Snufftown - Stockholm

Snufftown - Stockholm (HMKHL)

Location: Hardyston Township, NJ 07460 Sussex County
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N 41° 5.348', W 74° 30.74'

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Settled c.1750. Named from early inhabitants fondness of snuff tobacco or perhaps because "snuff" was a euphemism for liquor. Windham, Stockholm and other important forges produced iron goods. Paterson & Hamburg Turnpike (organized here 1806) brought trade and hotels. New Jersey Midland Railroad (1873) took "Stockholm" (originally a hamlet one mile eastward) for its station name, which gradually replaced "Snufftown". Much of village razed following establishment of Newark's Pequannock Watershed c.1900. Stockholm Methodist Church (1826) is listed on the State and National Register of Historic Places. Stockholm School, later Municipal Building (1882) is another landmark.
Series This marker is part of the New Jersey: Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders series
Year Placed2010
Placed BySussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders and Sussex County Historic Marker Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 5:42am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 540958 N 4548766
Decimal Degrees41.08913333, -74.51233333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 5.348', W 74° 30.74'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 5' 20.88" N, 74° 30' 44.40" W
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Area Code(s)973
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 29 Co Rd 515, Hardyston Township NJ 07460, US
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