Delaware & Hudson Canalwith salt peter and gun powder, lit, and stuck into a hole in the rock. The workers then got quickly out of the way and waited for the blast. The danger came when they went back to see why the wick hadn't lit and got caught in the delayed blast. Many workers lost their lives that way.
|Placed By||Delaware & Hudson Canal Linear Park|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, November 22nd, 2019 at 4:01pm PST -08:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18T E 545588 N 4609024|
|Decimal Degrees||41.63165000, -74.45268333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 41° 37.899', W 74° 27.161'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||41° 37' 53.94" N, 74° 27' 9.6600000000001" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling East|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near , ,|
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