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Union Township in Hunterdon County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Joseph Turner House

Joseph Turner House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Honachefsky Jr, February 18, 2016
1. Joseph Turner House Marker
Union Forge Heritage Association
Inscription.  The nearby Union Ironworks built this house in 1760 as the residence of the superintentent . Enlarged in the 1830s, it was purchased by the State of NJ in the 1960s , when the reservoir was being built. It is now open as a historical museum.
Erected 2016 by Hunterdon County Cultural and Heritage Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureColonial EraIndustry & CommercePatriots & Patriotism. In addition, it is included in the New Jersey, Hunterdon County Cultural and Heritage Commission series list.
Location. 40° 39.425′ N, 74° 57.645′ W. Marker is in Union Township, New Jersey, in Hunterdon County. Marker is on Van Syckles Road when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 117 Van Syckles Road, Hampton NJ 08827, 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. Van Syckles Tavern (approx. 0.7 miles away); David Reynolds Tavern/Joseph Van Syckel Residence (approx. 0.7 miles away);
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Bog Meadows (approx. 1.4 miles away); Perryville Tavern (approx. 1.7 miles away); Bethlehem Baptist Church (approx. 2 miles away); Swayze Mine (approx. 2.1 miles away); Union Township World War II Memorial (approx. 2.1 miles away); Forge Masters Dwelling (approx. 2.1 miles away).
More about this marker. Union Ironworks founded in 1742
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 18, 2016, by William Honachefsky Jr of Clinton, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 495 times since then and 18 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on February 18, 2016, by William Honachefsky Jr of Clinton, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Jan. 31, 2023