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Mine Hill in Morris County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Dickerson Mine

1713

 
 
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By Don Morfe, December 7, 2015
1. Dickerson Mine Marker
Inscription.  Mining tract produced the magnetic “Black Ore” responsible for present name, Succasunna. Jonathan Dickerson owner in 1779. Tract worked under system of forge rights until 1807.
 
Erected 1981 by Morris County Heritage Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraIndustry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1713.
 
Location. 40° 52.36′ N, 74° 36.328′ W. Marker is in Mine Hill, New Jersey, in Morris County. Marker is on Canfield Avenue (NJ 669). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mine Hill NJ 07803, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of Ferromonte (approx. 0.3 miles away); Bridget Lockman Smith (approx. half a mile away); Bridget Smith House (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named The Bridget Smith House (approx. half a mile away); Morris Canal (approx. 1.4 miles away); Saint Mary’s Church (approx. 1.7 miles away); First Presbyterian Church at Suckasunny Plains
Dickerson Mine Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, December 7, 2015
2. Dickerson Mine Marker
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(approx. 1.7 miles away); Port Oram Community (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mine Hill.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 11, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 241 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 11, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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