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

Cornerstone, 1754

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, September 21, 2019
1. Cornerstone, 1754 Marker
Inscription.  
Cornerstone from Amesbury Furnace, Clinton Township.

The Amesbury Furnace, built by Union Iron Works, was situated off Herman Thau Road on the bank of Beaver Brook. It processed iron ore from nearby mines into cast iron. The cast iron was then sent off to be forged into household goods and ammunition, probably used in the French and Indian War and the Revolution.

Donor: Arthur and Raymond Jachowski
2004.17.1
Clinton, NJ 08809
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1754.
 
Location. 40° 38.192′ N, 74° 54.745′ W. Marker is in Clinton, New Jersey, in Hunterdon County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of W. Main Street and Quarry Road, on the right when traveling west. Located at the Red Mill Museum Village. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 56 Main Street, Clinton NJ 08809, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Red Mill Museum Village (a few steps from this marker); Dunham's Mill (within shouting distance of this marker); The Mill (within shouting distance of this
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By Michael Herrick, September 21, 2019
2. Cornerstone, 1754 and Marker
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marker); Hunterdon Museum Of Art (within shouting distance of this marker); The Quarry (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Red Mill Museum Village (within shouting distance of this marker); Hunterdon Historical Museum (within shouting distance of this marker); The Lime Kilns (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clinton.
 
Cornerstone, 1754 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, September 21, 2019
3. Cornerstone, 1754 Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 6, 2019, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 110 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 6, 2019, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.

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