Amy Stewart-Wilmarth's Along the Morris Canal (Images of Modern America) PDF

By Amy Stewart-Wilmarth

Dug by means of hardworking males within the past due 1820s, the Morris Canal is taken into account to be an engineering wonder. created from 34 locks and 23 prone planes, it created a waterway from the Delaware River in Phillipsburg, throughout northern New Jersey, and down into the Hudson River in Jersey urban. It was once tired in 1924, with its prisms in general crammed in. The Nineteen Sixties introduced a steadfast circulate for the upkeep of the principally buried Morris Canal, together with the old Silas Riggs Saltbox condo being rescued from demolition and later the outlet of the restored Waterloo Village. those difficult years set in movement the formation of corporations and societies devoted to retaining, restoring, and retaining the Morris Canal. during the chronic efforts and commitment of historians, canal fanatics, and neighboring groups, the Morris Canal and its buried historical past are progressively being unearthed. This booklet captures the Morris Canal's unique pathway and its recovery and renovation accomplishments.

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