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

Copper Mines

 
 
Copper Mines Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alan Edelson, July 30, 2009
1. Copper Mines Marker
Inscription.  By 1816 copper ore was found here, and north towards Flemington. The mining craze lasted through 1865. It was never profitable, but gave Copper Hill its name.
 
Erected 2009 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° 28.637′ N, 74° 51.836′ W. Marker is in Copper Hill, New Jersey, in Hunterdon County. Marker is on U.S. 202-31 at milepost 9.6, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ringoes NJ 08551, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Adam Bellis Homestead (approx. 0.4 miles away); Flemington Raid (approx. 1.4 miles away); Amwell Militia (approx. 1˝ miles away); Amwell Skirmish (approx. 1˝ miles away); Cornet Francis Geary
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(approx. 1˝ miles away); Raritan Township Vietnam Veterans (approx. 1.8 miles away); Flemington Railroad Company (approx. 1.9 miles away); Raritan Township 9-11 Memorial Clock (approx. 1.9 miles away).
 
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 Mines Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alan Edelson, July 30, 2009
2. Copper Mines Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 31, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,631 times since then and 27 times this year. Last updated on November 2, 2012, by John Ben Urban of Middletown, Delaware. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 31, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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