Hammonton in Atlantic County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Auxiliary Power System
This series of belts and jackshafts were installed in the late 19th century. They were powered by the gristmill’s turbine, Their purpose was to turn grindstones for sharpening tools and to power the corn sheller housed in the adjacent corncrib.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
Location. 39° 38.568′ N, 74° 38.943′ W. Marker is in Hammonton, New Jersey, in Atlantic County. Marker can be reached from Batsto Road, on the right when traveling north. Marker is located in Historic Batsto Village, near the gristmill. 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. Swimming the Ladder to Success (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wagon (about 500 feet away); Bog Ore (about 600 feet away); Ore Boat or Barge (about 600 feet away); A Pane in the Glass Factory (about 800 feet away); Wharton State Forest (approx. 0.2 miles away); Exploring the Pinelands (approx. 0.2 miles away); William K. Phillis War Memorial (approx. 0.7 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 North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Credits. This page was last revised on February 26, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 11, 2014, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 378 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on August 11, 2014, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.