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Blackwells Mills in Somerset County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Blackwells Mills Canal House

 
 
Blackwells Mills Canal House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, April 7, 2016
1. Blackwells Mills Canal House Marker
Inscription.  Historic Blackwells Mills Canal House circa 1835. Home to generations of Bridge Tenders who opened and closed the swinging bridge for canal traffic.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Waterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 1835.
 
Location. 40° 28.534′ N, 74° 34.307′ W. Marker is in Blackwells Mills, New Jersey, in Somerset County. Marker is on Canal Road. This marker is located next to the front door of the Canal House. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 598 Canal Road, Somerset NJ 08873, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. William L. Hutcheson Memorial Forest (approx. 1.8 miles away); Millstone (approx. 1.9 miles away); Second Court House of Somerset County (approx. 2 miles away); Indian Mill Stone (approx. 2.1 miles away); Millstone School House (approx. 2.2 miles away); Voorhees Home (approx. 2.8 miles away); Griggstown Bridge Tender’s Station (approx. 3.4 miles away); Historic River Road and River Crossing (approx. 3˝ miles away).
 
Blackwells Mills Canal House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, April 7, 2016
2. Blackwells Mills Canal House
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Blackwells Mills Canal House 1835 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, April 7, 2016
3. Blackwells Mills Canal House 1835
This marker is located on the left corner of the front of the building
Bridge Tenders Station circa 1830 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, April 7, 2016
4. Bridge Tenders Station circa 1830
This building is located across the street from the Canal House.
Blackwells Mills Canal House and Bridge Tenders Station-distant shot image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, April 7, 2016
5. Blackwells Mills Canal House and Bridge Tenders Station-distant shot
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 21, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 274 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 21, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Oct. 7, 2022