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

The Three Brothers

 
 
The Three Brothers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, July 2, 2016
1. The Three Brothers Marker
Inscription. A rock formation here on Pero's Hill in East Amwell Township stands among the more unusual in an area of diverse geology. Local legend persists the three brothers hoping to overcome the Devil were turned to stone to stand here today.
 
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° 25.216′ N, 74° 47.347′ W. Marker is in Hopewell, New Jersey, in Hunterdon County. Marker is at the intersection of Rileysville Road and Mountain Church Road, on the right when traveling south on Rileysville Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hopewell NJ 08525, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John Hart's Cave (approx. 1.6 miles away); Wertsville (approx. 2.1 miles away); John Hart (approx. 2.3 miles away); Joab Houghton (approx. 2.6 miles away); Hopewell Academy (approx. 2.6 miles away); Delaware and Bound Brook Railroad Historic District
The Three Brothers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, July 2, 2016
2. The Three Brothers Marker
(approx. 2.6 miles away); Hopewell Call To Duty (approx. 2.8 miles away); New Market Historic District (approx. 3.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Hopewell.
 
Categories. Natural Features
 
The Three Brothers Rock Formation image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, October 17, 2016
3. The Three Brothers Rock Formation
(Bicycle added for size comparison)
The Three Brothers Marker - Rock formation in the distance image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson
4. The Three Brothers Marker - Rock formation in the distance
 
 
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