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Spring Mills in Hunterdon County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Spring Mills

 
 
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By Alan Edelson, August 19, 2009
1. Spring Mills Marker
Inscription.  Previous to 1817, known variously as Godley's Mills and Helltown for a rowdy tavern operating nearby. A grist mill and saw mill were built here about 1800.
 
Erected 2009 by Hunterdon County Cultural And Heritage Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the New Jersey, Hunterdon County Cultural and Heritage Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1817.
 
Location. 40° 35.69′ N, 75° 7.024′ W. Marker is in Spring Mills, New Jersey, in Hunterdon County. Marker is at the intersection of Milford Warren Glen Road (County Route 519) and Spring Mills / Spring Garden Road, on the right when traveling south on Milford Warren Glen Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Milford NJ 08848, 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. Holland Township Veterans Monument (approx. half a mile away); Milford (approx. 1.8 miles away); Milford World War I Veterans Monument (approx. 1.9 miles away);
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By Alan Edelson, August 19, 2009
2. Spring Mills Marker
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Train Disaster (approx. 2.2 miles away); Milford Railroad (approx. 2.2 miles away); Veterans Memorial, Bridgeton Twp (approx. 2.2 miles away in Pennsylvania); Amsterdam Historic District (approx. 2.4 miles away); Volendam Windmill (approx. 2.4 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 19, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 914 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 19, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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