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Chenango Canal Historical Markers

A series of markers highlighting the route of this New York State canal.
 
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By Scott J. Payne, November 14, 2015
Chenango Canal Marker
New York (Broome County), Binghamton — Chenango Canal
The southern end of the 97-mile canal (1837-78) was at the river confluence. It moved Pa coal, local lumber & goods to the Erie Canal. Canal Society of NYS — Map (db m92919) HM
New York (Broome County), Binghamton — Historic North Side-The Chenango Canal
Historic North Side The Chenango Canal Between 1837 and 1875 the canal linked Binghamton and Utica. Its general course followed the line of State St. which is built on the filled in canal bed. — Map (db m93029) HM
New York (Broome County), Binghamton — The Bevier-Wright House
Built by Cornelius & Barbara Bevier circa 1850. Purchased 1889 by Otsego County native & Civil War veteran William Wright for 3,000.00. W. E. Wright was a carpenter, general contractor & proprietor of two stove & tinware stores in Binghamton. . . . — Map (db m94390) HM
New York (Broome County), Chenango Forks — Lock 107
The stone walls visible here are parts of Lock 107 on the Chenango Canal, which opened in 1837. Constructed as a composite lock of stone lined with wooden planks, Lock 107 was repaired and rebuilt several times over the years. The last rebuild of . . . — Map (db m94370) HM
New York (Broome County), Chenango Forks — The Chenango Canal
The Chenango Canal was part of a vast network of canals that connected New York State's cities with the Great Lakes, the Hudson River and the Atlantic Ocean. Opened for navigation on May 6, 1837, the Chenango Canal carried people between the Erie . . . — Map (db m94410) HM
New York (Broome County), Corbettsville — Binghamton and Upper Susquehanna Historic New York
The valleys of the Upper Susquehanna River were natural routes for Indians, traders and settlers. Oquaga, near Windsor, was an Indian fur-trading post, and became an objective of the Sullivan-Clinton Campaign of 1779. From a dam at the outlet of . . . — Map (db m35164) HM
New York (Broome County), Port Crane — Chenango Canal 1837-1878
Here the towpath followed river and base of the hill (Sign reset in 2006) In Memory Of Leon DeanjouMap (db m23064) HM
New York (Broome County), Vestal — Old Canal Bed
Down the path are remains of the unfinished Chenango Canal extension. It was built in the 1860's — Map (db m94389) HM
New York (Chenango County), Greene — Chenango Canal 1837-1878
Original stone arch carrying canal over creek about 150 yds due east. Oxford Historical Society — Map (db m94138) HM
New York (Chenango County), Greene — Chenango Canal 1837-1878
The canal bed and towpath curve around to make level route on the valley floor. — Map (db m94141) HM
New York (Chenango County), Greene — Chenango Canal 1837-1878
Near here to the east are ruins of an aqueduct which carried the canal across the Chenango River. — Map (db m94142) HM
New York (Chenango County), Greene — Chenango Canal 1837-1878
Historic building was inn of canal travelers 1846-56. Canal boat repair station was east of road. — Map (db m94143) HM
New York (Chenango County), Greene — Chenango Canal 1837-1878
On this spot was a 100 foot culvert of cut stone dated 1845 which carried a creek under the canal. — Map (db m94371) HM
New York (Chenango County), Norwich — Chenango Canal 1837-1878
This stone arch supported an aqueduct that carried the canal over Fly Creek. Bicentennial '76 Morton-Norwich — Map (db m92591) HM
New York (Chenango County), Norwich — Chenango Canal 1837-1878
Meads Pond was used as a holding basin for barges of iron, coal and freight from the adjacent canal. — Map (db m92592) HM
New York (Chenango County), Norwich — Chenango Canal 1837-1878
Canal bridge site where 1,000 men of the 114th Regt. embarked by flotilla to Civil War, Sept. 6, 1862. Bicentennial '76 NB&T of Norwich — Map (db m92593) HM
New York (Chenango County), Norwich — Chenango Canal
East of the road are remains of a lock and feeder pond where canal passed through productive farm country.

Bicentennial '76 Terry Descendants — Map (db m92595) HM

New York (Chenango County), Norwich — Chenango Canal 1837-1878
Just west a large wooden aqueduct spanned creek. $2,500,000 canal linked area to Utica, Binghamton. — Map (db m93294) HM
New York (Chenango County), Norwich — Chenango Canal 1837-1878
The canal and towpath can be seen parallel to the highway at this point. — Map (db m94472) HM
New York (Chenango County), Norwich — Chenango Canal Walking Tour Maydole Hammer Factory Sign
This view of the Chenango Canal is looking north toward the Maydole Hammer factory and Lock #93. The Hammer factory covered the area today (2007) occupied by the buildings of the Golden Age Apartments. The lock was located in the space that is now . . . — Map (db m94231) HM
New York (Chenango County), Norwich — Chenango Canal Walking Tour Sternberg, Hall and Company Sign
This photograph taken from the west bank of the Chenango Canal looking east, shows the Sternberg, Hall and Company Sash and Blind Factory. The picture of the factory was taken about 1872. The factory produced window frames (sashes) and blinds . . . — Map (db m94233) HM
New York (Chenango County), Norwich — Chenango Canal Walking Tour V.F.W. Sign
This photograph taken about 1870 shows the Chenango Canal looking south from the viewpoint of the canal bridge that crossed East Main Street at Canal Street. In the foreground is Edwin Smith's Warehouse, later known as R.D.Eaton Grain and Seed . . . — Map (db m94236) HM
New York (Chenango County), Oxford — Chenango Canal 1837-1878
The Oxford Turning Basin. Sight of overnight tie up for canal boats. — Map (db m92749) HM
New York (Chenango County), Oxford — Chenango Canal 1837-1878
Canal bed and towpath wound its way through the valley following the foot of the hills. Chenango County Bicentennial '76 — Map (db m93277) HM
New York (Chenango County), Oxford — Lock 99
The Chenango Land Trust expresses its graditude Maurice and Barbara Ingraham for having the foresight to protect Chenango Canal Lock 99,the best preserved Chenango Canal lock, Lock purchase and preservation made possible by a grant from the Land . . . — Map (db m93513) HM
New York (Chenango County), Sherburne — Chenango Canal 1837-1878
At this point the canal ran under a wooden bridge on what was then known as Water St. Chenango County Bicentennial '76 — Map (db m93159) HM
New York (Chenango County), Sherburne — Chenango Canal 1837-1878
Just west can be seen the canal bed, towpath and site of woolen mill and other canal related industries — Map (db m93160) HM
New York (Chenango County), Sherburne — Chenango Canal 1837-1878
In barn at the rear of this house, mules were kept to tow boats on the adjoining canal. — Map (db m93161) HM

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