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Norwich in Chenango County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Chenango Canal

1837-1878

 
 
Chenango Canal Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Scott J. Payne, February 6, 2016
1. Chenango Canal Marker
Inscription.   Just west a large wooden aqueduct spanned creek. $2,500,000 canal linked area to Utica, Binghamton.
 
Erected 1976 by City of Norwich.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Bridges & ViaductsWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Chenango Canal series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1837.
 
Location. 42° 31.208′ N, 75° 31.379′ W. Marker is in Norwich, New York, in Chenango County. Marker is on South Broad Street (New York State Route 12). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Norwich NY 13815, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Chenango Canal (approx. 0.6 miles away); Railroad Yards (approx. 0.6 miles away); Avery Power (approx. 0.7 miles away); Chenango County World War II Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); Gateman’s Tower c. 1907 (approx. 0.8 miles away); First Log Cabin (approx. 0.8 miles away); Chenango Canal Walking Tour (approx. 0.8 miles
Chenango Canal Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Scott J. Payne, February 6, 2016
2. Chenango Canal Marker
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away); a different marker also named Chenango Canal Walking Tour (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Norwich.
 
Chenango Canal Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Scott J. Payne, February 6, 2016
3. Chenango Canal Marker
Approximate location of aqueduct where it crossed Canasawacta Creek.
Chenango Canal Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Scott J. Payne, February 6, 2016
4. Chenango Canal Marker
Looking west at approximate location over Canasawacta Creek. More than likely the small island in the middle of the creek was used to support the center of the bridge.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 26, 2016, by Scott J. Payne of Deposit, New York. This page has been viewed 298 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 26, 2016, by Scott J. Payne of Deposit, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Oct. 7, 2022