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Andover in Sussex County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Andover Furnace

 
 
Andover Furnace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 16, 2013
1. Andover Furnace Marker
Inscription.
Named for Andover, England.
Begun in 1760 by Allen
and Turner. Pig iron from
here made fine steel
for Continental Army.

 
Erected by State of New Jersey.
 
Location. 40° 59.242′ N, 74° 44.538′ W. Marker is in Andover, New Jersey, in Sussex County. Marker is on Main Street (U.S. 206) near Lenape Road (County Route 517), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Andover NJ 07821, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Iron Masterís Mansion (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Iron Works at Andover (about 700 feet away); The Lackawanna Cutoff (approx. 0.6 miles away); Thomas Woolverton's Tavern (approx. 1.8 miles away); Cat Swamp Hijacking and Murder (approx. 3.2 miles away); U.S.S. Bunker Hill Memorial (approx. 3.6 miles away); Amity School (approx. 4 miles away); Henry W. Merriam (approx. 4.3 miles away).
 
Categories. Colonial EraIndustry & CommerceWar, US Revolutionary
 
Andover Furnace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 16, 2013
2. Andover Furnace Marker
Andover Furnace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 16, 2013
3. Andover Furnace Marker
Andover Furnace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 16, 2013
4. Andover Furnace Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 16, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 353 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 16, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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