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Historical geography of the iron industry in the New York-New Jersey highlands, 1700-1900

Theodore William Kury

Historical geography of the iron industry in the New York-New Jersey highlands, 1700-1900

by Theodore William Kury

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Iron industry and trade -- New York (State),
  • Iron industry and trade -- New Jersey

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Theodore William Kury
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 182 [2] leaves :
    Number of Pages182
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22796458M

    History in the Northeastern Highlands. The North Jersey Highlands Historical Society (NJHHS), founded in , is dedicated to collecting and communicating the history of the Northeastern Highlands Region from prehistoric Native American to the present. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Nelson, William, Beginnings of the iron industry in Trenton, New Jersey,

    Tours start at The New Jersey Historical Society building every Friday and Saturday from May through November except on holiday closings and inclement weather. Education Programs. All school groups, after school programs and child care center are welcome. E-mail the Education department if you are interested in scheduling a group or with any. Deep in the heart of southern New Jersey lies an area of s acres of sprawling wilderness. It is the famous Wharton Tract which the state of New Jersey purchased in for a watershed, game preserve, and park. Many people know and love these wooded acres. Each year, people by the thousands visit Batsto Village, once the center of the iron industry that thrived on the tract more than.

      By Lupulescu, Marian. The principal goal of this article is to present the impor- tant minerals from the New York State iron deposits. Not all the minerals identified in these deposits can be. Sparta Township is a township in Sussex County, New Jersey, United of the United States Census, the township's population , reflecting an increase of 1, (+%) from counted in the Census, which had in turn increased by 2, (+%) from counted in the Census.. Sparta was organized as a township by an act of the New Jersey.


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Historical geography of the iron industry in the New York-New Jersey highlands, 1700-1900 by Theodore William Kury Download PDF EPUB FB2

HISTORICAL GEOGRAPHY OF THE IRON INDUSTRY IN THE NEW YORK-NEW JERSEY HIGHLANDS: A Dissertation Submitted to the Graduate Faculty of the Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College in partial fulfillment of the.

requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in The Department of Geography and Anthropology byAuthor: Theodore William Kury. History and heritage in Northwest New Jersey Skylands: There is a thread of heritage and industry that began in the New Jersey highlands centuries ago, before America officially started.

If you know about it, a ride on the interstate becomes a little more interesting as you approach the hills on the horizon, passing through corridors cut through the earth.

New York, constituent state of the U.S., one of the 13 original colonies and states. Its capital is Albany and its largest city is New York City, the cultural and financial center of American life.

Until the s New York was the country’s leading state in nearly all population, cultural, and economic indexes.

IRON IN THE NEW JERSEY HIGHLANDS By F. Müller Although New Jersey is known as the Garden State for the rich agricultural crops grown here, until the great Minnesota mines of the Mesabi Range were discovered, it was also the premier iron-producing state. The last issue of Unearthing New Jersey recounted the history of the limonite-Get Price.

New Jersey is a very geologically and geographically diverse region in the United States' Middle Atlantic region, offering variety from the Appalachian Mountains and the Highlands in the state's northwest, to the Atlantic Coastal Plain region that encompasses both the Pine Barrens and the Jersey state's geological features have impacted the course of settlement, development.

Sussex County is the northernmost county in the State of New county seat is Newton. It is part of the New York Metropolitan Area and is part of the state's Skylands Region, a term promoted by the New Jersey Commerce, Economic Growth, & Tourism Commission to encourage of the Census estimate, the county's population wasmaking it the 17th-most populous of the.

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The Society also functioned as Paterson’s only effective government until and was given tax immunity under the City’s first charter adopted in History and heritage in Northwest New Jersey Skylands: Take a ride to Long Pond Ironworks State Park in West Milford and park at the visitors center.

Walk past the old stone-rubble houses sitting like giant sculptures on the lawn, amble down into the woods and look for the dirt crossroads surrounded by trees and the ruins of a town. The area now called Hewitt was once the Long Pond Ironworks. Iron was one of the most basic requirements of the rapidly industrializing British economy, and the country certainly had plenty of raw materials.

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From tothe New Jersey Zinc Company fought a legal battle with Moses Taylor's Franklin Iron Company, a dispute that was finally resolved in by merging the two companies into the New Jersey Zinc and Iron y inNew Jersey Zinc was able to consolidate the area's mining and smelting operations and begin to build a.

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Hanover Iron Furnace (Burlington County) The Howell Works (Allaire, Monmouth County) According to The Cast Iron Soil Pipe History, the first manufacturer of cast iron pipe in the United States was at Weymouth NJ - That would have been at Weymouth Furnace, which is.

New Jersey's early colonial history was involved with that of New York (New Netherlands), of which it was a year after the Dutch surrender to England inNew Jersey was organized as an English colony under Gov.

Philip Carteret. In the colony was divided between Carteret and a company of English Quakers who had obtained the rights belonging to John, Lord Berkeley. 15 Historic Towns In New Jersey That Will Transport You To The Past.

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Ed's writing is lean, clear and accurate. It has not only my highest recommendation, but is a standard item in most local s: 3. Jersey Central F7A #13 and leased Norfolk & Western F7A # (ex-Wabash #) at the Jersey City Terminal (Jersey City, New Jersey) on November 8, Roger Puta photo.

In the following years after the C&A began operations the Garden State would be home to fabled railroads like the Pennsylvania Railroad, Erie, Reading, and New Jersey's own. Blessed with the critical resources of waterpower, iron ore, limestone for flux, and lumber to provide the necessary charcoal, the industry flourished.

Sharon’s iron industry, already many decades old, received a great boost in when Leman Bradley of Falls Village obtained land and waterpower rights in Sharon valley along Webatuck Creek.

History Iron mining activity in the New Jersey Highlands pro­ bably began about (Sims, ). Maximum pro­ duction was attained in the early 's when New Jersey ranked second only to Michigan in iron ore pro­ duction.

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In the Italian explorer Giovanni da Verrazzano was the first European to reach New Jersey. Almost a century passed before colonization began with the arrival in of the English navigator Henry Hudson, who sent a party to explore Sandy Hook Bay.