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Morris Canal, Stewartsville, Warren County, NJ



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Location
Stewartsville, NJ

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER NJ-29-E
Building/structure dates: 1831 initial construction
Significance: The Morris Canal was one of only a few amphibious canals built in the United States. Stewartsville was one of many rural areas that benefitted from the canal's construction by providing a faster way for goods to reach Stewartsville.

Subjects
Canals
Transportation Engineering
Economic Development


Related Names
Morris Canal & Banking Company


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. Photocopy of photograph (original in the possession of the Canal Society of New Jersey). VIEW OF CANAL AT STEWARTSVILLE. POWER HOUSE TO PLANE 8 WEST IS VISIBLE BEHIND THE BRIDGE IN THE BACKGROUND.
2. GENERAL VIEW OF CANAL BED IN THE VICINITY OF STEWARTSVILLE.


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