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

Mount Hope

 
 
Mount Hope Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 5, 2017
1. Mount Hope Marker
Inscription.
John Jacob Faesch from
Switzerland built iron
works here, 1772. He made
ordnance for Washington’s
Army. Furnace closed, 1825.

 
Erected 1964 by State of New Jersey.
 
Location. 40° 55.71′ N, 74° 32.561′ W. Marker is in Rockaway, New Jersey, in Morris County. Marker can be reached from 629 Mt. Hope Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rockaway NJ 07866, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ford – Faesch Manor House - 1768 (within shouting distance of this marker); Walton Burial Ground (approx. 0.7 miles away); Administration and Research Historic District (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Cannon Gate (approx. 1.4 miles away); Middle Forge (approx. 1.4 miles away); a different marker also named Administration and Research Historic District (approx. 1.4 miles away); Naval Commander's Home (approx. 1.5 miles away); 600 Ordnance Testing Area Historic District (1928-1948) (approx. 1.8 miles away).
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceWar, US Revolutionary
 
Mount Hope Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 5, 2017
2. Mount Hope Marker
Mount Hope Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 5, 2017
3. Mount Hope Marker
Ford – Faesch House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 5, 2017
4. Ford – Faesch House
The marker originally stood in front of this house. It was moved inside during restoration of the house.
Colonial Soldier at the Ford – Faesch House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 5, 2017
5. Colonial Soldier at the Ford – Faesch House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 5, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 5, 2017, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 69 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 5, 2017, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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