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Medford in Burlington County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Aetna Furnace

 
 
Aetna Furnace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 24, 2011
1. Aetna Furnace Marker
Inscription.
Started by Charles Read in
1766, the ironworks closed
in 1773. The site included
sawmill, gristmill, smithy
and 9000 acres of land.

 
Erected by Medford Historic Advisory Board. (Marker Number 19.)
 
Location. 39° 51.745′ N, 74° 48.269′ W. Marker is in Medford, New Jersey, in Burlington County. Marker is on Stokes Road (County Route 541) south of Mohawk Trail, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Medford NJ 08055, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cross Keys Tavern (approx. 1.2 miles away); Stratton Burying Ground (approx. 1.7 miles away); Powder Explosion (approx. 1.9 miles away); Oliphant’s Mill (approx. 2.1 miles away); The John Peacock House (approx. 2.3 miles away); Cross Keys School (approx. 2.3 miles away); Glassworkers’ Homes (approx. 2.3 miles away); Star Glass Works (approx. 2.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Medford.
 
Also see . . .  Historic Sites in Medford, NJ. West Jersey History Project website. (Submitted on July 24, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraIndustry & Commerce
 
Aetna Furnace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 24, 2011
2. Aetna Furnace Marker
Aetna Furnace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 24, 2011
3. Aetna Furnace Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 557 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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