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

Seigletown

 
 
Seigletown Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, April 12, 2009
1. Seigletown Marker
Inscription. In 1793, Benjamin Seigle, a captain of the militia during the revolution purchased land here & built a home & a pottery, and produced items of red clay known as Seigleware.

The Seigles built a gristmill, clovermill & blacksmith shop. They owned a hematite mine and were also farmers. The pottery operated for more than 100 years.
 
Erected by Pohatcong Twp. Historic Preservation Commission.
 
Location. 40° 36.796′ N, 75° 9.832′ W. Marker is near Finesville, New Jersey, in Warren County. Marker is on Reiglesville - Warren Glen Road, on the left 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. Finesville (approx. 0.6 miles away); Finesville Dam (approx. 0.6 miles away); Hughesville (approx. mile away); Volendam Windmill (approx. 1.2 miles away); Hunts Meadow (approx. 1.3 miles away); Pennsylvania Canal (approx. 1.7 miles away in Pennsylvania); Delaware Canal (approx. 1.7 miles away in Pennsylvania); Mules and Men (approx. 1.7 miles away in Pennsylvania). Click for a list of all markers in Finesville.
 
Also see . . .  Seigletown.
Seigletown Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, April 12, 2009
2. Seigletown Marker
Pohatcong Township Historical Preservation Commission web site. (Submitted on April 15, 2009.) 
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 791 times since then and 95 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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