Sign of the Buck - Indian Mills (Shamong Twp.), NJ
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
N 39° 47.468 W 074° 46.457
18S E 519325 N 4404599
Quick Description: This historic sign marks the site of tavern operated by John Piper in 1793. The Indian Reservation lands were sold at public sale in 1802. Josiah Smith ran traven until 1855.
Location: New Jersey, United States
Date Posted: 1/16/2008 7:58:48 PM
Waymark Code: WM2ZRV
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member briansnat
Views: 32

Long Description:
Link to additional information: Click HERE

This historic site (and the sign) is about 8 feet off of the southeast intersection of Jackson and Atsion Roads. You will see a set of blinking red lights when you arrive. There are two historic markers on either side (the other is on the southwest side) of each other, this one and the Dellett marker.

The Indian Mills Historical Society has been collecting, preserving, and sharing the history of Shamong Township with its people for more than 34 years. There website can be found by clicking HERE

Marker Name: Sign of the Buck

Marker Type: Local? Unofficial

Marker text:
Site of tavern operated by John Piper in 1793. The Indian Reservation lands were sold at public sale here in 1802. Josiah Smith ran the tavern until 1855.


Dedication Date: 01/01/1999

City: Shamong Twp.

County: Burlington

Group responsible for placement: Indian Mills Historical Society

Web Link: [Web Link]

Visit Instructions:
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