The Farmington Canal in Avon

The Farmington Canal in Avon (HM1QN1)

Location: Avon, CT 06001 Hartford County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 48.55', W 72° 49.8'

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In 1829 the Farmington Canal opened in Avon and operated until 1847. The Markers, here and across the street, show where it crossed the Albany Turnpike, now Rt. 44. They are made of the same sandstone used in in the Farmington Canal construction.
HM NumberHM1QN1
Year Placed2012
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016 at 9:02am PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 680255 N 4630864
Decimal Degrees41.80916667, -72.83000000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 48.55', W 72° 49.8'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 48' 33" N, 72° 49' 48" W
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Area Code(s)203, 860
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5 E Main St, Avon CT 06001, US
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