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

Isaac Harrow’s Plating and Blade Mill

 
 
Isaac Harrow’s Plating and Blade Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 27, 2010
1. Isaac Harrow’s Plating and Blade Mill Marker
Marker is located on the grounds of the Old Barracks.
Inscription. Established 1734 on west bank of Petty’s Run near here. Sold to Benjamin Yard in 1745. New Jersey’s first iron works. Manufactured household and farming tools and equipment.
 
Erected by Trenton Bicentennial Committee.
 
Location. 40° 13.186′ N, 74° 46.142′ W. Marker is in Trenton, New Jersey, in Mercer County. Marker is on the grounds of the Old Barracks Museum. Touch for map. In the backyard of the Barracks Museum. 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. Zebulon Pike (within shouting distance of this marker); Petty's Run (within shouting distance of this marker); Front Street Paper Mill (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington Elm (within shouting distance of this marker); West Front Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Spirit of Justice (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Barracks (within shouting distance of this marker); Changing Landscapes Along Petty's Run (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Trenton.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. This is an earlier marker located nearby
Isaac Harrow’s Plating and Blade Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Gary Nigh, November 2007
2. Isaac Harrow’s Plating and Blade Mill Marker
on West State Street.
 
Categories. Colonial EraIndustry & Commerce
 
Isaac Harrow’s Plating and Blade Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Gary Nigh, November 2007
3. Isaac Harrow’s Plating and Blade Mill Marker
Isaac Harrow’s Plating and Blade Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 27, 2010
4. Isaac Harrow’s Plating and Blade Mill Marker
The dome of the New Jersey State State House can be seen in the background of this photo.
 
 
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 1,084 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on February 27, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   2, 3. submitted on November 27, 2007, by Gary Nigh of Trenton, New Jersey.   4. submitted on February 27, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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