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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.
Erie Lock 60
Through these hallowed chambers
passed untold thousands. Built in
1821 Clinton'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 New York State Route 31 mile east of O'Neil Rd, on the left when traveling east. 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 at or near this postal address: 2574 Quaker Road, Palmyra NY 14522, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Enlarged Erie Canal Lock 60 Historic Site (a few steps from this marker); First Settlers of Macedon (approx. 0.2 miles away); In Memory of Our Fallen Civil War Soldiers (approx. 0.9 miles away); Macedon's Honor Roll (approx.
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
one mile away); May 29, 1800 (approx. 1.1 miles away); Have You Wondered (approx. 1.2 miles away); Historic Sites (approx. 1.2 miles away); Emma B. Sweet (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Macedon.
 
Categories. Man-Made FeaturesWaterways & Vessels
 
Erie Lock 60 & Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 21, 2018
3. Erie Lock 60 & Marker
Refer to the nearby "Enlarged Erie Canal Lock 60 Historic Site" marker in the database for how to physically access the site. The site is on the north side of the current Erie Barge Canal.
Facing East from Canal Towpath immediately opposite Canal from Marker image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, September 1, 2012
4. 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
5. 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 May 22, 2018. This page originally submitted on December 16, 2012, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. This page has been viewed 286 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 16, 2012, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York.   3. submitted on May 22, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.   4, 5. submitted on December 16, 2012, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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