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Mendham in Morris County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Brookside Historic District

"Water Street"

 
 
Brookside Historic District Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, October 11, 2010
1. Brookside Historic District Marker
Inscription.  Water power and natural resources made this a busy industrial village from the early 18th century through 1900. Visible today are waterways that powered sawmills, grist mills, wagon shops, a glass factory, and cottage industries.
 
Erected by Morris County Heritage Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the New Jersey, Morris County Heritage Commission series list.
 
Location. 40° 47.68′ N, 74° 34.057′ W. Marker is in Mendham, New Jersey, in Morris County. Marker is on E. Main Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mendham NJ 07945, 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. Mendham Township War Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bockoven Farm (approx. half a mile away); Continental Army Encampment at Morristown (approx. 2.1 miles away); Sons of Saint Patrick
Brookside Historic District Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, October 11, 2010
2. Brookside Historic District Marker
(approx. 2.1 miles away); The Pennsylvania Line (approx. 2.1 miles away); Settling in (approx. 2.1 miles away); A Revolutionary Winter (approx. 2.1 miles away); Washington Valley Schoolhouse (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mendham.
 
Brookside Post Office image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, October 11, 2010
3. Brookside Post Office
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 11, 2010, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 504 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 11, 2010, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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