Lake Musconetcong

Lake Musconetcong (HMPDL)

Location: Netcong, NJ 07857 Morris County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 54.054', W 74° 42.27'

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Created in 1846 as the Morris Canal's Stanhope Reservoir. This lake supplied water that filled the canal and powered local industries. Mules treading an earthen causeway across the lake pulled boats loaded with coal, iron ore, or freight along a channel in the lake bed.

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Series This marker is part of the New Jersey: Morris County Heritage Commission series
Placed ByMorris County Heritage Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 at 7:47pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 524889 N 4527798
Decimal Degrees40.90090000, -74.70450000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 54.054', W 74° 42.27'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 54' 3.24" N, 74° 42' 16.20" W
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Area Code(s)973, 862
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2-8 Ledgewood Ave, Netcong NJ 07857, US
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