Inscription. Site of Col. John Taylor's Grist Mill c.1760
By Alan Edelson, December 14, 2008
|1. Site Of Col. John Taylor's Grist Mill|
Location. 40° 39.709′ N, 74° 45.996′ W. Marker is in Oldwick, New Jersey, in Hunterdon County. Marker is at the intersection of Taylor's Mill Road and Rockaway Road, on the left when traveling east on Taylor's Mill Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Oldwick NJ 08858, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Taylor's Mill Historic District (approx. 0.7 miles away); New Germantown (approx. 1.2 miles away); Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church (approx. 1.2 miles away); Village of Bissell (approx. 1.4 miles away); Site of Colonel John Mehelm House (approx. 1.7 miles away); Potterstown (approx. 2.1 miles away); Leake - Stillwell Mills (approx. 2.6 miles away); Presbyterian Church of Lamington (approx. 2.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Oldwick.
Also see . . .
1. Taylor's Mill. Readington Township's web page for the mill, describing the historical role it played in milling grain for the American troops during the Revolution. The mill is scheduled for stabilization and restoration. (Submitted on March 8, 2009.)
2. John Taylor's Grist Mill. MillPictures.com's picture and description of the mill, noting that it had been 3 story fieldstone structure, with the overshot wheel supplied by water supplied by a wooden stave pipe from Rockaway Creek. (Submitted on March 8, 2009.)
3. Home of the Colonel John Taylor Working Group. Working site compiling the History of Colonel John Taylor of Taylor's mill and Colonel of the 4th Hunterdon Regiment of Militia during the Revolutionary War (Submitted on March 8, 2009.)
Credits. This page originally submitted on March 4, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,554 times since then. Photo 1. submitted on March 4, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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