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Bernards Township in Somerset County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Frederick W. Schmidt

 
 
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By Alan Edelson, September 14, 2011
1. Frederick W. Schmidt Marker
Inscription. This monument has been placed here in memory of Frederick W. Schmidt 1865-1926 By the trustees of his estate Mr. Schmidt owned and operated the nearby Millington Quarry which opened in 1895. He later organized the North Jersey Quarry Company which in 1950 became Houdaille Construction Materials Incorporated, a subsidiary of Houdaille Industries Incorporated. It was Mr Schmidt's intention that the land he owned along the Passaic River between the two bridges and Pond Hill Road be set aside for Park Purposes. This additional area has been made available through the generosity and cooperation of Houdaille Construction Materials, Incorporated. Both tracts have been given to Bernards Township for use as a public park in perpetuity. Dedicated October 15, 1966
 
Erected 1966.
 
Location. 40° 40.538′ N, 74° 31.702′ W. Marker is in Bernards Township, New Jersey, in Somerset County. Marker is on Pond Hill Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Millington NJ 07946, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Millington Schoolhouse #74 (approx. half a mile away); Vail Family
Frederick W. Schmidt Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, September 14, 2011
2. Frederick W. Schmidt Marker
(approx. 0.7 miles away); Morris County (approx. mile away); Kennedy-Martin-Stelle Farmstead (approx. 1.2 miles away); a different marker also named Kennedy-Martin-Stelle Farmstead (approx. 1.2 miles away); Bernards Township War Memorial (approx. 1.3 miles away); Lyons Station (approx. 1.3 miles away); a different marker also named Kennedy-Martin-Stelle Farmstead (approx. 1.3 miles away).
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 15, 2011, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 355 times since then and 29 times this year. Last updated on September 18, 2011, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 15, 2011, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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