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Boonton was an iron town

Peter C. Wendt

Boonton was an iron town

by Peter C. Wendt

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Published by Boonton Historical Society and Museum in Boonton, NJ .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Boonton (N.J.)
    • Subjects:
    • Boonton (N.J.) -- History.,
    • Boonton (N.J.) -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 160-169) and index.

      StatementPeter C. Wendt, Jr.
      GenreBiography.
      ContributionsBoonton Historical Society and Museum.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF144.B5 W45 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 183 p. :
      Number of Pages183
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3575571M
      ISBN 100615121543
      LC Control Number2002114990
      OCLC/WorldCa53178550

      The book also contains many impressive historic and original contemporary black and white photos of the town and its key figures, as well as some beautiful artwork by Boonton artist Bob Bogue. Although people from Boonton will especially appreciate this book, as it discusses many details specific to the town, you don't have to be from Boonton /5(2). The official website of the Town of Boonton Covering a geographic area of square miles, the Town of Boonton is located in the northeastern Morris County, about 22 miles west of the George Washington Bridge and seven miles north of Morristown on Rte. It's an established community with an abundance of park lands, older homes and convenient access to all parts of the tri-state.

      But later on other men viewed the ground and determined that there should be no failure, and the Boonton Iron Works were established with new energy, and upon a strong financial foundation. There was then living at Rahway, in New Jersey, a young man who had retired from an active business life in New York to the quiet of a farm. Most are mentioned in a book called "Boonton Was An Iron Town" by Peter C. Wendt, Jr.. According to the U.S. census for Boonton, Thomas was married and had 5 children. His wife's name was Emma. The children's names were Mary (Mrs. Robert William McNair), Sarah J., Emma L., Elizabeth, and William W. ***** Boonton Times-Bulletin September

      Distinguished for its iron forges and mills, Old Boonton owed its existence primarily to the waterpower provided by the Rockaway River. The building of the Morris Canal in , which bypassed Old Boonton and caused its decline, was the driving force in the development of the current town of Boonton . The Boonton Iron Works were founded about by Samuel Ogden who, with others in his family, purchased a 6-acre (24, m2) tract along the Rockaway River, near Boonton, New Jersey, United States. Here rolling and slitting mills were erected that engaged in the manufacture of nail rods and bar iron.


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Boonton Was An Iron Town Paperback – January 1, by Peter C. Wendt Jr. (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions5/5(1).

Boontown Was An Iron Town [Jr. Peter C. Wendt] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : Peter C. Wendt, Jr. The building of the Morris Canal inwhich bypassed Old Boonton and caused its decline, was the driving force in the development of the current town of Boonton miles upriver.

Inthe New Jersey Iron Company selected this site for a new ironworks and imported machinery and workers from England, who brought with them their families and : Boonton Historical Society. The building of the Morris Canal inwhich bypassed Old Boonton and caused its decline, was the driving force in the development of the current town of Boonton miles upriver.

Inthe New Jersey Iron Company selected this site for a new ironworks and imported machinery and workers from England, who brought with them their families and religions. "In ," Isaac S. Lyon wrote, "Boonton was one of the wildest, rockiest, briariest and most romantic places that the mind of man could imagine." More than a century later, a visitor told his wife, "May, you should see that town of Boonton.

The whole Main Street is on a hill. I never saw a town with a Main Street on a hill."Brand: ArcadiaPublishing. More than a century later, a visitor told his wife, "May, you should see that town of Boonton.

The whole Main Street is on a hill. I never saw a town with a Main Street on a hill." These were the first impressions of a town built upon the foundation of its ironworks and "iron town," populated by hardy, self-reliant men and : Arthur Rabin.

Buy a cheap copy of Boonton book by Arthur Rabin. InIsaac S. Lyon wrote, Boonton was one of the wildest, rockiest, briariest and most romantic places that the mind of man could imagine. More than a Free shipping over $ Boonton was no exception to the rule of industrial expansion in the iron-ore-rich New Jersey Highlands, following the paths of river, canal and railroad.

The first forge appeared along the Rockaway in the mid s, soon joined by a settlement named Boone Town for Thomas Boone, the Colonial Governor.

According to a chapter of the Civil War in the book ‘ The Boonton Years’, in around “Opposition to slavery to an active form when Dr. Grimes home and the Powerville Hotel located (located on North Main Street in Boonton Township near the dam) operated by Nathan Hopkins were set up as stations on the underground railroad to harbor runaway slaves, Dr.

Grimes assisted by his brother James, Iron. Washington Street, Boonton, NJ Phone: [email protected] Hours: am - pm. Monday - Friday. Using This Site. / Enable.

Boonton is a town in Morris County, New Jersey, United of the United States Census, the town's population was 8, reflecting a decline of (−%) from the 8, counted in the Census, which had in turn increased by (+%) from the 8, counted in the Census. The settlement was originally called "Boone-Towne" in in honor of the Colonial Governor County: Morris.

Boonton's origins date back to with the forgotten village of Old Boonton, the remains of which now lie under the Jersey City Reservoir. Distinguished for its iron forges and mills, Old Boonton owed its existence primarily to the waterpower provided by the Rockaway : ArcadiaPublishing.

"In ," Isaac S. Lyon wrote, "Boonton was one of the wildest, rockiest, briariest and most romantic places that the mind of man could imagine." More than a century later, a visitor told his wife, "May, you should see that town of Boonton. The whole Main Street is on a hill. I never saw a town Brand: Arthur Rabin.

Town Hall Washington Street, Boonton, NJ Phone: [email protected] Hours: am - pm Monday - Friday. More than a century later, a visitor told his wife, "May, you should see that town of Boonton. The whole Main Street is on a hill. I never saw a town with a Main Street on a hill." These were the first impressions of a town built upon the foundation of its ironworks and "iron town," populated by hardy, self-reliant men and : Arcadia Publishing SC.

Boonton General History Boonton became a separate municipality, and was incorporated as a Town under a charter granted by the State Legislature in March, The area within the limits of the new Town was formerly part of the old Townships of Pequannock and Hanover. Society brings Boonton’s year history to life “I like history but I’m really into archeology and having the iron works in town piqued my interest to get involved in the community.

The Boonton Iron Works were founded about by Samuel Ogden who, with others in his family, purchased a 6-acre (24, m 2) tract along the Rockaway River, near Boonton, New Jersey, United rolling and slitting mills were erected that engaged in the manufacture of nail rods and bar the construction of the Morris Canal inthe New Jersey Iron Company was organized.

"Boonton Was an Iron Town." by Wendt, Peter. Publisher: Boonton Historical Society, Boonton New Jersey Date Published: Description: Fair in Fair jacket Ex-Library Usual library markings A good reading copy. Book has been wet and shows stain and soil.

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Distinguished for its iron forges and mills, Old Boonton owed its existence primarily to the waterpower provided by the Rockaway River. The building of the Morris Canal inwhich bypassed Old Boonton and caused its decline, was the driving force in the development of the current town of Boonton miles : Boonton Historical Society.Boonton, a town of Morris county, K J., on the Rockaway river, at the terminus of a branch of the Morris and Essex railroad, and on the Morris canal, 40 m.

N. W. of New York; pop. in8,The town is situated in a mountainous region, the canal here overcoming a perpendicular elevation of 80 feet. The Delaware, Lackawanna, and Western railroad passes through it.Boonton Holmes Public Library, Boonton, NJ. likes. The Heart of Boonton since !/5(6).