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Whitehouse Station in Hunterdon County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Rockaway Valley Railroad 1888

 
 
Rockaway Valley Railroad 1888 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, March 5, 2009
1. Rockaway Valley Railroad 1888 Marker
Inscription. Ran from Central R.R. in Whitehouse Station, to Oldwick, and on to Morristown. By 1917 the twenty-five mile line was out of business.
 
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° 36.944′ N, 74° 46.212′ W. Marker is in Whitehouse Station, New Jersey, in Hunterdon County. Marker is on Main Street just south of Somerset Street, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Whitehouse Station NJ 08889, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. White House Station (within shouting distance of this marker); "From Here They Served" (approx. half a mile away); Readington Township Veterans Monument (approx. 0.7 miles away); Leake - Stillwell Mills (approx. one mile away); Blue Star Highway (approx. 1.5 miles away); Site of Colonel John Mehelm House (approx. 1.7 miles away); Whitehouse Veterans Monument (approx. 2.2 miles away); Potterstown (approx. 2.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Whitehouse Station.
 
Categories. Railroads & Streetcars
 
Rockaway Valley Railroad 1888 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, March 5, 2009
2. Rockaway Valley Railroad 1888 Marker
 
 
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