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Ichabod T. Williams & Sons Sawmill & Veneer Plant, Roosevelt Avenue at Carteret Avenue, Carteret, Middlesex County, NJ

Ichabod T. Williams & Sons Sawmill & Veneer Plant, Roosevelt Avenue at Carteret Avenue, Carteret, Middlesex County, NJ

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Summary

Significance: The Ichabod T. Williams & Sons Sawmill and Veneer Plant was at one time the nation's leading firm for the manufacture and distribution of fine domesticated and foreign hard woods. The WIlliams family participation in the lumber business goes back as far as 1838, when Thomas Williams, a cabinetmaker, formed a partnership with Isaac E. Smith and established a lumber yard in New York City. The firm of Smith & Williams continued until 1870 under Thomas' son Ichabod. He then formed his own company under the name of Ichabod T. Williams in that year. Two sons became partners in 1880 and 1882 (with two more to follow in the early 1890's) and the name became Ichabod T. Williams & Sons. ...
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-12
Survey number: HAER NJ-28
Building/structure dates: 1925 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1972 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: before 1995 Demolished

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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
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Location

Carteret (N.J.)40.58170, -74.23419
Google Map of 40.5817008, -74.2341888
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Source

Library of Congress
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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