Belleville Copper Rolling Mill

Belleville Copper Rolling Mill (HMTYM)

Location: Belleville, NJ 07109 Essex County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 47.37', W 74° 10.383'

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Hendricks Bros

Owned by 5 generations of Hendricks
Supplied copper sheeting for
"The Demologus" - First U. S. steam war vessel in 1814
"The Savannah" - First steam propelled vessel to cross Atlantic in 1818
"Old Ironsides" - Famous early locomotivebuilt by Matthias W. Baldwin, 1832.
Harmon Hendricks donated 20 acres of land to the Essex County Park Commission on July 24, 1924
Additional InformationThe mill approx. employed 100 workers, many who were Irish immigrants, and supplied the US government with heavy copper sheets for boilers and bolts for ship-building during the War of 1812.
Historical PeriodColonial, 19th Century, 18th Century
Historical PlaceRiver, Other, Mill
Marker TypeHistoric District
Marker ClassHistorical Marker
Marker StyleInterpretative Marker / Sign
Year Placed1976
Placed ByBelleville Historical Society
Marker Condition
4 out of 10 (1 reports)
Date Added Sunday, October 5th, 2014 at 4:28pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
Directions InformationLocated on Mill St just west of Franklin Ave, between the Disabled American Veterans building and the new Franklin Manor residential complex in Belleville, NJ 07109.
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 569768 N 4515718
Decimal Degrees40.78950000, -74.17305000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 47.37', W 74° 10.383'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 47' 22.2000" N, 74° 10' 22.9800" W
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Area Code(s)973, 862
Can be seen from road?Yes
Is marker in the median?No
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 612 Mill St, Belleville NJ 07109, US
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