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Near Clinton in Hunterdon County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Lime Kilns

 
 
Lime Kilns Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, May 18, 2010
1. Lime Kilns Marker
Inscription. There were lime kilns on this site as early as 1781. When limestone was fired, the resulting chemical change produced a powder which was used for fertilizer, whitewash and sanitation.
 
Location. 40° 38.248′ N, 74° 54.862′ W. Marker is near Clinton, New Jersey, in Hunterdon County. Marker can be reached from Quarry Road. Click for map. Marker is located at the Red Mill Historic Site. Marker is in this post office area: Clinton NJ 08809, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mulligan Quarry (here, next to this marker); Schoolhouse (here, next to this marker); Tenant House (here, next to this marker); Blacksmith Shop (here, next to this marker); Hunterdon Historical Museum (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dunham's Mill (about 800 feet away); Hunterdon Museum Of Art (approx. 0.2 miles away); Clinton Historic District (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Clinton.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Lime Kilns Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, May 18, 2010
2. Lime Kilns Marker
Marker can be seen at the far left
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 248 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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