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

The American Hotel

 
 
The American Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, May 12, 2010
1. The American Hotel Marker
Inscription. Founded in the 1740's, this landmark served as the town's inn and public meeting place for over 230 years until razed in 1979.
 
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° 40.069′ N, 74° 53.733′ W. Marker is in High Bridge, New Jersey, in Hunterdon County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and McDonald Street, on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: High Bridge NJ 08829, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. Joseph Parish (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); C.K. Hoffman Veterans Memorial Park (about 500 feet away); T.I.S.C.O. Complex (about 600 feet away); High Bridge and the Railroad (about 600 feet away); Taylor Wharton Iron and Steel Company (about 700 feet away); Taylor Iron and Steel Company (approx. 0.2 miles away); Railroad Bridge and Arches (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Iron Mines (approx. mile away). Click for a list of all markers in High Bridge.
 
Additional comments.
The American Hotel Marker & Main Street, High Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, May 12, 2010
2. The American Hotel Marker & Main Street, High Bridge
1. Famous guests
General George Washington stayed at the old inn after a meeting with Robert Taylor of the Union Iron Works in 1777.
    — Submitted May 17, 2010, by William Honachefsky Jr of High Bridge/Clinton Twp, New Jersey.

 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 789 times since then and 6 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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