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Blackwells Mills in Somerset County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Blackwells Mills Canal House

 
 
Blackwells Mills Canal House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 7, 2016
1. Blackwells Mills Canal House Marker
Inscription. Historic Blackwells Mills Canal House circa 1835. Home to generations of Bridge Tenders who opened and closed the swinging bridge for canal traffic.
 
Location. 40° 28.534′ N, 74° 34.307′ W. Marker is in Blackwells Mills, New Jersey, in Somerset County. Marker is on Canal Road. Touch for map. This marker is located next to the front door of the Canal House. Marker is at or near this postal address: 598 Canal Road, Somerset NJ 08873, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. William L. Hutcheson Memorial Forest (approx. 1.8 miles away); Millstone (approx. 1.9 miles away); Second Court House of Somerset County (approx. 2 miles away); Indian Mill Stone (approx. 2.1 miles away); Millstone School House (approx. 2.2 miles away); Voorhees Home (approx. 2.8 miles away); Griggstown Bridge Tender’s Station (approx. 3.4 miles away); Historic River Road and River Crossing (approx. 3˝ miles away).
 
Categories. Waterways & Vessels
 
Blackwells Mills Canal House image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 7, 2016
2. Blackwells Mills Canal House
Blackwells Mills Canal House 1835 image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 7, 2016
3. Blackwells Mills Canal House 1835
This marker is located on the left corner of the front of the building
Bridge Tenders Station circa 1830 image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 7, 2016
4. Bridge Tenders Station circa 1830
This building is located across the street from the Canal House.
Blackwells Mills Canal House and Bridge Tenders Station-distant shot image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 7, 2016
5. Blackwells Mills Canal House and Bridge Tenders Station-distant shot
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 21, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 179 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 21, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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