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Navy Yard in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

1825

DeWitt Clinton

 
 
1825 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 15, 2018
1. 1825 Marker
Inscription. The 363-mile Erie Canal, promoted by New York governor Clinton, opens. Settlers move west and the cost to move goods east decreases 90%. New York becomes the busiest port in America.
 
Erected by United States Department of Transportation.
 
Location. 38° 52.579′ N, 77° 0.063′ W. Marker is in Navy Yard, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on M Street SE east of 4th Street SE, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington DC 20003, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 1827 (here, next to this marker); 1833 (here, next to this marker); 1830 (here, next to this marker); Railroad Freight Car Truck and Tracks (a few steps from this marker); 1840-1950 (a few steps from this marker); 1817 (a few steps from this marker); 1865-1869 (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named 1830 (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Navy Yard.
 
Categories. Man-Made FeaturesWaterways & Vessels
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 19, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 15, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 28 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on January 15, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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