Hopatcong in Sussex County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Home of Hudson Maxim
Erected 2008 by Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders and Sussex County Historic Marker Committee.
Marker series. This marker is included in the New Jersey, Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders marker series.
Location. 40° 56.347′ N, 74° 38.981′ W. Marker is in Hopatcong, New Jersey, in Sussex County. Marker is on Lakeside Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 363 Lakeside Boulevard, Hopatcong NJ 07843, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lotta Crabtree House (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Babbit-Mathews House (approx. 2.9 miles away); Amity School (approx. Lake Musconetcong (approx. 3.9 miles away); Hugh Allen Mansion (approx. 3.9 miles away); Picatinny Arsenal (approx. 3.9 miles away); Picatinny Arsenal WW II Memorial (approx. 4 miles away); Stanhope, NJ (approx. 4 miles away).
Regarding Home of Hudson Maxim. The marker is located at the site of the former home of Hudson Maxim. Mr. Maxim was a famous U.S. inventor and chemist who invented a variety of explosives, including smokeless gunpowder. Parts of Mr. Maxim's estate remain today even though the original home is gone.
Also see . . .
1. Science: Death of Maxim. An obituary published in Time Magazine, Monday, May. 16, 1927. (Submitted on January 19, 2010.)
2. Lake Hopatcong's Most Famous, Part 3: Hudson Maxim. An article written by Marty Kane and published on Friday, 14 August 2009. (Submitted on January 19, 2010.)
Categories. • Notable Persons • Science & Medicine •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 14, 2010, by Cheryl (Rome) Thom of Newton, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,325 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on January 14, 2010, by Cheryl (Rome) Thom of Newton, New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.