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

Van Horn Plaza

 
 
Van Horn Plaza Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 11, 2015
1. Van Horn Plaza Marker
Inscription.
Dedicated to
Colonel James H. Van Horn
1881 – 1974
For his efforts to preserve
the trees, plantings, and beauty
at this plaza and throughout
the Borough of Bound Brook.
Bound Brook Mayor Council
Bound Brook Shade Tree Commission
Bound Brook and Middlesex Kiwanis
1973

 
Erected 1973.
 
Location. 40° 33.687′ N, 74° 31.812′ W. Marker is in Bound Brook, New Jersey, in Somerset County. Marker is at the intersection of E Main Street and Hamilton Street, on the right when traveling east on E Main Street. Click for map. Marker is located in front of the Bound Brook train station. Marker is in this post office area: Bound Brook NJ 08805, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Frelinghuysen Tavern (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bound Brook Library World War I Memorial (about 800 feet away); Locks on the D&R Canal (approx. 0.2 miles away); Battle of Bound Brook (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Stone Bridge (approx. 0.2 miles away); Delaware & Raritan Canal State Park
Van Horn Plaza Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 11, 2015
2. Van Horn Plaza Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Bound Brook (approx. 0.2 miles away); Queen’s Bridge (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Bound Brook.
 
Categories. Horticulture & Forestry
 
Marker in Bound Brook image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 11, 2015
3. Marker in Bound Brook
Reenactors from the Battle of Bound Brook can be seen near the marker.
Van Horn Plaza image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 11, 2015
4. Van Horn Plaza
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 176 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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