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

Copper Ore

 
 
Copper Ore Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alan Edelson, July 18, 2010
1. Copper Ore Marker
Inscription.  Found here and south towards the area of Copper Hill as early as 1816. Mining craze lasted 50 years, but limited amounts of ore never allowed commercial success.
 
Erected by Hunterdon County Cultural And Heritage Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceNatural Resources. 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 1816.
 
Location. 40° 30.328′ N, 74° 52.059′ W. Marker is in Flemington, New Jersey, in Hunterdon County. Marker is on Mine Street just east of Shields Ave., on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Flemington NJ 08822, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Kase Homestead (approx. 0.2 miles away); Tuccamirgan Park (approx. ¼ mile away); Historic Woodlot (approx. ¼ mile away); Log Cabin & Ground Hog Kiln (approx. 0.3 miles away); Flemington Railroad Company (approx.
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0.3 miles away); Raritan Township Vietnam Veterans (approx. 0.3 miles away); Stangl Pottery Outlet & Showroom (approx. 0.3 miles away); Raritan Township 9-11 Memorial Clock (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Flemington.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Copper Ore Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alan Edelson, July 18, 2010
2. Copper Ore Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 18, 2010, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,152 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 18, 2010, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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