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

Brinley Grist Mill

 
 
Brinley Grist Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, April 5, 2016
1. Brinley Grist Mill Marker
Inscription.  William Reape purchased the land that the Brinley Grist Mill was built on in 1665. It was later willed to William Brinley in 1715. John Brinley, who as the son of William Brinley, built the mill in the 1700’s. The mill was the first business in the area and settlers would bring their grain here until the early 1900’s. The mill brought in settlers and helped the town of Oakhurst grow.
 
Erected by Troop 70 Eagle Project by Ryan Ross.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraIndustry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1665.
 
Location. 40° 16.453′ N, 74° 1.011′ W. Marker is in Oakhurst, New Jersey, in Monmouth County. Marker is on Monmouth Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Oakhurst NJ 07755, 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. A different marker also named Brinley Grist Mill (here, next to this marker); Historic Site of Old Free Church Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Church of the Presidents (approx.
Brinley Grist Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, April 5, 2016
2. Brinley Grist Mill Marker
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1.6 miles away); James A. Garfield (approx. 1.7 miles away); Dorothy Parker Birthplace (approx. 1.7 miles away); Corner of Ocean and Brighton Avenues (approx. 2 miles away); Century Building (approx. 2 miles away); Norman Mailer/Scarboro Hotel (approx. 2.3 miles away).
 
Brinley Grist Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, April 5, 2016
3. Brinley Grist Mill Marker
This marker is near the marker of the same name.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 9, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 359 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 9, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Oct. 3, 2022