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The Indian Trail

 
 
The Indian Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stephen Kokoska, July 13, 2016
1. The Indian Trail Marker
Inscription. The Indian Trail from the Delaware at Minisink to the sea at Navesink passed through the ravine nearby. In this vicinity before 1680 was the cabin of Cornelius Van Langeveldt (Cornelius Longfield), first settler of New Brunswick. On this land Hessian Grenadiers had their Camp and a redoubt when General Howe and the British Army occupied the city December 1, 1776 to June 22, 1777.
 
Erected 1938 by Students of the New Jersey College for Women.
 
Location. 40° 29.157′ N, 74° 26.108′ W. Marker is in New Brunswick, New Jersey, in Middlesex County. Marker can be reached from Chapel Drive. Click for map. Marker is located behind the Mabel Smith Douglas Library, near the Ravine Bridge. Marker is in this post office area: New Brunswick NJ 08901, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Ravine Bridge (a few steps from this marker); Selman Waksman and Antibiotics (approx. 0.4 miles away); Milestones in Microbiology (approx. 0.4 miles away); Purple Heart Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); College Hall (approx. 0.7 miles away); New Brunswick Civil War Monument
The Indian Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stephen Kokoska, July 13, 2016
2. The Indian Trail Marker
(approx. 0.7 miles away); SSgt. Frank Z. Molnar (approx. 0.7 miles away); Guest House (approx. 0.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in New Brunswick.
 
Categories. Colonial EraNative AmericansSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Stephen Kokoska of North Brunswick, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 189 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Stephen Kokoska of North Brunswick, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on November 11, 2016.
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