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Near Flatbrookville in Sussex County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Old Mine Road

 
 
Old Mine Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 22, 2009
1. Old Mine Road Marker


Inscription.
Connecting Esopus (Kingston) on Hudson River
with Pahaquarry Copper Mine
Length 104 miles – Built about 1650

Daniel Decker Ferry established 1756
Moved to Rosenkrans 1898
Lower Walpack Reformed Church
one-fourth mile west
Built 1737 – Moved to Flatbrookville 1898

Marked by Chinkchewunska Chapter D.A.R.
Sussex County Historical Society

Marker presented by Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Decker

 
Erected by Daughters of the American Revolution, Chinkchewunska Chapter.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 41° 5.887′ N, 74° 58.574′ W. Marker is near Flatbrookville, New Jersey, in Sussex County. Marker is on Old Mine Road, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. Marker is in this post office area: Columbia NJ 07832, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area (approx. 1.6 miles away in Pennsylvania); Village of Bushkill (approx. 1.6 miles away in Pennsylvania); Fort Hyndshaw
Old Mine Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 22, 2009
2. Old Mine Road Marker
The Delaware River can be seen the the background, behind the marker.
(approx. 1.8 miles away in Pennsylvania); a different marker also named Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area (approx. 2.9 miles away in Pennsylvania); Dutch Settlers (approx. 3.2 miles away in Pennsylvania); a different marker also named Old Mine Road (approx. 5 miles away); This National Park Is Our Home (approx. 6.2 miles away in Pennsylvania); Wild & Scenic River (approx. 6.2 miles away in Pennsylvania).
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Markers related to the Old Mine Road.
 
Also see . . .
1. Stories: Old Mine Road NJ. Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area website. (Submitted on March 7, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. Return to the Old Mine Road. New Jersey’s Great Northwest Skylands website. (Submitted on March 7, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraRoads & Vehicles
 
Marker in Delaware Water Gap NRA image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 22, 2009
3. Marker in Delaware Water Gap NRA
Old Mine Road image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 22, 2009
4. Old Mine Road
This photo, taken from in front of the marker, looks north on Old Mine Road.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 941 times since then and 78 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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