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Memorial to the Naraticong Indians

 
 
Memorial to the Naraticong Indians Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Alan Edelson, March 12, 2009
1. Memorial to the Naraticong Indians Marker
Inscription. Whose friendship for the Whites, made possible the building of the Olde York Road over their trail which from 1765 until 1839 was the swift sure stage line between New York and Philadelphia from this point to Lambertville thence to Philadelphia. This ancient highway still retains its original name.

Land donated by Mrs. D. E. Van Sickle
Tablet By A.P. Grimm
 
Location. 40° 33.901′ N, 74° 38.359′ W. Marker is in Raritan, New Jersey, in Somerset County. Marker is at the intersection of Old York Road and Canal Street, in the median on Old York Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Raritan NJ 08869, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John Basilone (a few steps from this marker); Raritan Water Power Canal (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Nevius Street Bridge (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hibernia Mine Railroad Bridge (approx. 0.6 miles away); Jersey Central Lines (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Official End Of World War I (approx. 0.9 miles away); Furman Frederick Kugler (approx. 1.1 miles away); Somerville Borough Hall (approx. 1.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Raritan.
 
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Memorial to the Naraticong Indians Photo, Click for full size
By Alan Edelson, March 12, 2009
2. Memorial to the Naraticong Indians
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 917 times since then and 54 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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