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Historical Markers in Franklin, New Jersey

 
Clickable Map of Hunterdon County, New Jersey and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Hunterdon County, NJ (363) Mercer County, NJ (290) Morris County, NJ (391) Somerset County, NJ (164) Warren County, NJ (122) Bucks County, PA (250)  HunterdonCounty(363) Hunterdon County (363)  MercerCounty(290) Mercer County (290)  MorrisCounty(391) Morris County (391)  SomersetCounty(164) Somerset County (164)  WarrenCounty(122) Warren County (122)  BucksCountyPennsylvania(250) Bucks County (250)
Flemington is the county seat for Hunterdon County
Franklin is in Hunterdon County
      Hunterdon County (363)  
ADJACENT TO HUNTERDON COUNTY
      Mercer County (290)  
      Morris County (391)  
      Somerset County (164)  
      Warren County (122)  
      Bucks County, Pennsylvania (250)  
 
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1New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Franklin — Pre-Revolutionary War King's Mill
In 1729, Joseph King Sr. bought this property, built this "good stone dwelling-house", and a grist/saw mill. Joseph King Jr. owned them until 1768. The mill operated until c.1895 but was dismantled by 1930.Map (db m143357) HM
2New Jersey (Sussex County), Franklin — Dr. Samuel Fowler(1779 - 1844)
Dr. Samuel Fowler, born in Newburgh, NY, and came first to Hamburg after medical studies in Philadelphia. He established mills, a blacksmith shop, tannery, and a furnace to process ores from mines owned in Franklin Furnace. He became a noted and . . . Map (db m26449) HM
3New Jersey (Sussex County), Franklin — Franklin FurnaceThe Great Mining Town
Franklin Furnace began before the Revolutionary War making iron from ore mined near Franklin Pond. An iron furnace was here from about 1765-1895. It began as a water-powered charcoal forge along the Wallkill River. This site housed a coal fired . . . Map (db m167185) HM
4New Jersey (Sussex County), Franklin — Franklin SchoolA First and Last
Franklin has held valuable minerals for over 1 billion years. Mining of iron began in the 1760s and the first school was a log structure near the Baptist Church, replaced by a brick school in 1871 when iron production increased and railroads . . . Map (db m167184) HM
 
 
  
 
 
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Oct. 5, 2022