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Mount Holly, New Jersey Historical Markers

 
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By Bill Coughlin, September 18, 2010
Mount Holly Marker
New Jersey (Burlington County), Mount Holly — Battle of Ironworks Hill
Here on December 23, 1776 was fought the Battle of Ironworks Hill. This diversionary tactic aided Washington to capture Trenton. — Map (db m35868) HM
New Jersey (Burlington County), Mount Holly — Cannon Made in Mount Holly
Used in Revolutionary War Erected By Camp No 71 P.O.S. of A. Mount Holly, N.J. 1915 — Map (db m35395) HM
New Jersey (Burlington County), Mount Holly — Fire Company
Founded in 1752, The Relief Fire Co. is the oldest active volunteer company in the nation. Fire House Is On Premises — Map (db m35393) HM
New Jersey (Burlington County), Mount Holly — Girard House
. . . — Map (db m117291) HM
New Jersey (Burlington County), Mount Holly — Grist Mill Stone
This Mill Stone was recovered from the site of the historic industrial park at the corner of Mill and Pine Street. Built in 1796 by Cox & Davidson and operated with five French Burrs until destroyed by fire in 1910. This Mill Stone is the only true . . . — Map (db m79681) HM
New Jersey (Burlington County), Mount Holly — Historic Burlington County Court House
County Building A-3 Historic Burlington County Court House Samuel Lewis Architect Built 1796 — Map (db m35396) HM
New Jersey (Burlington County), Mount Holly — Historic Burlington County Prison Museum1811-1865
The Burlington County Prison Museum is a National Historical Landmark located here in the heart of historic Mount Holly, New Jersey. Designed by Robert Mills, one of America's first native-born and trained architects, the Burlington County . . . — Map (db m35420) HM
New Jersey (Burlington County), Mount Holly — Historic Prison
This Burlington County Jail was designed, 1808, by Robert Mills, noted Federal architect. His plan still influences penal building. — Map (db m35417) HM
New Jersey (Burlington County), Mount Holly — History Millstone Park
1771 – 1822   -   Samuel Clark and Butler Atkinson                     Cabinet Makers 1822 – 1829   -   Alexander A. Young                     Sold Tinwear and Stoves                         He also printed . . . — Map (db m79682) HM
New Jersey (Burlington County), Mount Holly — House of John R. Slack
House of John R. Slack Attorney at Law Circa 1856 — Map (db m36309) HM
New Jersey (Burlington County), Mount Holly — John Woolman’s Tailor Shop & 2nd Friends Meeting House
On this site stood John Woolman’s Tailor Shop Here he probably “tended shop and kept books” in 1740 when a lad of 20. He bought the property in 1747, and deeded it to his mother, Elizabeth Woolman in 1753. *************** The second . . . — Map (db m79684) HM
New Jersey (Burlington County), Mount Holly — Mansion of James Langstaff
Mansion of James Langstaff Farmer 1830 Purchased by Mount Holly Library - 1957 Chartered by King George III - 1765 — Map (db m36903) HM
New Jersey (Burlington County), Mount Holly — Shinn-Curtis Log House
Thomas Shinn Owner Circa 1712 Preserved Through Funding By The Mt. Holly Historical Society — Map (db m35388) HM
New Jersey (Burlington County), Mount Holly — The Battle of Iron Works HillDecember 23, 1776
A decisive skirmish in the Revolutionary War. Colonel Samuel Griffin’s troops were entrenched at this site. They decoyed Colonel (Count) Kurt von Donop’s Hessian soldiers away from Bordentown thus reducing the enemy forces defending Trenton and . . . — Map (db m35865) HM
New Jersey (Burlington County), Mount Holly — William Calvert’s Hardware Store
This Hardware Store Established on Mill Street by William Calvert in 1770 1920-30 Storefront Restored by Paul Musgrove of Mount Holly For the Present Owner, Arthur R. Eldred September 22, 1980 — Map (db m79685) HM

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