (approx. 1.1 miles away); First Presbyterian Church at Suckasunny Plains (approx. 1.3 miles away); a different marker also named Morris Canal (approx. 1.3 miles away); Lake Hopatcong Station (approx. 1.7 miles away).
 
Marker on Emmans Road image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 17, 2010
2. Marker on Emmans Road
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Morris Canal Greenway image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 17, 2010
3. Morris Canal Greenway
The Greenway encompasses sections of the historic Morris Canal. This one is located a short distance west of the marker.
Morris Canal Ledgewood Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 17, 2010
4. Morris Canal Ledgewood Park
Marker is located near the entrance to this park.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 31, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 19, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 840 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 19, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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