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Near Flatbrookville in Sussex County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Old Mine Road

 
 
Old Mine Road Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, February 22, 2009
1. Old Mine Road Marker


Inscription.  
Connecting Esopus (Kingston) on Hudson River
with Pahaquarry Copper Mine
Length 104 miles – Built about 1650

Daniel Decker Ferry established 1756
Moved to Rosenkrans 1898
Lower Walpack Reformed Church
one-fourth mile west
Built 1737 – Moved to Flatbrookville 1898

Marked by Chinkchewunska Chapter D.A.R.
Sussex County Historical Society

Marker presented by Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Decker

 
Erected by Daughters of the American Revolution, Chinkchewunska Chapter.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraRoads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1650.
 
Location. 41° 5.887′ N, 74° 58.574′ W. Marker is near Flatbrookville, New Jersey, in Sussex County. Marker is on Old Mine Road, on the left when traveling north. Marker is in Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Columbia NJ 07832, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker
Old Mine Road Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, February 22, 2009
2. Old Mine Road Marker
The Delaware River can be seen the the background, behind the marker.
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, measured as the crow flies. Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area (approx. 1.6 miles away in Pennsylvania); Village of Bushkill (approx. 1.6 miles away in Pennsylvania); Fort Hyndshaw (approx. 1.8 miles away in Pennsylvania); a different marker also named Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area (approx. 2.9 miles away in Pennsylvania); Dutch Settlers (approx. 3.2 miles away in Pennsylvania); a different marker also named Old Mine Road (approx. 5 miles away); This National Park Is Our Home (approx. 6.2 miles away in Pennsylvania); Wild & Scenic River (approx. 6.2 miles away in Pennsylvania).
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Markers related to the Old Mine Road.
 
Also see . . .
1. Old Mine Road. Legends of America website entry (Submitted on November 4, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 

2. Return to the Old Mine Road. New Jersey’s Great Northwest Skylands website. (Submitted on March 7, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.) 
 
Marker in Delaware Water Gap NRA image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, February 22, 2009
3. Marker in Delaware Water Gap NRA
Old Mine Road in New Jersey image. Click for more information.
via Legends of Anerica, unknown
4. Old Mine Road in New Jersey
Legends of America website entry
Click for more information.
Old Mine Road image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, February 22, 2009
5. Old Mine Road
This photo, taken from in front of the marker, looks north on Old Mine Road.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 24, 2022. It was originally submitted on March 7, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,149 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 7, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.   4. submitted on April 24, 2022, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.   5. submitted on March 7, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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Jul. 7, 2022