Delaware and Raritan Canal

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Delaware and Raritan Canal

(dĕl`əwâr, –wər; râr`ĭtən), abandoned canal, 45 mi (72 km) long, between Bordentown and New Brunswick, N.J., connecting the Delaware and the Raritan rivers; opened in 1834. Once an important inland waterway, it was superseded by the railroads in the latter half of the 19th cent.
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To retrofit stormwater basins in Franklin Township, Somerset County, associated with the Delaware & Raritan Canal, development of agricultural best management practices, and other enhancement projects.
The mixed-use community, which is bordered by the Delaware and Raritan Canal and Main Street, represents the cornerstone of a multi-tiered plan to help revitalize the Somerset county borough's downtown district.
Working with a team of people, he has incorporated GIS data into computer-based visual presentations on the Lockatong Wickecheoke Watershed, the Delaware and Raritan Canal Park and the Sourlands.
The locations targeted for these efforts include Liberty State Park, Hudson County; Round Valley Recreation Area, Hunterdon County; Hermitage Museum, Bergen County; Ringwood State Park, Passaic County; Delaware & Raritan Canal State Park, Somerset, Middlesex and Mercer counties; Swartswood State Park, Sussex County; Hopatcong State Park, Morris County; and Washington Crossing State Park, Mercer County.
The park in Trenton will link the Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park to existing parks and historic sites.
Central Region farming leases are up for auction in Allaire State Park, Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park, Monmouth Battlefield State Park, Rancocas State Park, Spruce Run Recreation Area, Upper Freehold Township and Washington Crossing State Park.
5-acre brownfield site adjacent to the Delaware and Raritan Canal into 152 townhomes and more than 20,000 square feet of street-level retail space with apartments above.
As the resolution notes, Cavallo Park formally is part of the Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park.
The 34,000-SF residence is on 48 acres of woodland, meadows and streams, and surrounded by hundreds of other acres set aside for land conservation, parks, walking paths, trails for horseback riding and the historic Delaware & Raritan Canal.