Delaware and Raritan Canal

Delaware and Raritan Canal (HM6HO)

Location: Trenton, NJ 08611 Mercer County
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N 40° 13.239', W 74° 45.492'

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1830 - 1935

The State Street Locks were located here. The canal was 42.9 miles long and there were 14 locks between Bordentown and New Brunswick via Bound Brook. The feeder extended 21.6 miles from Raven Rock. The main stream was 75 feet wide and 8 feet deep. The company, incorporated in 1830, opened the waterway on June 26, 1834. Maximum freight traffic in 1866 was 2,857,244 tons (chiefly coal going to New York Harbor).
HM NumberHM6HO
Year Placed1964
Placed ByTrenton Tercentenary Commission
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Date Added Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 6:53am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 520573 N 4452275
Decimal Degrees40.22065000, -74.75820000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 13.239', W 74° 45.492'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 13' 14.34" N, 74° 45' 29.52" W
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Area Code(s)609
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2-48 Armory Dr, Trenton NJ 08611, US
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