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Phillipsburg in Warren County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

S.A. Comstock Building

Malaska Lodge

 

—Circa 1860 —

 
S.A. Comstock Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, May 7, 2010
1. S.A. Comstock Building Marker
Inscription. The Comstock Family owned many properties, including this, which was first used as a boarding house, and the famous Lee House, located at Union Square (Wardell site).

This building was later used and purchased by the Malaska Council, a once powerful social club of mostly foundry workers. Note "Fist & Hammer" insignia above. In its "heyday" 1880's, there were 27 societies in town.
 
Location. 40° 41.393′ N, 75° 12.079′ W. Marker is in Phillipsburg, New Jersey, in Warren County. Marker is on South Main Street (County Road 678) north of Tyndall Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Phillipsburg NJ 08865, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Winter & Co. (a few steps from this marker); Stites - Thomas Store (a few steps from this marker); Bluestone Sidewalks (a few steps from this marker); Presbyterian Manse (within shouting distance of this marker); Lander-Stewart Mansion (within shouting distance of this marker); Stites-Lander Townhouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Phillipsburg & South Main Street
S.A. Comstock Building image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, May 7, 2010
2. S.A. Comstock Building
(within shouting distance of this marker); Dale Estate (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Phillipsburg.
 
Categories. Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsNotable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 9, 2010, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 638 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 9, 2010, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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