Hammonton in Atlantic County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Limonite – Fe2O3-3H2O
Ore of this type was used
in the Batsto Furnace. It can still be
found in the coves, swamps and
bogs of the Pine Barrens.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
Location. 39° 38.618′ N, 74° 38.843′ 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. Ore Boat or Barge (within shouting distance of this marker); Wharton State Forest (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Exploring the Pinelands (about 300 feet away); Wagon (about 300 feet away); Auxiliary Power System (about 600 feet away); Swimming the Ladder to Success (approx. 0.2 miles away); A Pane in the Glass Factory (approx. ¼ mile away); William K. Phillis War Memorial (approx. ¾ mile 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.)
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 570 times since then and 92 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 11, 2014, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.