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Rochester in Monroe County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark

Erie Canal

 
 
National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark Marker image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, September 17, 2012
1. National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark Marker
Inscription. National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark The Erie Canal Begun at Rome, N.Y., July 4, 1817 - Completed 1825 Benjamin Wright (1770-1842) Chief Engineer ASCE 1967
 
Erected 1967 by American Society of Civil Engineers.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Erie Canal, and the Historic Civil Engineering Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 43° 9.28′ N, 77° 36.629′ W. Marker is in Rochester, New York, in Monroe County. Marker is on East Broad Street (New York State Route 31) 0.1 miles east of Exchange Blvd (Route 383), on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rochester NY 14614, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Second Erie Canal Aqueduct (here, next to this marker); Transportation and Commerce (within shouting distance of this marker); Early Mills and Races (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Historic Site in Journalism (about 500 feet away); From Hunting Ground to City (about 500 feet away); Front Street (about 600 feet away); Erie Canal (about 600 feet away); The Genesee River (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rochester.
 
Categories. Waterways & Vessels
 
National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark, Aqueduct and Rochester Landmark Markers image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, September 17, 2012
2. National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark, Aqueduct and Rochester Landmark Markers
National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark and Aqueduct Markers image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, September 17, 2012
3. National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark and Aqueduct Markers
National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark Marker as seen facing east on Broad St. image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, September 17, 2012
4. National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark Marker as seen facing east on Broad St.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 29, 2013, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. This page has been viewed 293 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 29, 2013, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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