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Deerpark in Orange County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

D. and H. Canal

 
 
D. and H. Canal Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 3, 2009
1. D. and H. Canal Marker
Inscription.
A sluice from the Mongaup
River crossed here to
fill canal. Remains of
stonework may be seen
above bridge.

 
Erected 1936 by New York State Education Department.
 
Location. 41° 25.631′ N, 74° 45.314′ W. Marker is in Deerpark, New York, in Orange County. Marker is on New York State Route 97, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sparrow Bush NY 12780, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. D & H Canal (a few steps from this marker); Orange County (within shouting distance of this marker); Hawk’s Nest (approx. 1.2 miles away); Indian Raid (approx. 1.8 miles away); Tannery (approx. 2.6 miles away); a different marker also named D. and H. Canal (approx. 3.5 miles away); Decker Fort (approx. 4.4 miles away); Fort Burned by Indians (approx. 4.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Deerpark.
 
Also see . . .  Delaware & Hudson Canal. National Park Service website. (Submitted on July 5, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Waterways & Vessels
 
Marker in Deerpark image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 3, 2009
2. Marker in Deerpark
Markers on Route 97 image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 3, 2009
3. Markers on Route 97
Several markes are found at this location at the border of Orange and Sullivan Counties.
D. and H. Canal Stonework image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 3, 2009
4. D. and H. Canal Stonework
The stonework mentioned on the marker can be seen in this photo, taken just west of the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 5, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 659 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 5, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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