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

Van Wickle Pottery

c. 1828-1850

 
 
Van Wickle Pottery Marker image. Click for full size.
By R. C., August 8, 2015
1. Van Wickle Pottery Marker
Inscription. In 1824, Nicholas Van Wickle purchased 400 acres at Turtle Gut on the south side of the old Manasquan River Bridge. He established his pottery at this site

Plain grey stoneware decorated with blue hoops and simple brushed designs of flowers and leaves was made here. This stoneware was characteristic of Central Jersey pottery produced during this era.
 
Erected 1982 by Brick Township Historical Society, Inc.
 
Location. 40° 5.787′ N, 74° 5.325′ W. Marker is in Brick, New Jersey, in Ocean County. Marker is on John Davidson Rockefeller Memorial Highway near Rivera Drive when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1600 Route 70W, Brick NJ 08724, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 1st Sgt. Leonard G. Lomell (approx. 2.5 miles away); Point Pleasant Beach World War I Memorial (approx. 2.5 miles away); Manasquan Fire Bell (approx. 2.6 miles away); Sea Girt Lighthouse (approx. 4.3 miles away); 100th Anniversary of the Sea Girt Lighthouse (approx. 4.3 miles away); The Furnace: heart of the village

Van Wickle Pottery Marker image. Click for full size.
By R. C., August 8, 2015
2. Van Wickle Pottery Marker
(approx. 4.6 miles away); Charcoal Depot: warehouse & staging area (approx. 4.6 miles away); A Salute to the Boy Scouts of America (approx. 4.6 miles away).
 
More about this marker. The marker is "out standing" in its field!
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 133 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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