“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Hammonton, New Jersey

Clickable Map of Atlantic County, New Jersey and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Atlantic County, NJ (276) Burlington County, NJ (322) Camden County, NJ (115) Cape May County, NJ (170) Cumberland County, NJ (85) Gloucester County, NJ (55) Ocean County, NJ (139)  AtlanticCounty(276) Atlantic County (276)  BurlingtonCounty(322) Burlington County (322)  CamdenCounty(115) Camden County (115)  CapeMayCounty(170) Cape May County (170)  CumberlandCounty(85) Cumberland County (85)  GloucesterCounty(55) Gloucester County (55)  OceanCounty(139) Ocean County (139)
Mays Landing is the county seat for Atlantic County
Hammonton is in Atlantic County
      Atlantic County (276)  
      Burlington County (322)  
      Camden County (115)  
      Cape May County (170)  
      Cumberland County (85)  
      Gloucester County (55)  
      Ocean County (139)  
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1New Jersey (Atlantic County), Hammonton — A Pane in the Glass FactoryWharton State Forest
In the 1840s, Batsto’s iron industry was failing due to competition from new iron industries using coal and iron ore (magnetite) rather than charcoal and bog ore (limonite). Looking for another industry to keep Batsto profitable, Jesse Richards . . . Map (db m76154) HM
2New Jersey (Atlantic County), Hammonton — Auxiliary Power System
This series of belts and jackshafts were installed in the late 19th century. They were powered by the gristmill’s turbine, Their purpose was to turn grindstones for sharpening tools and to power the corn sheller housed in the adjacent corncrib.Map (db m76162) HM
3New Jersey (Atlantic County), Hammonton — Baptist Church of Hammonton
Oldest church building originally located on the 600 block of Bellevue Avenue. Moved to it's present location in 1885. Original portion built in 1862.Map (db m188259) HM
4New Jersey (Atlantic County), Hammonton — Bog OreLimonite – Fe2O3-3H2O
Ore of this type was used in the Batsto Furnace. It can still be found in the coves, swamps and bogs of the Pine Barrens.Map (db m76160) HM
5New Jersey (Atlantic County), Hammonton — Ore Boat or Barge
This boat is typical of the barges used to carry bog iron ore to the Batsto Furnace. It is estimated to be 150 years old and is 43 ft. long, with an 11 ft. beam. The boat was excavated from the north side of the Batsto Dam in 1957.Map (db m76159) HM
6New Jersey (Atlantic County), Hammonton — Swimming the Ladder to SuccessWharton State Forest
While the Batsto Dam provided power to a once prospering village, it halted the natural migration of spawning fish. The Batsto River Fishway Project provides a pathway over the dam. This project improves the aquatic ecosystem and provides increased . . . Map (db m76157) HM
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7New Jersey (Atlantic County), Hammonton — Wagon
Although the exact date and manufacturer of this wagon are not known, it is possible that it was made by the Auburn Wagon Works in Martinsburg, WV around 1900. Wagons were used to transport goods both on the farm and to local markets, boat landings . . . Map (db m76163) HM
8New Jersey (Atlantic County), Hammonton — William K. Phillis War Memorial
All Wars Memorial in honor of Veterans of all Wars who served and gave their lives in an effort to protect our country and to preserve out freedom justice and democracy. Dedicated as the William K. Phillis War Memorial World War II Korean War . . . Map (db m76169) WM
9New Jersey (Atlantic County), Hammonton — Wiltsey's Sawmill
Built by Charles Wiltsey in 1800. Later sold to David Albertso who ran the mill into the 1840's. Located on Great Swamp branch of the Egg Harbor River.Map (db m88457) HM
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Nov. 29, 2022