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

Upper Argillite Alley

 
 
Upper Argillite Alley image. Click for full size.
By John Ben Urban, October 2, 2012
1. Upper Argillite Alley
Lenape Tribes used the abundant Hunterdon mineral for arrowheads and tools. One of their trade routes, later the Easton-Trenton Road, ran southwards toward Sanhican (Trenton).
Inscription. Lenape Tribes used the abundant Hunterdon mineral for arrowheads and tools. One of their trade routes, later the Easton-Trenton Road, ran southwards toward Sanhican (Trenton).
 
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° 23.654′ N, 74° 50.385′ W. Marker is in East Amwell, New Jersey, in Hunterdon County. Marker is on New Jersey Route 31 at milepost 13.6, 0.4 miles east of County Route 579, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ringoes NJ 08551, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Linvale Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); New Market Historic District (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Rocks Church (approx. 2.4 miles away); Bellis - Durham - Totten Farm (approx. 2.5 miles away); East Amwell Veterans (approx. 2.6 miles away); East Amwell Veterans Honor Roll (approx. 2.7 miles away); Old York Road (approx. 2.7 miles away); Hoagland Cemetery (approx. 2.8 miles away).
 
Categories. Native Americans
 
Upper Argillite Alley Marker image. Click for full size.
By John Ben Urban, October 2, 2012
2. Upper Argillite Alley Marker
As approaching southbound on Route 31.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by John Ben Urban of Middletown, Delaware. This page has been viewed 588 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by John Ben Urban of Middletown, Delaware. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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