Finesville in Warren County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
In 1778, 60 cavalry horses belonging to the Continental Army were wintered here and "returned in spring in excellent condition".
Before the revolution, Edward began digging the millrace here. It is 8/10 mile long and once powered a sawmill and the gristmill that became the Reigel Paper Co.
Erected by Pohatcong Township Historic Preservation Commission.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & Patriotism • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1772.
Location. 40° 35.975′ N, 75° 10.803′ W. Marker is in Finesville, New Jersey, in Warren County. Marker is on Regelsville - 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 walking distance of this marker. Riegelsville Historic District (approx. half a mile away); Finesville Dam (approx. 0.6 miles away); Finesville (approx. 0.7 miles away); Riegelsville Roebling BridgeMid-Atlantic Highlands (approx. ¾ mile away in Pennsylvania); Riegelsville (approx. ¾ mile away in Pennsylvania); Mt. Joy (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Riegelsville Academy and Public Library (approx. 0.9 miles away in Pennsylvania). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Finesville.
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 1,190 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on April 12, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 18, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. 5. submitted on April 12, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Picture of the millrace, if it is still there. • Can you help?