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Walpack in Sussex County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Old Mine Road
 
Old Mine Road Marker Photo, 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

Pahaquarry Copper Mines
Southern end of Old Mine Road
Mine opened by Dutch about 1650.

Moses Van Campen House – Built 1755
one mile north.

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° 2.274′ N, 75° 1.686′ W. Marker is in Walpack, New Jersey, in Sussex County. Marker is on Old Mine Road, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, near the Copper Mine parking 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 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Nicholas Depuy (approx. 4.5 miles away in Pennsylvania); a different marker also named Old Mine Road (approx. 5 miles away); The Old Mill (approx. 5.2 miles away); Casper Shafer (approx. 8 miles away); Edward Marshall (approx. 8.8 miles away in Pennsylvania); Dansbury Mission (approx. 8.9 miles away in Pennsylvania); Col. Jacob Stroud (approx. 9 miles away in Pennsylvania); Colonel Jacob Stroud (approx. 9 miles away in Pennsylvania).
 
Marker in Delaware Water Gap NRA Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, February 22, 2009
2. Marker in Delaware Water Gap NRA
 

 
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.) 
 
Old Mine Road Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, February 22, 2009
3. Old Mine Road
This photo, taken from the site of the marker, looks north on the Old Mine Road.
 
 
Old Mine Road Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, February 22, 2009
4. Old Mine Road Marker
This photo looks south on the Old Mine Road. The marker is located in Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, nar the Copper Mine Parking Area.
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on March 7, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 978 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 7, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
 
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