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Of Batsto and bog iron
Jack E. Boucher
by Batsto Citizens Advisory Committee in [Batsto, N.J.]
Bibliography: p. 35.
|Statement||by Jack E. Boucher. Photography by the author.|
|Contributions||Batsto Citizens Advisory Committee.|
|LC Classifications||F144.B25 B6|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||36|
|LC Control Number||70020738|
You will begin your journey at Quaker Bridge on the Batsto River. Once on the river you’ll make stops along the way to investigate unique Pine Barrens plants along the rivers edge, learn about the role of fire in Pine Barrens ecology, and history of bog iron in the pines. Located within Wharton State Forest, Historic Batsto Village is in the heart of our beloved New Jersey Pine Barrens. The Village surrounds the site of a former bog-iron and glass-making industrial center from
Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for OF BATSTO AND BOG IRON PB booklet Jack E. Bouch The Batsto Citizens Committee NJ at the best online prices at . Batsto Village is a historic community centered around the Batsto Iron Works. Wikipedia/Jimmy Emerson, DVM The site along the Batsto River was ideal for an iron works for several reasons: there was water for mills, abundant wood for charcoal, and naturally occurring bog iron.
This 18th-century village is an open-air museum that introduces the bog-iron industry, and also has a nature center. Guided tours ($3) of the central Batsto Mansion take place Wednesday to Sunday only. There's a handy smartphone tour of the grounds: scan the barcode and no human contact required! To get here, take Rte 8 miles east from. Buy a cheap copy of Iron in the Pines: The Story of New book by Arthur D. Pierce. 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 Free shipping over $
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And it was the setting for Jersey’s bog-iron industry and furnaces such as Aetna, Atsion, Hampton, Martha, Gloucester, Weymouth and Batsto. The village came to a tragic end in when a devastating fire swept through the town destroying nearly half the workers' : Jack E.
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Buy Of Batsto and bog iron by Jack E. Boucher, Batsto Citizens Advisory Committee online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 0 edition - starting at $ Shop now. Get this from a library. Of Batsto and bog iron. [Jack E Boucher; Batsto Citizens Advisory Committee.]. "OF BATSTO AND BOG IRON" by Jack E.
Boucher, 36 pages, published by the Batsto Citizens Committee inpresents a brief history and overview of Batsto.
Table of. Bog iron is a form of impure iron deposit that develops in bogs or swamps by the chemical or biochemical oxidation of iron carried in solution. In general, bog ores consist primarily of iron oxyhydroxides, commonly goethite (FeO(OH)).
Iron-bearing groundwater typically emerges as a iron is oxidized to ferric hydroxide upon encountering the oxidizing environment of the. Bog ore was mined from the banks of nearby lakes, rivers, and streams once it was thick enough. After being mined, it was taken to the iron furnace for processing.
The plentiful waters surrounding Of Batsto and bog iron book provided power for the machinery required to make the iron. To get an experience of life in a 19th Century bog iron producing community, visit The Historic Village at Allaire. Bog Iron Production Sites (a short List) Batsto (Burl; Weymouth Iron Works (near Mays Landing) Atsion (Atlantic County) Batsto (Burlington County) Walker Forge (Atlantic County) Gloucester Furnace (Egg Harbor City).
The Batsto Lake and River were the major reasons for the location of the village and Iron Furnace. The rivers were a source for bog ore, and the lake created by the dam allowed boats to move bog iron from rivers and streams to the Iron Furnace.
The lake also provided water power for the Sawmill and Gristmill. Batsto Village. Batsto Village is the site of a former bog iron and glass making industrial center ( – ). This Pine Barrens village consists of thirty-three historic buildings and structures including the Batsto Mansion, gristmill, sawmill, general store, workers’ homes and post office.
Batsto Village is an historic site in the South Central Pinelands of New Jersey. It is known throughout the country, both for its beauty and its historical significance. Batsto has roots dating back towith nearly two and a half centuries of American history available for our visitors to see, all with the lovely Pinelands as a scenic.
Upon entering you are introduced to the natural resources that first drew Batsto Iron Works founder Charles Read to this unforgiving landscape more than two centuries ago – the sand, the water, the trees, and, of course, the bog iron found along the region’s rivers and streams that fueled the production of weapons, kettles, pots and other.
The site along the Batsto River was ideal for an iron works for several reasons: there was water for mills, abundant wood for charcoal, and naturally occurring bog iron.
The well-preserved and lovingly restored village dates back to As the operation grew, so did the village. There were mills, cottages for workers and plenty more.
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. About this Item: Batsto Citizens Committee () 3rd rev, Batsto, NJ, PB. Condition: very good, wraps (softcover). sepia and color ill. (illustrator).
36pp The story of an empire of iron. Seller Inventory # More information about this seller | Contact this seller 3. Batsto Citizens Committe, Item # BOUCHER, Jack E.
OF BATSTO AND BOG IRON. Illustrated. Batsto, NJ: Batsto Citizens Committe, Fourth revised printing. An introductory video to Historic Batsto Village, located within Wharton State Forest.
Batsto Village is the site of a former bog iron and glass making industrial center ( - ) that. The book dates to just 11 years after Batsto ceased iron production, so the process of identifying and mining bog iron ore remained in the collective memory of those involved in the iron industry.
The author not only describes the methodology employed to obtain the bog ore, but also where the best quality ore could be found. Batsto Village one of the most prominent most historical largest ghost towns in the Pine Barrens is located in the Wharton State Forest area.
It was the site of a former bog iron and glass making village. It also was founded in by one of the most famous iron masters in all of NJ named Charles Reed.
Go to the above website and get a bird's eye view of Historic Batsto Village. Check out Batsto Village on Jersey Matters. Batsto Village is the site of a former bog iron and glass making industrial center ( - ) that currently reflects the agricultural and commercial enterprises that.
"Iron Shipped Per Invoice (Memorandums)," 11 September - 27 November ; and day book, 23 April - 3 September [#42]. Statement of Accounts, Batsto Company.Founded in by Charles Read, Batsto Village was home to a bog iron and industrial glassmaking center that operated into the late s.
Batsto became the center of the bog iron industry because the area’s natural resources provided the perfect supplies, including plentiful bog ore harvested from the banks of local streams and rivers. Batsto Village, located in Hammonton, New Jersey, is a registered historical site and can be found in the Central Pinelands area.
This village was a former bog iron and glassmaking industry in the mid’s. The Village is also known as the Pine Barrens village TripAdvisor reviews.