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Copper Hill in Hunterdon County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Copper Mines

 
 
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By Alan Edelson, July 30, 2009
1. Copper Mines Marker
Inscription. By 1816 copper ore was found here, and north towards Flemington. The mining craze lasted through 1865. It was never profitable, but gave Copper Hill its name.
 
Erected 2009 by Hunterdon County Cultural And Heritage Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the New Jersey, Hunterdon County Cultural and Heritage Commission marker series.
 
Location. 40° 28.637′ N, 74° 51.836′ W. Marker is in Copper Hill, New Jersey, in Hunterdon County. Marker is on U.S. 202-31 at milepost 9.6, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ringoes NJ 08551, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Adam Bellis Homestead (approx. 0.4 miles away); Amwell Militia (approx. 1.5 miles away); Amwell Skirmish (approx. 1.5 miles away); Cornet Francis Geary (approx. 1.5 miles away); Flemington Raid (approx. 1.5 miles away); Raritan Township Vietnam Veterans (approx. 1.8 miles away); Flemington Railroad Company (approx. 1.9 miles away); Raritan Township 9-11 Memorial Clock (approx. 1.9 miles away).
 
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By Alan Edelson, July 30, 2009
2. Copper Mines Marker
the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 31, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,304 times since then and 57 times this year. Last updated on November 2, 2012, by John Ben Urban of Middletown, Delaware. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 31, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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