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

Jugtown Mountain

 
 
Jugtown Mountain Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, January 1, 2013
1. Jugtown Mountain Marker
Inscription. Midpoint of the Musconetcong Mountain Range was named for 1761 "Jug" Tavern at the bottom of the hill to the west. The 4900' Lehigh Valley RR tunnel beneath was the longest in the East in 1875. Second tube opened in 1928.
 
Erected 2012 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° 39.282′ N, 75° 1.278′ W. Marker is in Bethlehem, New Jersey, in Hunterdon County. Marker is at the intersection of New Jersey Route 173 and Mine Road, on the right when traveling east on State Route 173. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Asbury NJ 08802, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Musconetcong (here, next to this marker but has been reported missing); Jersey Barriers (within shouting distance of this marker); Hannah's Rock (approx. half a mile away); West Portal Methodist Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); West Portal (approx. 0.9 miles away);
Jugtown Mountain Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, January 1, 2013
2. Jugtown Mountain Marker
Bethlehem Township Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); Bellewood Park (approx. 1.2 miles away); Tower Hill Farm (approx. 1.3 miles away).
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 456 times since then and 8 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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