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Wall Township in Monmouth County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Millpond

 
 
Millpond Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 2, 2012
1. Millpond Marker
Inscription.
The Mill Pond, fed by the stream named Mill Run, was built to hold water which served as a source of power for Allaire’s Mill located along the stream bank, below this dam was a grist mill and a screw factory – both operated by water power.
 
Location. 40° 9.375′ N, 74° 7.716′ W. Marker is in Wall Township, New Jersey, in Monmouth County. Marker can be reached from County Route 524. Click for map. Marker is located in Allaire Village in Allaire State Park. Marker is in this post office area: Farmingdale NJ 07727, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Manasquan Floodplain (within shouting distance of this marker); A Salute to the Boy Scouts of America (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Allaire Village (about 400 feet away); Church (about 600 feet away); Charcoal Depot: warehouse & staging area (about 600 feet away); The Furnace: heart of the village (about 600 feet away); Allentown Station (approx. 0.2 miles away); PRR Watchman’s Shanty (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Wall Township.
 
Also see . . .  Allaire Village. The Historic Village at Allaire website. (Submitted on March 3, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Marker in Allaire State Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 2, 2012
2. Marker in Allaire State Park
 
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Millpond Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 2, 2012
3. Millpond Marker
The marker is seen here from the Manasquan Floodplain Trail.
Marker in Allaire Village image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 2, 2012
4. Marker in Allaire Village
The marker can be seen on the left overlooking the millpond.
Millpond in Allaire Village image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 2, 2012
5. Millpond in Allaire Village
Mill Stones image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 2, 2012
6. Mill Stones
These mill stones can be found across the road from the Millpond marker. Stones like these were used at Allaire’s Mill and the grist mill downstream.
Mill Run image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 2, 2012
7. Mill Run
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 304 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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