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

Flemington Fairgrounds

 
 
Flemington Fairgrounds Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, January 5, 2013
1. Flemington Fairgrounds Marker
Inscription. Site of the County's second longest continuously operated agricultural fair from 1865 until moved in 2001 to county property below Ringoes. Also the site of the renowned 5/8 mile oval Flemington Speedway 1910-2002.
 
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° 31.499′ N, 74° 51.305′ W. Marker is in Flemington, New Jersey, in Hunterdon County. Marker is on New Jersey Route 31 0.1 miles north of Walter E. Foran Blvd., on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Flemington NJ 08822, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Oak Grove School (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lehigh Valley Railroad (approx. mile away); Presbyterian Cemetery (approx. 0.8 miles away); Civil War (approx. 0.8 miles away); Flemington Egg Auction (approx. 0.8 miles away); Soldiers Monument (approx. 0.9 miles away); Reading Home (approx. 0.9 miles away); Law Office (approx. one mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Flemington.
 
Also see . . .  Flemington Speedway Historical Society
Flemington Fairgrounds Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, January 5, 2013
2. Flemington Fairgrounds Marker
. Flemington Speedway was a place for heroes, where ordinary people did some extraordinary things. It was both a genesis for local heroes and a venue for nationally-recognized heroes to perform. (Submitted on January 8, 2013, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. AgricultureSports
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 382 times since then and 41 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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