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Weymouth Furnace

Atlantic County Historical Society

 
 
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By Don Morfe, April 1, 2013
1. Weymouth Furnace Marker
Inscription. Early 19th Century South Jersey iron furnace. Iron was produced from “Bog Ore” mined in surrounding swamps and brought to furnace by small barges poled along canals. Iron Castings, Stoves, Pots and Pans were made. Weymouth cast cannon and ball for war of 1812 and first iron pipe for the City of Philadelphia. A paper mill was erected here shortly after the furnace closed in 1862. All operations ceased about 1887.

Weymouth Tract presented to Atlantic County Historical Society by Lake Lenape Land Co. Mays Landing.
 
Erected by Sponsored by County of Atlantic.
 
Location. 39° 31.068′ N, 74° 46.782′ W. Marker is in Weymouth, New Jersey, in Atlantic County. Marker is on Weymouth Road 0.3 miles east of Black Horse Pike. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mays Landing NJ 08330, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Welcome to Atlantic County's Park at Weymouth Furnace (within shouting distance of this marker); Atlantic County Parks Along the Great Egg Harbor River (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Presbyterian Church Mays Landing (approx. 5.3 miles away);
Weymouth Furnace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 1, 2013
2. Weymouth Furnace Marker
Colonel Richard Wescoat (approx. 5.3 miles away); Fallen Soldiers Memorial (approx. 5.3 miles away); Atlantic County Court House (approx. 5.4 miles away); American Hotel (approx. 5.4 miles away); George Wheaton’s Shipyard (approx. 5.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Weymouth.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Weymouth Furnace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 1, 2013
3. Weymouth Furnace Marker
Weymouth Furnace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 1, 2013
4. Weymouth Furnace Marker
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By Don Morfe, April 1, 2013
5. Weymouth Furnace Marker
Weymouth Furnace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 1, 2013
6. Weymouth Furnace Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 8, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 426 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on April 8, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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