May 23, 1976Gas Port, formerly called James' Port, was the name suggested by George W. Clinton when he and a group of scientists came to this place on the canal where "considerable quantities of gas bubbled through thte water." On his return journey May 26, 1826 he noted the name Gas Port had been painted on the bridge. The picturesque name has clung through the years.
|Series||This marker is part of the Erie Canal series|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Saturday, March 21st, 2015 at 9:01am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17T E 696905 N 4785789|
|Decimal Degrees||43.19921667, -78.57643333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 43° 11.953', W 78° 34.586'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||43° 11' 57.18" N, 78° 34' 35.16" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 8147-8299 State St, Gasport NY 14067, US|
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