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Peapack Brook Rural Industrial Historic District

 
 
Peapack Brook Rural Industrial Historic District Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Alan Edelson, April 23, 2009
1. Peapack Brook Rural Industrial Historic District Marker
Inscription. The confluence of Peapack Brook and the North Branch of the Raritan River became a rural industrial center during the 18th century when a saw mill, grist mill, tannery and bark mill were located nearby. The Peapack Brook Rural Industrial Historic District includes five houses, several outbuildings and mill structures that reflect the industrial and agricultural development of the area, ca. 1750 - 1900.
 
Location. 40° 41.551′ N, 74° 38.911′ W. Marker is in Peapack, New Jersey, in Somerset County. Marker is on Main Street north of Old Dutch Road, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Peapack NJ 07977, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Melick Home (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); "Natirar" (approx. 0.6 miles away); African Burying Ground (approx. 0.6 miles away); Far Hills War Monument (approx. mile away); Bedminster War Memorials (approx. 0.8 miles away); Far Hills Station (approx. 0.9 miles away); Peapack-Gladstone Lime Kiln Park (approx. 1.4 miles away); Peapack- Gladstone Liberty Park (approx. 1.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Peapack.
 
Also see . . .  Peapack Grist Mill Photos by Jim Miller
Peapack Brook Rural Industrial Historic District Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Alan Edelson, April 23, 2009
2. Peapack Brook Rural Industrial Historic District Marker
. (Submitted on May 4, 2009, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. AgricultureIndustry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers
 
One of the Outbuildings Described on the Marker Photo, Click for full size
By R. C., September 5, 2010
3. One of the Outbuildings Described on the Marker
Old, Broken Millstone Next to the Old Mill Photo, Click for full size
By R. C., September 5, 2010
4. Old, Broken Millstone Next to the Old Mill
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,433 times since then and 66 times this year. Last updated on , by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey.   3, 4. submitted on , by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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