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Honesdale in Wayne County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Delaware & Hudson Canal

 
 
Delaware & Hudson Canal Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 28, 2015
1. Delaware & Hudson Canal Marker
Inscription. Terminus of the waterway uniting the Hudson and Delaware rivers. Built in 1825-28. A gravity railroad feeder reached to Carbondale. For 70 years the anthracite trade outlet for the region.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 41° 34.333′ N, 75° 15.354′ W. Marker is in Honesdale, Pennsylvania, in Wayne County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (US 6) and 8th Street on Main Street (US 6). Touch for map. The marker is in front of the Museum of the Wayne County Historical Society, Honesdale PA. Marker is in this post office area: Honesdale PA 18431, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Stourbridge Lion (within shouting distance of this marker); Delaware & Hudson Gravity Railroad Coal Wagon (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lincoln Nomination (about 400 feet away); Zenas Russell House (about 400 feet away); Grace Episcopal Church (about 600 feet away); War Memorial
Delaware & Hudson Canal Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 28, 2015
2. Delaware & Hudson Canal Marker
(about 700 feet away); F. M. Crane House (about 700 feet away); Senator Kingsbury House (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Honesdale.
 
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Delaware & Hudson Canal plaque image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 28, 2015
3. Delaware & Hudson Canal plaque
The Delaware and Hudson Canal has been designated a registered National Historic Landmark under the provision of the Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935. This site possesses exception value in commemorating or illustrating the history of the United States. US Department of the Interior, National Park Service 1968
Delaware & Hudson Canal plaque is attached to the wall of the Museum image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 28, 2015
4. Delaware & Hudson Canal plaque is attached to the wall of the Museum
Delaware & Hudson Canal National Historic Landmark Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 6, 2017
5. Delaware & Hudson Canal National Historic Landmark Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 6, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 8, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 197 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 8, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234.   5. submitted on February 6, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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