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

Frenchtown

 
 
Frenchtown Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Alan Edelson, March 15, 2009
1. Frenchtown Marker
Inscription.
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Town takes its name from the many French families that followed Paul Henri Mallet-Prevost, a Swiss refugee from the French Revolution who moved here in 1794.
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Called "Sunbeam" in 1759. Later Sherrard's Ferry. Present name for Prevost family, refugees from the French Revolution.
 
Erected by Hunterdon County Cultural And Heritage Commission & State of NJ.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the New Jersey, Hunterdon County Cultural and Heritage Commission marker series.
 
Location. 40° 31.437′ N, 75° 3.222′ W. Marker is in Frenchtown, New Jersey, in Hunterdon County. Marker is on New Jersey Route 12, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Frenchtown NJ 08825, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gem Building (approx. half a mile away); Frenchtown Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. half a mile away); Frenchtown Railroad (approx. half a mile away); Lower Agrillite Alley (approx. half a mile away); Frenchtown Veterans Monument
Frenchtown Photo, Click for full size
By Alan Edelson, March 15, 2009
2. Frenchtown
(approx. 0.6 miles away); Frenchtown World War 1 Monument (approx. mile away); Delaware Canal (approx. one mile away in Pennsylvania); John J. Stover House (approx. 1.5 miles away in Pennsylvania). Click for a list of all markers in Frenchtown.
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 853 times since then and 73 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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