Hightstown in Mercer County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Hight, who purchased 3,000
acres here in 1721.
Their log house and mill
once stood in this area.
Erected by Hightstown Boro & East Windsor Twp.
Location. 40° 16.213′ N, 74° 31.348′ W. Marker is in Hightstown, New Jersey, in Mercer County. Marker is on Main Street (New Jersey Route 33). Click for map. Marker is in a park between the firehouse and the Baptist Church. Marker is in this post office area: Hightstown NJ 08520, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hightstown World War II Memorial (a few steps from this marker); East Windsor Township Civil War Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away); Parsonage Barn (approx. 2.4 miles away); Site of House of Dr. Hezekiah Stites (approx. 2.4 miles away); The First Presbyterian Church and Cemetery (approx. 2.6 miles away); Cranberry Mills (approx. 2.7 miles away); Site of Encampment (approx. 2.8 miles away); The Cranbury Dam (approx. 2.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Hightstown.
Also see . . . Borough of Hightstown official website. (Submitted on October 31, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Categories. • Colonial Era •
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