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

Ruth St. Denis

Modern Dance Pioneer

 
 
Plaque next to the front doors of the trattoria which was formally the town theatre image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
1. Plaque next to the front doors of the trattoria which was formally the town theatre
Inscription.
Ruth St. Denis

Modern dance Pioneer
First performance
Somerset Hall
1893

 
Location. 40° 34.15′ N, 74° 36.883′ W. Marker is in Somerville, New Jersey, in Somerset County. Marker is on 99 West Main Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Somerville NJ 08876, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Former Public Library (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Former Second National Bank (approx. 0.2 miles away); Somerset County 9/11 Memorial and Clock Tower (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fireman's Museum (approx. 0.2 miles away); Armed Forces Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Somerset County Court House Green (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of St. Thomas A.M.E. Zion Parsonage (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fourth New Jersey Infantry Appreciation to Somerville (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Somerville.
 
Regarding Ruth St. Denis. Ruth St. Denis was one of the first modern dance pioneers in the United States.
 
Also see . . .  Ruth St. Denis. (Submitted on April 24, 2008, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey.)
 
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The old Somerset Hall is now Alfonso's Trattoria image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
2. The old Somerset Hall is now Alfonso's Trattoria
Plaque is to the left of the front doors of the trattoria. They have an excellent Penne Pomodoro if you're in the area to see the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,639 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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