By Amy Stewart-Wilmarth

Dug via hardworking males within the past due 1820s, the Morris Canal is taken into account to be an engineering wonder. produced from 34 locks and 23 vulnerable 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 more often than not crammed in. The Nineteen Sixties introduced a steadfast move for the maintenance of the mostly buried Morris Canal, together with the old Silas Riggs Saltbox condominium being rescued from demolition and later the outlet of the restored Waterloo Village. those tough years set in movement the formation of agencies and societies devoted to preserving, restoring, and holding the Morris Canal. throughout the power efforts and commitment of historians, canal fans, and neighboring groups, the Morris Canal and its buried background are progressively being unearthed. This e-book captures the Morris Canal's unique pathway and its recovery and renovation accomplishments.

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