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

Ore Boat or Barge

 
 
Ore Boat or Barge Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 8, 2014
1. Ore Boat or Barge Marker
Inscription.  
This boat is typical of the barges used to carry bog iron ore to the Batsto Furnace. It is estimated to be 150 years old and is 43 ft. long, with an 11 ft. beam. The boat was excavated from the north side of the Batsto Dam in 1957.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceWaterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 1957.
 
Location. 39° 38.619′ N, 74° 38.825′ W. Marker is in Hammonton, New Jersey, in Atlantic County. Marker can be reached from Batsto Road, on the left when traveling north. Marker is located in Historic Batsto Village, behind the Visitor Center. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hammonton NJ 08037, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bog Ore (within shouting distance of this marker); Wharton State Forest (within shouting distance of this marker); Exploring the Pinelands (within shouting distance of this marker); Wagon (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Auxiliary Power System (about 600 feet away); Swimming the Ladder to Success
Ore Boat or Barge Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 8, 2014
2. Ore Boat or Barge Marker
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); A Pane in the Glass Factory (approx. Ό mile away); William K. Phillis War Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hammonton.
 
Also see . . .  Batsto - A Journey into the past. Historic Batsto Village website. (Submitted on August 11, 2014, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.) 
 
Marker at Historic Batsto Village image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 8, 2014
3. Marker at Historic Batsto Village
The excavated Ore Boat can be seen next to the marker.
Ore Boat or Barge image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 8, 2014
4. Ore Boat or Barge
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 26, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 11, 2014, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 396 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 11, 2014, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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May. 17, 2022