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“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Mount Holly in Burlington County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

History Millstone Park

 
 
History Millstone Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, December 13, 2014
1. History Millstone Park Marker
Inscription.
1771 – 1822   -   Samuel Clark and Butler Atkinson
                    Cabinet Makers

1822 – 1829   -   Alexander A. Young
                    Sold Tinwear and Stoves
                        He also printed “Chronicle”
                        Post Office occupied part of the building

1829 – 1838   -   John C. Simmons
                    Built a large brick building
                    Odd Fellows Lodge occupied upper floors

1838 – 1898   -   Peter Lynch
                   Tinsmith
                        (Installed first gas street lights)

1898 – 1937   -   George D. Worrell
                    Plumbing Business

1937 – 1970   -   Owned by James T. Gottlieb Family
                    Meats and Groceries

1796 – 1910   -   Grist Mill stood few hundred feet east

The cobblestones in this park are the original cobblestones in the bed of Pine Street.

 
Location. 39° 59.593′ N, 74° 47.112′ W. Marker is in Mount Holly, New Jersey, in Burlington County. Marker is at the intersection of Mill Street (County Route 537) and Pine Street, on the right when traveling east
History Millstone Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, December 13, 2014
2. History Millstone Park Marker
on Mill Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mount Holly NJ 08060, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fire Company (within shouting distance of this marker); John Woolman’s Tailor Shop & 2nd Friends Meeting House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); William Calvert’s Hardware Store (about 600 feet away); Girard House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Shinn-Curtis Log House (approx. ¼ mile away); Grist Mill Stone (approx. ¼ mile away); House of John R. Slack (approx. ¼ mile away); Cannon Made in Mount Holly (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mount Holly.
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers
 
Marker in Mount Holly image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, December 13, 2014
3. Marker in Mount Holly
History Millstone Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, December 13, 2014
4. History Millstone Park Marker
This mill stone, on display a short distance from the marker, was found at this site. It is the only true artifact of the old Grist Mill ever recovered.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 16, 2014, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 280 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 16, 2014, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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