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

Bog Ore

Limonite – Fe2O3-3H2O

 
 
Bog Ore Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 8, 2014
1. Bog Ore Marker
Inscription.
Ore of this type was used
in the Batsto Furnace. It can still be
found in the coves, swamps and
bogs of the Pine Barrens.

 
Location. 39° 38.618′ N, 74° 38.843′ 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. Ore Boat or Barge (within shouting distance of this marker); Wharton State Forest (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Exploring the Pinelands (about 300 feet away); Wagon (about 300 feet away); 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.) 
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Bog Ore Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 8, 2014
2. Bog Ore Marker
Marker at Historic Batsto Village image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 8, 2014
3. Marker at Historic Batsto Village
A pile of Bog Ore can be seen behind the marker.
Bog Ore and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 8, 2014
4. Bog Ore and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 303 times since then and 18 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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