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Bridgewater in Somerset County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Jacob Vosseller House

Circa 1753

 
 
Jacob Vosseller House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 17, 2010
1. Jacob Vosseller House Marker
Inscription.
18th century home and
General Store of Jacob Vosseller.
19th century Stage Coach Inn and
Tavern known as Allen Inn.

 
Location. 40° 36.444′ N, 74° 37.114′ W. Marker is in Bridgewater, New Jersey, in Somerset County. Marker is on Foothill Road near Allen Road, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 664 Foothill Road, Bridgewater NJ 08807, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Washington’s Route from Princeton to Morristown (within shouting distance of this marker); Bridgewater Township Historic Monument (approx. 1.1 miles away); Bolmer Farm House - 1754 (approx. 2.2 miles away); The Official End Of World War I (approx. 2.2 miles away); 1777 Reboubt (approx. 2.3 miles away); Revolutionary War Reboubt 1777 and 1778/79 (approx. 2.3 miles away); World War II Memorial (approx. 2.3 miles away); Site of St. Thomas A.M.E. Zion Parsonage (approx. 2.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Bridgewater.
 
Categories. Colonial EraNotable BuildingsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Bridgewater Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 17, 2010
2. Bridgewater Marker
Marker at 664 Foothill Road image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 17, 2010
3. Marker at 664 Foothill Road
Jacob Vosseller House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 17, 2010
4. Jacob Vosseller House
Jacob Vosseller House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 17, 2010
5. Jacob Vosseller House
In January of 1777, George Washington and the Continental Army passed this house on their way to Morristown. The marker visible on the lawn commemorates the march.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,247 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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