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Vestal in Broome County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Old Canal Bed

 
 
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By Scott J. Payne, April 30, 2016
1. Old Canal Bed Marker
Inscription.  Down the path are remains of the unfinished Chenango Canal extension. It was built in the 1860's
 
Erected 1976.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Chenango Canal series list.
 
Location. 42° 5.548′ N, 75° 56.931′ W. Marker is in Vestal, New York, in Broome County. Marker is on Vestal Parkway E. just west of Clubhouse Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Vestal NY 13850, 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. Roberson Museum (approx. 1.6 miles away); In Honor of Rod Serling (approx. 1.6 miles away); Site of Peterson's Tavern (approx. 1.7 miles away); Chenango Canal (approx. 1.7 miles away); Near This Point 18 August 1779 (approx. 1.7 miles away); Routes of the Armies of General John Sullivan and General James Clinton (approx. 1.8 miles away); Freedom Trail (approx. 1.9 miles away); Universalist (approx. 2 miles away).
 
Old Canal Bed Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, August 25, 2019
2. Old Canal Bed Marker
on Vestal Parkway East
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Old Canal Bed Marker image. Click for full size.
By Scott J. Payne, April 30, 2016
3. Old Canal Bed Marker
Looking west.
Old Canal Bed Marker image. Click for full size.
By Scott J. Payne, April 30, 2016
4. Old Canal Bed Marker
Looking north toward Chenango River
Old Canal Bed Marker image. Click for full size.
By Scott J. Payne, April 30, 2016
5. Old Canal Bed Marker
Looking south.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 20, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 2, 2016, by Scott J. Payne of Deposit, New York. This page has been viewed 295 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on May 2, 2016, by Scott J. Payne of Deposit, New York.   2. submitted on November 20, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.   3, 4, 5. submitted on May 2, 2016, by Scott J. Payne of Deposit, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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