Employees of the Morris Canal

An engineering marvel that spanned 107 miles across Northern New Jersey, The Morris Canal operated from the 1820s until 1924.

The following is a list of the men, women and children who earned a living on the Morris Canal. This listing is restricted to people born in Morris County or who lived in the county for at least ten years.

This list does not include the many more who benefited financially from the Canal: laborers, bars, shops and the teamsters, who without doubt, drove to and from the Morris Canal.

While this list is comprehensive, it is not yet complete!

Read our list of Employees of the Morris Canal. 


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