Macedon in Wayne County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Erie Lock 60
Through these hallowed chambers
passed untold thousands. Built in
1821 Clinton's Ditch Lock #71
1841 Erie enlargement Lock #60
1874 doubled - 1888 lengthened
Erected by Macedon Lock 60 Historic Site.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Man-Made Features • Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Erie Canal series list.
Location. 43° 4.207′ N, 77° 16.924′ W. Marker is in Macedon, New York, in Wayne County. Marker is on New York State Route 31 ¼ mile east of O'Neil Rd, on the left when traveling east. Based on the map used for determining Lat/Long the proper address for this should be Quaker Rd., but we saw this on a day trip along Rt. 31 It is, however, across the Erie Canal from 31 (see photos). Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2574 Quaker Road, Palmyra NY 14522, 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. Enlarged Erie Canal Lock 60 Historic Site (a few steps from this marker); First Settlers of Macedon In Memory of Our Fallen Civil War Soldiers (approx. 0.9 miles away); Macedon's Honor Roll (approx. one mile away); May 29, 1800 (approx. 1.1 miles away); Wilcoxen Home (approx. 1.1 miles away); Have You Wondered (approx. 1.2 miles away); Historic Sites (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Macedon.
Credits. This page was last revised on May 22, 2018. It was originally submitted on December 16, 2012, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. This page has been viewed 324 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 16, 2012, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. 3. submitted on May 22, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. 4, 5. submitted on December 16, 2012, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.