Inscription. Early Lenape Indian trail; became a "Kings Highway" in 1764. Was main stage route between Philadelphia and New York.
By John Ben Urban, January 8, 2013
|1. Old York Road Marker|
Erected by Hunterdon County Cultural and Heritage Commission.
Marker series. This marker is included in the New Jersey, Hunterdon County Cultural and Heritage Commission marker series.
Location. 40° 29.727′ N, 74° 48.561′ W. Marker is near Flemington, New Jersey, in Hunterdon County. Marker is on Old York Road (New Jersey Route 613 at milepost 1.2), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Flemington NJ 08822, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, as the crow flies. Poor Farm (approx. 0.3 miles away); Mattisons Corner (approx. one mile away); Reaville Historical District (approx. 1.2 miles away); Reaville Church (approx. 1.3 miles away); Vietnam War Dogs Memorial (approx. 1.4 miles away); The Province Line (approx. 1.5 miles away); a different marker also named The Province Line (approx. 1.5 miles away); South Branch Historic District (approx. 1.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Flemington.
By Alan Edelson, February 25, 2009
|2. Old York Road Marker|
The 2nd marker is in Ringos, NJ. Where routes 179 and 579 meet. The marker is visible northbound on route 179. Near mile marker 14.6 on Route 579.
— Submitted September 11, 2012, by John Ben Urban of Stewartsville, New Jersey.
Credits. This page originally submitted on March 5, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 784 times since then. Last updated on January 8, 2013, by John Ben Urban of Stewartsville, New Jersey. Photos: 1. submitted on January 17, 2013, by John Ben Urban of Stewartsville, New Jersey. 2. submitted on March 5, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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