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Near Warren Glen in Warren County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Hughesville

 
 
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By Alan Edelson, April 12, 2009
1. Hughesville Marker
Inscription.  By 1765, Philadelphia lawyer, Hugh Hughes had taken possession of the Greenwich Forge which had been flourishing near here since the 1750's using iron from Durham Furnace. The forge did extensive business until after the Revolutionary War.

James M. Long converted the forge to a gristmill which was eventually consumed by fire.

Hugh Hughes also built his home here & it has housed many of his descendants.
 
Erected by Pohatcong Township Historic Preservation Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraIndustry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 40° 37.304′ N, 75° 9.291′ W. Marker is near Warren Glen, New Jersey, in Warren County. Marker is on Reigelsville - Warren Glen Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Phillipsburg NJ 08865, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Seigletown (approx. ¾ mile away); Pohatcong Township Veterans Monument (approx. 1.3
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miles away); Pohatcong (approx. 1.3 miles away); Finesville (approx. 1.3 miles away); Finesville Dam (approx. 1.4 miles away); Springtown (approx. 1.8 miles away); Volendam Windmill (approx. 1.8 miles away); Pennsylvania Canal (approx. 1.9 miles away in Pennsylvania).
 
Also see . . .  Hughesville. Pohatcong Township Historical Preservation Commission web site. (Submitted on April 15, 2009.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 12, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 859 times since then and 27 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on April 12, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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