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Trenton in Mercer County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Isaac Harrow’s Plating and Blade Mill

 
 
Isaac Harrow’s Plating and Blade Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 27, 2010
1. Isaac Harrow’s Plating and Blade Mill Marker
Marker is located on the grounds of the Old Barracks.
Inscription.  Established 1734 on west bank of Petty’s Run near here. Sold to Benjamin Yard in 1745. New Jersey’s first iron works. Manufactured household and farming tools and equipment.
 
Erected by Trenton Bicentennial Committee.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraIndustry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1734.
 
Location. 40° 13.186′ N, 74° 46.142′ W. Marker is in Trenton, New Jersey, in Mercer County. Marker is on the grounds of the Old Barracks Museum. In the backyard of the Barracks Museum. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Trenton NJ 08608, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Zebulon Pike (a few steps from this marker); General Zebulon Montgomery Pike (a few steps from this marker); Petty's Run (within shouting distance of this marker); Front Street Paper Mill (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington Elm (within shouting distance of this marker); West Front Street (within shouting distance of this marker);
Isaac Harrow’s Plating and Blade Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Gary Nigh, November 2007
2. Isaac Harrow’s Plating and Blade Mill Marker
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Gen. George Washington (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Barracks (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Trenton.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. This is an earlier marker located nearby on West State Street.
 
Isaac Harrow’s Plating and Blade Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Gary Nigh, November 2007
3. Isaac Harrow’s Plating and Blade Mill Marker
Isaac Harrow’s Plating and Blade Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 27, 2010
4. Isaac Harrow’s Plating and Blade Mill Marker
The dome of the New Jersey State State House can be seen in the background of this photo.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 27, 2007, by Gary Nigh of Trenton, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,179 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on February 27, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.   2, 3. submitted on November 27, 2007, by Gary Nigh of Trenton, New Jersey.   4. submitted on February 27, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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