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Riegelsville in Warren County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Riegelsville Historic District

Named in 1876

 

—Farming, Milling and Trade Route —

 
Riegelsville Historic District Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, February 28, 2009
1. Riegelsville Historic District Marker
Inscription. First known as Shank's Ferry in the 1700's. A ferry was established here across the Delaware River. It became known as Riegel's Ferry and the first bridge was built circa 1837. In 1854 a railroad station was built with the stop named "Musconetcong"
 
Location. 40° 35.731′ N, 75° 11.23′ W. Marker is in Riegelsville, New Jersey, in Warren County. Marker is on Riegelsville - Warren Glen Road, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Phillipsburg NJ 08865, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Riegelsville Roebling Bridge (approx. 0.3 miles away in Pennsylvania); Mid-Atlantic Highlands (approx. 0.3 miles away in Pennsylvania); Riegelsville (approx. 0.3 miles away in Pennsylvania); Mt. Joy (approx. 0.4 miles away); Riegelsville Civil War Memorial (approx. half a mile away in Pennsylvania); The Riegelsville Academy and Public Library (approx. half a mile away in Pennsylvania); Hunts Meadow (approx. half a mile away); Finesville Dam (approx. 1.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Riegelsville.
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
Riegelsville Historic District Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, May 4, 2016
2. Riegelsville Historic District Marker
 
 
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