Five Lock Combine and Locks 37 and 38, Black River Canal

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Five Lock Combine and Locks 37 and 38, Black River Canal
Five Lock Combine and Locks 37 and 38, Black River Canal is located in New York
Five Lock Combine and Locks 37 and 38, Black River Canal
Five Lock Combine and Locks 37 and 38, Black River Canal is located in the US
Five Lock Combine and Locks 37 and 38, Black River Canal
Location NY 46, Boonville, New York
Coordinates 43°24′11″N 75°21′49″W / 43.40306°N 75.36361°W / 43.40306; -75.36361Coordinates: 43°24′11″N 75°21′49″W / 43.40306°N 75.36361°W / 43.40306; -75.36361
Area 71.6 acres (29.0 ha)
Built 1850
Architect Root, Partous
NRHP Reference # 73001229[1]
Added to NRHP March 20, 1973

Five Lock Combine and Locks 37 and 38, Black River Canal is a national historic district located in the Boonville Gorge Park at Boonville in Oneida County, New York. The district includes seven locks of the abandoned Black River Canal, including the five lock combine (locks 39 through 43). The locks are 90 by 15 feet (27.4 by 4.6 m) and could accommodate boats of 70 tons. The original locks were built about 1850 and rebuilt between 1887 and 1900. The canal closed in 1924.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Cultural Resource Information System (CRIS)" (Searchable database). New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2016-08-01. [permanent dead link] Note: This includes T. Robins Brown (June 1972). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Five Lock Combine and Locks 37 and 38, Black River Canal" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-08-01.