Finesville (HMBPQ)

Location: Alpha, NJ 08865 Warren County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 36.397', W 75° 10.241'

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Finesville began as Chelsea Forge, ca 1751, a charcoal - iron forge on the Musconetcong River.

Philip and John Fine, brothers of German descent purchased the forge in the late 1700's, built a dam, and soon after built an oil mill, gristmill and sawmill. The gristmill burned but was rebuilt as a paper mill and later became the Tayloe-Styles knife factory.
Placed ByPohatcong Twp. Historic Preservation Commission
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Date Added Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 2:09am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 485560 N 4495103
Decimal Degrees40.60661667, -75.17068333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 36.397', W 75° 10.241'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 36' 23.82" N, 75° 10' 14.46" W
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Area Code(s)484, 908
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 188 Mt Joy Rd, Alpha NJ 08865, US
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