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Phillipsburg in Warren County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Morris Canal Bridge No. 2

 
 
Morris Canal Bridge No. 2 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, May 7, 2010
1. Morris Canal Bridge No. 2 Marker
Inscription. This bridge marks the western limit of Morris Canal property acquired by the state under agreement, November 29th 1922. The canal was chartered December 31st 1824, and opened for business in 1831. Two miles west of this point, at the Delaware River, it connected with the Lehigh Canal. Its traffic reached a maximum of 889,229 tons in 1866, and had declined to 27,392 tons in 1902.
 
Location. 40° 40.651′ N, 75° 10.164′ W. Marker is in Phillipsburg, New Jersey, in Warren County. Marker is at the intersection of S. Main Street and Carpentersville Road, on the right when traveling west on S. Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Phillipsburg NJ 08865, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Morris Canal - Lock 10 West (within shouting distance of this marker); Phillipsburg Civil War Memorial (approx. 1.4 miles away); Kenneth "Red" Vandegrift (approx. 1.7 miles away); Dale Estate (approx. 1.8 miles away); Phillipsburg & South Main Street (approx. 1.9 miles away); Stites-Lander Townhouse (approx. 1.9 miles away); Lander-Stewart Mansion (approx. 1.9 miles away); Bluestone Sidewalks (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Phillipsburg.
 
Categories. Bridges & ViaductsWaterways & Vessels
 
Morris Canal Bridge No. 2 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, May 7, 2010
2. Morris Canal Bridge No. 2 Marker
Marker is on the left side of the bridge.
Greens Bridge and Spillway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, May 7, 2010
3. Greens Bridge and Spillway Marker
Located on the right side of the bridge in previous photo.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 9, 2010, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 761 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 9, 2010, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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