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By Alan Edelson, November 8, 2013
McCullough House Marker
New Jersey (Warren County), Asbury — McCullough House — 1784
Built by Rev. War Colonel, Judge & Friend of Asbury. Wm. McCullough. Barn was early Methodist meeting place. Later owned by Thom. McElrath, co-owner of Greeley's Tribune. — Map (db m70055) HM
New Jersey (Warren County), Asbury — Methodist Church of Asbury — Methodist Historic Site
The Methodist Church of Asbury, New Jersey, by official action of the Northern New Jersey annual Conference of the Methodist Church, is designated a Methodist Historic Site in recognition of the participation of Bishop Francis Asbury in . . . — Map (db m27676) HM
New Jersey (Warren County), Asbury — The Plenge Archaeological Site
Nearly 13,000 years ago, groups of hunter-gatherers entered the Musconetcong Valley. Near this location is one of the most intensively revisited encampments of these early Native Americans or Paleoindians, ever documented in New Jersey. Thousands of . . . — Map (db m68139) HM
New Jersey (Warren County), Belvidere — Belvidere
Major Robert Hoops had a store and mill here in the 1770's. "Mercer" became Belvidere in 1791. It became a river trade center in the 1800's and finally the county seat in 1825. — Map (db m26105) HM
New Jersey (Warren County), Belvidere — County Park
In 1824 Garret Wall presented the land which ... "is always to be kept and continued open as a public square, walk, promenade for the free common and uninterrupted use of the County of Warren forever." — Map (db m30525) HM
New Jersey (Warren County), Belvidere — Court House — (Warren County, NJ)
Built in 1826. Location of early sensational trials and public hangings. Its present colonial appearance retained in 1959-1960 restoration. — Map (db m30524) HM
New Jersey (Warren County), Belvidere — John Nicoll — Clockmaker - c. 1825
This property is listed in the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior. Belvidere Historic District — Map (db m58412) HM
New Jersey (Warren County), Belvidere — The Shoe Tree
Barefoot country folk sat under this tree to put on shoes before going to worship across the village green. — Map (db m25990) HM
New Jersey (Warren County), Belvidere — Warren County Purple Heart Monument
Combat Wounded Veterans Military Order of the Purple Heart 1782 - 1932 Dedicated to all recipients of the Purple Heart, those wounded during our nation's wars and conflicts. My stone is red for the blood they shed, the medal I bear . . . — Map (db m30523) HM
New Jersey (Warren County), Belvidere — Warren County Veterans Monument
[ Center Marker: ] We, The Citizens of Warren County, dedicate this monument on the eleventh day of November, nineteen hundred and ninety eight, to the Veterans of Warren County who have made the ultimate sacrifice, thus preserving for . . . — Map (db m81106) HM
New Jersey (Warren County), Blairstown — The Old Mill — Built in 1825
. . . — Map (db m21468) HM
New Jersey (Warren County), Broadway — Franklin Township Veterans Monument
This monument is dedicated to the veterans of Franklin Township who fought for our freedom. They will always be in our hearts. — Map (db m43322) HM
New Jersey (Warren County), Carpentersville — Carpentersville
Named for the first settler, Jacob Carpenter who emigrated from Switzerland about 1748. A ferry was operated between here and Raubsville, PA. By the mid 1700's there was a gristmill here and a general store through the 1800's. In 1854, . . . — Map (db m17019) HM
New Jersey (Warren County), Changewater — Revolutionary Army Route
Route of Revolutionary Army in their retreat across New Jersey after the Battle of Long Island 1776 — Map (db m19142) HM
New Jersey (Warren County), Columbia — Kittatinny Point — Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area
Hike to the top of Mount Tammy for a bird’s eye view of the spectacular Delaware Water Gap. Throughout this national park you can hike and bike on marked trails, fish the calm flowing river and cascading streams, paddle the scenic Delaware River, or . . . — Map (db m86974) HM
