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

Central Railroad Of New Jersey

 
 
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By Alan Edelson, March 10, 2009
1. Central Railroad Of New Jersey Marker
Inscription. Built west from Elizabeth and Jersey City in the 1830s, reaching Easton in 1852. This stop spawned the town of Clinton Station, renamed Annandale in 1873.
 
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° 38.696′ N, 74° 52.783′ W. Marker is in Annandale, New Jersey, in Hunterdon County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and East Street, on the left when traveling east on Main Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Annandale NJ 08801, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Annandale Reformed Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Annandale Historic District (approx. 0.3 miles away); Jones Tavern (approx. 0.7 miles away); Christopher Vought House (approx. one mile away); Mountainview Youth Correctional Facility (approx. one mile away); a different marker also named Mountainview Youth Correctional Facility (approx. one mile away); Springside Farm (approx. 1.4 miles away); Gen. George W. Taylor (approx. 1.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Annandale.
 
Also see . . .
Central Railroad Of New Jersey Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, March 10, 2009
2. Central Railroad Of New Jersey Marker
 The Central Railroad of New Jersey. Joseph Corso’s synopsis of the CNJ. (Submitted on March 12, 2009.) 
 
Additional comments.
1. Central Railroad of New Jersey at Annandale
In 1925 there were 11 local passenger trains stopping at Annandale in each direction every day. Passing through but not stopping were CNJ’s Harrisburg Special, Harrisburg New Yorker, Queen of the Valley (between Elizabethport and Scranton PA), and Philadelphia Flyer trains.
    — Submitted March 12, 2009, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.

 
Categories. Railroads & StreetcarsSettlements & Settlers
 
The Annandale Hotel and Central Railroad Of New Jersey Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, March 10, 2009
3. The Annandale Hotel and Central Railroad Of New Jersey Marker
The original train station no longer exists. It was razed in the 1980s. Today's station it is just a small glass enclosed "phonebooth on steroids".
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,609 times since then and 86 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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