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Morris Canal, Phillipsburg, Warren County, NJ

Morris Canal, Phillipsburg, Warren County, NJ



Significance: The Morris Canal is one of the few amphibious canals to operate in the United States. Stretching from Phillipsburg on the Delaware River to Jersey City on the Hudson River, the Morris Canal opened up the coal fields of eastern Pennsylvania to the industrial Northeastern United States.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N1375
Survey number: HAER NJ-29
Building/structure dates: 1831 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1836 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1924



Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Morris Canal & Banking Company
Christianson, Justine, transmitter


Phillipsburg (N.J.)40.68104, -75.17916
Google Map of 40.6810445, -75.1791569


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