New Jersey (Warren County), Delaware — Delaware Village Historic District
Listed on the State & National Registers of Historical Places 2004 John I. Blair founded Delaware Village in the 1850's as a station on the newly built Warren Railroad in a rural neighborhood first settled circa 1740. While the station was . . . — Map (db m26115) HM
New Jersey (Warren County), Finesville — Finesville
Finesville began as Chelsea Forge, ca 1751, a charcoal - iron forge on the Musconetcong River. Philip and John Fine, brothers of German descent purchased the forge in the late 1700's, built a dam, and soon after built an oil mill, gristmill and . . . — Map (db m17885) HM
New Jersey (Warren County), Finesville — Hunts Meadow
Patriot Edward Hunt settled here on his father's 600 acres of land prior to 1772. In 1778, 60 cavalry horses belonging to the Continental Army were wintered here and "returned in spring in excellent condition". Before the revolution, . . . — Map (db m17887) HM
New Jersey (Warren County), Finesville — Seigletown
In 1793, Benjamin Seigle, a captain of the militia during the revolution purchased land here & built a home & a pottery, and produced items of red clay known as Seigleware. The Seigles built a gristmill, clovermill & blacksmith shop. They owned . . . — Map (db m17884) HM
New Jersey (Warren County), Franklin Townsip — The Concrete Mile
New Jersey's first concrete highway was built in Franklin Township in 1912 with cement manufactured at Thomas A. Edison's Portland Cement Company in New Village. — Map (db m33642) HM
New Jersey (Warren County), Greenwich Township — General William Maxwell — In Honor of
Born in County Tyrone, Ireland in 1733. His Scothch-Irish parents brought family here to Greenwich Township in 1747. Never married and died in Hunterdon Co., Nov. 4, 1796 and buried in this churchyard. Always a Soldier, from Private to . . . — Map (db m19466) HM
New Jersey (Warren County), Greenwich Township — Greenwich Township Veterans Monument
In Memory of All American Veterans This memorial honors all American Veterans who, although separated by generations, shared a common, undeniable goal - to valiantly protect our Country's Freedoms. The memories of these American . . . — Map (db m34322) HM
New Jersey (Warren County), Greenwich Township — Old Greenwich Cemetery
This tablet is dedicated to the memory of the Revolutionary Patriots buried in Old Greenwich Cemetery —————————— [Column One] Joseph Beavers • Spencer Carter • . . . — Map (db m19465) HM
New Jersey (Warren County), Hackettstown — Beattystown Historic District — Settled 1750
Early farming, milling, manufacturing & trading settlement. Site of Revolutionary War march and encampment, 1777. New Jersey & National Registers of Historic Sites designation achieved in 1990. — Map (db m33258) HM
New Jersey (Warren County), Hackettstown — Hackettstown Civil War Monument
< Front of Monument : > “Remember you are Jerseymen” General Nathan Kimball, Dec 12, 1862 Eastern Campaigns Bull Run Peninsula Second Bull Run Antietam Fredricksburg Chancellorsville Gettysburg Wildnerness Spotsylvania . . . — Map (db m33257) HM
New Jersey (Warren County), Hackettstown — Hackettstown Vietnam Memorial
Dedicated to the men and women of the Hackettstown area who served in the Vietnam War Presented by the Hackettstown Kiwanis Club 1986 — Map (db m53395) HM
New Jersey (Warren County), Hackettstown — Lt. and Mrs. Robert Wilson
Site of the home of Lt. and Mrs. Robert Wilson Gen. and Mrs. George Washington were entertained here in November 1780 and at other times while the armies were encamped at Morristown Site marked in 1964 by Gen. William Maxwell Chapter, D.A.R. . . . — Map (db m53386) HM
New Jersey (Warren County), Hackettstown — Old Presbyterian Burial Ground
Hackettstown, New Jersey Established 1763 Burial place for earlier settlers Revolutionary War patriots and their families Dedicated 1999 Hackettstown Historical Society Marker by Cochran Funeral Home — Map (db m53391) HM
New Jersey (Warren County), Hazen — First Presbyterian Church of Oxford
