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Raven Rock in Hunterdon County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Uranium Ore

 
 
Uranium Ore Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, August 10, 2010
1. Uranium Ore Marker
Inscription. Found here in 1956 near Raven Rock. Mining company formed by prospectors responding to the cold war craze was never commercially viable.
 
Erected 2010 by Hunterdon County Cultural And Heritage Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the New Jersey, Hunterdon County Cultural and Heritage Commission marker series.
 
Location. 40° 24.659′ N, 75° 2.027′ W. Marker is in Raven Rock, New Jersey, in Hunterdon County. Marker is at the intersection of Daniel Bray Highway (New Jersey Route 29) and Quarry Road, on the right when traveling north on Daniel Bray Highway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2188 Daniel Bray Highway, Stockton NJ 08559, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Delaware & Raritan Canal (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lumberville - Ravenrock Toll-Supported Pedestrian Bridge (approx. 0.3 miles away); Martin Johnson Heade (approx. 0.3 miles away in Pennsylvania); Delaware Canal / Pennsylvania Canal (approx. 0.4 miles away in Pennsylvania); Saxtonville Tavern
Uranium Ore Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, August 10, 2010
2. Uranium Ore Marker
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Rosemont - Raven Rock Bridge (approx. 0.9 miles away); Farm of Lloyd B. Wescott (approx. 1.7 miles away); Carversville Historic District (approx. 1.8 miles away in Pennsylvania). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Raven Rock.
 
Categories. War, Cold
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 10, 2010, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,219 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 10, 2010, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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