Tag Archives: iron ore

Roaring Run Falls and Furnace

Over the past few years, one of my photographic missions has been to photograph every waterfall I can. So, on my recent trip to assist my long-time friend, John, with his house sitting duties, I was pleased to note that … Continue reading

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100+ – Batsto Mansion

March 30, 2015 Batsto Village dates back to 1766. It was established to smelt the bog iron ore found in the Batsto river basin. The village supplied iron munitions—cannons and cannon balls—for the Continental Army during the Revolution. The village’s … Continue reading

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Batsto, New Jersey – A Village Grows with the Country

Name five cities or landmarks that are quickly associated with the American Revolution. Your top five responses might include Boston, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., Yorktown, and Batsto. Batsto? Okay, Batsto, New Jersey, may not be on the top-five list of familiar … Continue reading

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