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Macedon in Wayne County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Erie Lock 60

 
 
Erie Lock 60 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, September 1, 2012
1. Erie Lock 60 Marker
Inscription. Through these hallowed chambers passed untold thousands. Built in 1821Clinton's Ditch Lock #71 1841 Erie enlargement Lock #60 1874 doubled - 1888 lengthened
 
Erected by Macedon Lock 60 Historic Site.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Erie Canal marker series.
 
Location. 43° 4.207′ N, 77° 16.924′ W. Marker is in Macedon, New York, in Wayne County. Marker is on State Highway 31 (New York State Route 31) mile east of O'Neil Rd. Touch for map. Based on the map used for determining Lat/Long the proper address for this should be Quaker Rd., but we saw this on a day trip along Rt. 31 It is, however, across the Erie Canal from 31 (see photos). Marker is in this post office area: Macedon NY 14502, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Martin Harris Farm (approx. 2.3 miles away); Lake Stone House (approx. 2.3 miles away); a different marker also named Martin Harris Farm (approx. 2.3 miles away); First Church (approx. 2.5 miles away); First School House (approx. 2.5 miles away); Cumorah (approx. 2.5 miles away); World War I Mortar (approx. 2.6 miles away); Admiral William T. Sampson Memorial (approx. 2.6 miles away).
 
Categories. Man-Made FeaturesWaterways & Vessels
 
Erie Lock 60 Marker as seen across the Erie Canal from the Towpath Walking Trail image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, September 1, 2012
2. Erie Lock 60 Marker as seen across the Erie Canal from the Towpath Walking Trail
Facing East from Canal Towpath immediately opposite Canal from Marker image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, September 1, 2012
3. Facing East from Canal Towpath immediately opposite Canal from Marker
My Jeep is nest to the Towpath, the cars in the distance are driving on NYS Rt. 31
Facing West from Canal Towpath immediately opposite Canal from Marker image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, September 1, 2012
4. Facing West from Canal Towpath immediately opposite Canal from Marker
Image taken from along Canal Towpath walking trail. Cars in distance driving along NYS Rt. 31
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 16, 2012, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. This page has been viewed 229 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 16, 2012, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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