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Carpentersville in Warren County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Carpentersville

 
 
Carpentersville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, December 28, 2008
1. Carpentersville Marker
Inscription. Named for the first settler, Jacob Carpenter who emigrated from Switzerland about 1748. A ferry was operated between here and Raubsville, PA. By the mid 1700's there was a gristmill here and a general store through the 1800's.
In 1854, Carpentersville became a station for the Belvidere-Delaware railroad.
Jacob Carpenter left many descendants who built several of the fine homes still standing in the area.
 
Erected by Pohatcong Twp. Historic Preservation Committee.
 
Location. 40° 38.087′ N, 75° 11.32′ W. Marker is in Carpentersville, New Jersey, in Warren County. Marker is on River Road, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Phillipsburg NJ 08865, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Life Along The Canal (approx. half a mile away in Pennsylvania); Maurice K. Goddard (approx. half a mile away in Pennsylvania); Mules and Men (approx. half a mile away in Pennsylvania); Pennsylvania Canal (approx. 0.6 miles away in Pennsylvania); Delaware Canal (approx.
Bridge across Pohatcong Creek leading to Carpentersville image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, December 28, 2008
2. Bridge across Pohatcong Creek leading to Carpentersville
0.6 miles away in Pennsylvania); Williams Township Totem Poles (approx. 2 miles away in Pennsylvania); Seigletown (approx. 2 miles away); Hughesville (approx. 2 miles away).
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
Lime Kiln In Carpentersville image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, December 28, 2008
3. Lime Kiln In Carpentersville
 
 
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