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Far Hills in Somerset County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Moses Craig Lime Kilns

 
 
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By Raymond Siwek, April 11, 2021
1. Moses Craig Lime Kilns Marker
Inscription.  
The two lime kilns were built by local landowner Moses Craig circa 1860. For many years the kilns were the largest local producer of burnt lime used for agricultural fertilizer. They ceased production circa 1934. The site is list on the National and New Jersey Registers of Historic Places.
 
Erected 2021 by Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1860.
 
Location. 40° 42.735′ N, 74° 39.469′ W. Marker is in Far Hills, New Jersey, in Somerset County. Marker is on Main Steet (County Route 512) north of Blair Drive, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Far Hills NJ 07931, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Peapack-Gladstone Lime Kiln Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Peapack- Gladstone Liberty Park (approx. 0.3 miles away); Peapack - Gladstone 9-11 Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); "Natirar" (approx.
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By Raymond Siwek, April 11, 2021
2. Moses Craig Lime Kilns
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one mile away); Peapack Brook Rural Industrial Historic District (approx. 1.4 miles away); Melick Home (approx. 1.6 miles away); African Burying Ground (approx. 2.1 miles away); Far Hills War Monument (approx. 2.1 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 30, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 25, 2021, by Raymond Siwek of Morristown, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 34 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 25, 2021, by Raymond Siwek of Morristown, New Jersey. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.

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