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Newark in New Castle County, Delaware — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Eastburn-Jeanes Mining Complex

(c. 1816 - 1900's)

 
 
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By Bill Pfingsten, January 18, 2016
1. Eastburn-Jeanes Mining Complex Marker
Inscription. This is the site of the Eastburn-Jeanes farms and mining industry. Marble from the Cockeysville Formation, found in three quarries in the area, was heated in kilns to produce quick lime for fertilizer and mortar. The lime was transported over Limestone Road to nearby Pennsylvania, Maryland and southern Delaware. The remaining historic structures include nearby kilns, residences, shops, springhouses, and the ruin of the stone Eastburn barn.
 
Erected by Delaware Public Archives. (Marker Number NC-83.)
 
Location. 39° 44.468′ N, 75° 42.862′ W. Marker is in Newark, Delaware, in New Castle County. Marker is on Upper Pipe Creek Road, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Newark DE 19711, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ebenezer United Methodist Church (approx. half a mile away); The William Montgomery House (approx. 2 miles away); Tweed's Tavern (approx. 2 miles away); The Judge Morris Estate (approx. 2.6 miles away); a different marker also named Judge Morris Estate (approx.
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By Bill Pfingsten, January 18, 2016
2. Eastburn-Jeanes Mining Complex
2.6 miles away); Delcastle (approx. 2.8 miles away); Robert Kirkwood, Jr. (approx. 2.8 miles away); The Chambers House (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newark.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
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By Bill Pfingsten, January 18, 2016
3. Eastburn-Jeanes Mining Complex
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 19, 2016, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 171 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 19, 2016, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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