West Milford in Passaic County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Company Store
Post Office, Hewitt, New Jersey
The company store was a center of village life for over 160 years, containing not only a wide assortment of merchandise, but also the post office and company bookkeeper’s office.
Purchases at the store were deducted from workers’ wages.
The store moved to the Greenwood Lake Turnpike in 1929, where Ye Olde Country Store operated until 1955.
Erected by New Jersey Division of Parks and Forestry.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Postal Mail and Philately marker series.
Location. 41° 8.657′ N, 74° 18.719′ W. Marker is in West Milford, New Jersey, in Passaic County. Marker can be reached from Greenwood Lake Turnpike, on the right when traveling west. Marker is located on a trail in the Long Pond Ironworks Historic District. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: West Milford NJ 07480, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Weighing Scale Remains (a few steps from this marker); Long House Ruins (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hasenclever Iron Trail The First Furnace (about 500 feet away); Steam Powered Sawmill Remains (about 600 feet away); The Ringwood Furnaces at Hewitt (about 600 feet away); Water Power (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Long Pond Ironworks (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Milford.
More about this marker. Several photos of the inside and outside of the Company Store appear on the marker.
Also see . . . The Friends of Long Pond Ironworks website. (Submitted on June 12, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 12, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 384 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 12, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.