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Karrsville in Warren County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Timberswamp Farm

 
 
Timberswamp Farm Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alan Edelson, July 25, 2011
1. Timberswamp Farm Marker
Inscription.  Capt. Geo. Winters Homestead ca. 1848 National Register of Historic Places
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1848.
 
Location. 40° 48.131′ N, 74° 56.314′ W. Marker is in Karrsville, New Jersey, in Warren County. Marker is on Jackson Valley Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Oxford NJ 07863, 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. Mansfield Township Veterans Monument (approx. 1.6 miles away); Morris Canal (approx. 1.6 miles away); Welcome To The Twp. Of Lebanon (approx. 2½ miles away); Pioneer Methodist Bishop Francis Asbury (approx. 2½ miles away); Triple Arch Stone Bridge (approx. 2.6 miles away); Oxford House / Wall Street (approx. 3 miles away); Oxford Furnace Memorial (approx. 3 miles away); Company Store (approx. 3 miles away).
 
Regarding Timberswamp Farm. Excerpt from History of Mansfield, NJ
http://history.rays-place.com/nj/war-mansfield.htm

Timberswamp is a name
Timberswamp Farm image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alan Edelson, July 25, 2011
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applied to the Pohatcong Valley between Mt. Bethel and Karrsville. It is noted for being the stoniest place in the county. The valley is paved with large boulders, deposited here by the great glacier, the icy streams from which washed away the finer sand and gravel.

Jackson Valley is the name of the Pohatcong Valley between Karrsville and Washington. Early settlers in it were the Wyckoffs, Gardners, Wellers, Winters and Vanattas.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 25, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 25, 2011, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 382 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 25, 2011, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Aug. 14, 2022