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

Seigletown

 
 
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By Alan Edelson, April 12, 2009
1. Seigletown Marker
Inscription.  In 1793, Benjamin Seigle, a captain of the militia during the revolution purchased land here & built a home & a pottery, and produced items of red clay known as Seigleware.

The Seigles built a gristmill, clovermill & blacksmith shop. They owned a hematite mine and were also farmers. The pottery operated for more than 100 years.
 
Erected by Pohatcong Twp. Historic Preservation Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1793.
 
Location. 40° 36.796′ N, 75° 9.832′ W. Marker is near Finesville, New Jersey, in Warren County. Marker is on Reiglesville - Warren Glen Road, on the left when traveling north. 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. Finesville (approx. 0.6 miles away); Finesville Dam (approx. 0.6 miles away); Hughesville (approx. ¾ mile away); Volendam Windmill (approx. 1.2 miles away); Hunts Meadow (approx. 1.3 miles away); Pennsylvania Canal
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By Alan Edelson, April 12, 2009
2. Seigletown Marker
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(approx. 1.7 miles away in Pennsylvania); Delaware Canal (approx. 1.7 miles away in Pennsylvania); Mules and Men (approx. 1.7 miles away in Pennsylvania). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Finesville.
 
Also see . . .  Pohatcong History and Heritage Society. Pohatcong History and Heritage Society website homepage (Submitted on April 15, 2009.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 12, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 992 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. 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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