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Stanhope in Sussex County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Morris Canal

National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark

 
 
Morris Canal Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, October 21, 2016
1. Morris Canal Marker
Inscription.  
The hydraulic–powered inclined plane system of the Morris Canal.
 
Erected 1980 by American Society of Civil Engineers.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the ASCE Civil Engineering Landmarks, and the Morris Canal series lists.
 
Location. 40° 54.858′ N, 74° 45.277′ W. Marker is in Stanhope, New Jersey, in Sussex County. Marker can be reached from Waterloo Valley Road, on the right when traveling east. Marker is located in Historic Waterloo Village. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Stanhope NJ 07874, 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. Waterloo: A Transportation Crossroads (a few steps from this marker); The Morris Canal Inclined Planes (a few steps from this marker); Canal Features at Waterloo (within shouting distance of this marker); The Morris Canal 1824-1924 (within shouting distance of this marker); Let This Tablet Honor Them and All Who Live For the Good of the Community
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Waterloo, A Canal Town (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sussex Branch Trail (approx. one mile away); Christopher Columbus Memorial Highway (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stanhope.
 
Morris Canal Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, October 21, 2016
2. Morris Canal Marker
Marker in Waterloo Village image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, October 21, 2016
3. Marker in Waterloo Village
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 16, 2023. It was originally submitted on October 21, 2016, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 406 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 21, 2016, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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