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By Amy Stewart-Wilmarth

ISBN-10: 1467121576

ISBN-13: 9781467121576

Dug by way of hardworking males within the overdue 1820s, the Morris Canal is taken into account to be an engineering surprise. made out of 34 locks and 23 susceptible 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 used to be tired in 1924, with its prisms often crammed in. The Nineteen Sixties introduced a steadfast move for the maintenance of the mostly buried Morris Canal, together with the ancient Silas Riggs Saltbox residence being rescued from demolition and later the hole of the restored Waterloo Village. those tough years set in movement the formation of enterprises and societies devoted to preserving, restoring, and protecting the Morris Canal. in the course of the power efforts and commitment of historians, canal fans, and neighboring groups, the Morris Canal and its buried background are steadily being unearthed. This e-book captures the Morris Canal's unique pathway and its recovery and maintenance accomplishments.

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