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Trenton in Mercer County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Mahlon Stacy’s Grist Mill

 
 
Mahlon Stacy’s Grist Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Gary Nigh, November 2007
1. Mahlon Stacy’s Grist Mill Marker
Inscription. Trenton’s first industry. Built near here in 1679. Heirs sold mill and 800 acres to William Trent after 1704. He replaced it with a larger mill which continued under successive owners until 1828. Later converted to a cotton, and then to a paper mill. The structure was carried away by a flood in 1843.
 
Erected by Trenton Bicentennial Committee.
 
Location. 40° 13.076′ N, 74° 45.837′ W. Marker is in Trenton, New Jersey, in Mercer County. Marker is on South Broad Street 0.2 miles south of Lafayette Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. On a pole above a marker on the Second Battle of Trenton. Marker is in this post office area: Trenton NJ 08608, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Second Battle of Trenton (here, next to this marker); Washington’s Triumphal Arch (within shouting distance of this marker); House of Alexander Douglass (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Taylor Opera House (about 600 feet away); In Loving Memory of Fire Fighters (about 600 feet away); Mill Hill Historic District
Mahlon Stacy’s Grist Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, December 29, 2012
2. Mahlon Stacy’s Grist Mill Marker
Two markers are found at this location. The Mahlon Stacy’s Grist Mill marker is seen here on the top.
(about 700 feet away); The Alexander Douglass House (about 700 feet away); Douglass House (was about 700 feet away but has been reported missing. ). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Trenton.
 
Categories. Colonial EraIndustry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers
 
Mahlon Stacy’s Grist Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Gary Nigh, November 2007
3. Mahlon Stacy’s Grist Mill Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 27, 2007, by Gary Nigh of Trenton, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 990 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on November 27, 2007, by Gary Nigh of Trenton, New Jersey.   2. submitted on December 29, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   3. submitted on November 27, 2007, by Gary Nigh of Trenton, New Jersey. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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