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Honesdale in Wayne County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Snubbing Post

 
 
Snubbing Post Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 6, 2017
1. Snubbing Post Marker
Inscription.

from Hintze Lock
Delaware and Hudson Canal

The speed of a boat entering the
lock was controlled by giving
a line a turn around this post


 
Location. 41° 34.621′ N, 75° 15.467′ W. Marker is in Honesdale, Pennsylvania, in Wayne County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (U.S. 6) and Park Street, on the left when traveling south on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Riverfront Park, Honesdale PA 18431, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Stourbridge Lion (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Stourbridge Lion (within shouting distance of this marker); The Tallman Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); Heroes of 1776-Residents of Wayne County (within shouting distance of this marker); 1829 Stourbridge Lion (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Baptist Church (about 400 feet away); Senator Kingsbury House (approx. mile away); Wayne County Walk of Honor (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Honesdale.
 
Also see . . .
1. A Short History of the Delaware and Hudson Canal Company. (Submitted on February 7, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Snubbing Post and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 6, 2017
2. Snubbing Post and Marker

2. The Delaware and Hudson Canal. (Submitted on February 7, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. The Delaware and Hudson Canal. (Submitted on February 7, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Delaware and Hudson Canal Photos. (Submitted on February 7, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Man-Made FeaturesWaterways & Vessels
 
Other Snubbing Post and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 6, 2017
3. Other Snubbing Post and Marker
Snubbing Posts and Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 6, 2017
4. Snubbing Posts and Markers
On each side of The Stourbridge Lion monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 7, 2017. This page originally submitted on February 7, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 226 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 7, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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