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Saint Mary Magdalen Parish Cemetery Children's Memorial. . Dedicated Nov. 2, 1930. to the memory of the Four Hundred Children of St. Mary Magdalen Parish buried in this plot 1859 - 1889. 'Suffer children to come to me, and forbid them not. …
Gibbons Memorial Park. . Presented in the Year of 1955 to the People of Honesdale by Frances Haag Gibbons in memory of her husband Austin Flint Gibbons and his parents Dr. and Mrs. Peter S. Gibbons.
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Washington Irving and the "Irving Cliff" Hotel. The Irving Cliff. Author and editor Washington Irving was born in New York City on April 3, 1783. Irving achieved international fame for his fictional works, including the stories Rip Van Winkle and…
Jennie Brownscombe Birthplace. Painter famous for "First Thanksgiving" Member, Wayne Chapter, DAR.
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Locks raise and lower canal boats where the elevation of the land changes. The 972 feet elevation difference between Honesdale, PA on the left side of the blue diagram below, and Kingston, NY on the right side, is drawn using 108 steps. Each step …
This historic building dates to the early 1800s and was built using post and beam construction. In 1821 it was owned by Russell Daniels and was called the Daniels Farm. The Delaware & Hudson Canal was built directly behind the house; Lock 31 was p…
It took nearly three years (spring of 1826 to fall of 1828) to build the Delaware & Hudson Canal primarily with German, Scotch, and Irish immigrant labor with the help of horses, hand tools and unpredictable black powder. Dynamite and matches had …
The wooden stakes with white rope in front of you, show the size of a D & H Canal Co. boat after 1850, when they were eighty-nine feet long and fourteen and a half feet wide.
At the stern (back end) was a small cabin which was about twelve by f…
Dedicated in grateful
tribute to the men and
women of northern Wayne
who served and to those
who gave their lives in
all of our countrys [sic] wars
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Stones of Honor - Voices of Veterans
The first Connecticut settlement on the upper Delaware was made here in 1755, under lead of Moses Thomas and Daniel Skinner, on lands called Cushetunk by the Indians. Settlement seized by Indians and Tories, 1778.