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Holley in Orleans County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

1823 Canal Bed

 
 
1823 Canal Bed Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, February 7, 2016
1. 1823 Canal Bed Marker
Inscription.
1823 Canal Bed
Site of the only
original loop of "Clinton's
Ditch," still visible
west of Rochester

 
Erected by Orleans County Community Pride.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Erie Canal marker series.
 
Location. 43° 13.51′ N, 78° 1.42′ W. Marker is in Holley, New York, in Orleans County. Marker is on Geddes Street 0.1 miles east of Holley Square, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Holley NY 14470, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Holley Railway Depot (a few steps from this marker); In Honor of All Veterans (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); In Memory of All Those Servicemen (about 500 feet away); First Norwegian Immigrants Landed in Holley, 1825 (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Holley Loop (approx. mile away); State Street (approx. 0.3 miles away); Butterfield Cobblestone (approx. 2.7 miles away); 1837 Church (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Holley.
 
Also see . . .  Original Canal Loop, Holley. Orleans Hub (Submitted on February 8, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.) 
 
Categories. Waterways & Vessels
 
Marker & Depot Museum image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, February 7, 2016
2. Marker & Depot Museum
Marker is beside the Holley Railway Station, on the west side.
Trail behind Railway Station image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, February 7, 2016
3. Trail behind Railway Station
Andrew Cuomo Canalway Trail Holley, N.Y. August 9, 2000. The paved walking path by the marker leads behind the depot to here, where it generally follows the old canal bed loop. The trail will open to a park with a playground and pond next to the present Erie Barge Canal. To the right, a rough trail leads to Holley Falls, which can be more easily reached by car.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 8, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 185 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 8, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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