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

Ore Boat or Barge

 
 
Ore Boat or Barge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 8, 2014
1. Ore Boat or Barge Marker
Inscription.
This boat is typical of the barges used to carry bog iron ore to the Batsto Furnace. It is estimated to be 150 years old and is 43 ft. long, with an 11 ft. beam. The boat was excavated from the north side of the Batsto Dam in 1957.

 
Location. 39° 38.619′ N, 74° 38.825′ W. Marker is in Hammonton, New Jersey, in Atlantic County. Marker can be reached from Batsto Road, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is located in Historic Batsto Village, behind the Visitor Center. Marker is in this post office area: Hammonton NJ 08037, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bog Ore (within shouting distance of this marker); Wharton State Forest (within shouting distance of this marker); Exploring the Pinelands (within shouting distance of this marker); Wagon (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Auxiliary Power System (about 600 feet away); Swimming the Ladder to Success (approx. 0.2 miles away); A Pane in the Glass Factory (approx. mile away); William K. Phillis War Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Hammonton.
 
Also see . . .  A Short History of Batsto Village. Historic Batsto Village website. (Submitted on August 11, 2014, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Ore Boat or Barge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 8, 2014
2. Ore Boat or Barge Marker
 
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceWaterways & Vessels
 
Marker at Historic Batsto Village image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 8, 2014
3. Marker at Historic Batsto Village
The excavated Ore Boat can be seen next to the marker.
Ore Boat or Barge image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 8, 2014
4. Ore Boat or Barge
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 267 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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