Resolution On motion by Mrs. Dickey, seconded by Mr. Miller the following resolution was unanimously adopted by the Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Warren at a meeting held March 9, 1994. Resolution honoring the membership of . . . — Map (db m26679) HM
New Jersey (Warren County), Johnsonburg — Johnsonburg
. . . — Map (db m26079) HM
New Jersey (Warren County), Johnsonburg — Logg Gaol
A log jail here was the first public building of Sussex County, 1754-56. Village later adopted the name of Johnsonburg. — Map (db m25997) HM
New Jersey (Warren County), Karrsville — Timberswamp Farm
Capt. Geo. Winters Homestead ca. 1848 National Register of Historic Places — Map (db m45016) HM
New Jersey (Warren County), Kennedys — Shackletown
This was once part of the area known as Kennedys, but when the Lehigh Valley Railroad came through in the 1850's, a foundry was built at the foot of Silver Hill to cast the shackle bolts for the coupling-links that were used to fasten the railway . . . — Map (db m17881) HM
New Jersey (Warren County), Mt. Bethel — Pioneer Methodist Bishop Francis Asbury
Founded the Mt. BETHEL METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH in an old log church on this site FRIDAY MAY 10, 1811. On Thursday May 9, 1811 Bishop Asbury stayed at Halls Mill (now Asbury) with Col. William McCullough. He preached there in the barn. . . . — Map (db m18965) HM
New Jersey (Warren County), New Village — Edison Portland Cement Company — 1901 - 1941
Manufactured the cement for "The Concrete Mile". The first concrete road in the state of New Jersey. View the top of the cement plant silo through the viewfinder. — Map (db m57791) HM
New Jersey (Warren County), Oxford — Company Store
Oxford Industrial Historic District Site #14 The brick "L" building was built in the mid 1800s and was the third location of the company store. — Map (db m20219) HM
New Jersey (Warren County), Oxford — Foundry
Oxford Industrial Historic District Site #5 Foundry Produced train car wheels in the mid 1800s. — Map (db m20222) HM
New Jersey (Warren County), Oxford — Grist Mill
Oxford Industrial Historic District Site #3 Grist Mill Built in 1813, Became the Colonial Methodist Church in 1913. — Map (db m20223) HM
New Jersey (Warren County), Oxford — Historic Second Presbyterian Church — Oxford, NJ
The brick church was constructed in 1866 on land deeded to Second Presbyterian Church by the Scranton Family, who were proprietors of Oxford Furnace and among the congregation's founders. Rev,. E. Clarke Cline was the first installed minister on . . . — Map (db m63553) HM
New Jersey (Warren County), Oxford — Oxford Furnace
Built in 1741-42 by Jonathan Robeson in partnership with the Shippen Family on land that would eventually encompass approximately 4,000 acres including iron ore, limestone, wood and water resources utilized by the furnace. It is the oldest remaining . . . — Map (db m75568) HM
New Jersey (Warren County), Oxford — Oxford Furnace #1
Oxford Industrial Historic District Site #4 Oxford Furnace #1 Construction started in 1741, first blast in 1743, blown out in 1884. — Map (db m20441) HM
New Jersey (Warren County), Oxford — Oxford Furnace Memorial
In memory of Veterans who served honorably in the Armed Forces — Map (db m20226) HM
New Jersey (Warren County), Oxford — Oxford House / Wall Street
Oxford Industrial Historic District Site #13 Oxford House/ Wall Street Oxford House has been an inn since the middle 1850s. — Map (db m20225) HM
New Jersey (Warren County), Oxford — Shippen Manor — 1754
Built by Joseph and Wm. Shippen, owners of Oxford Furnace. Served as iron company residence for 200 years. A state and national historic site. — Map (db m20220) HM
New Jersey (Warren County), Oxford — Shippen Manor
Oxford Industrial Historic District Site #1 Shippen Manor Built by Joseph & William Shippen, Gentlemen Landowners, Circa 1754. — Map (db m20221) HM
New Jersey (Warren County), Oxford — St. Rose of Lima R.C. Church
Oxford Industrial Historic District Site #10 Dedicated in 1902 — Map (db m63554) HM
New Jersey (Warren County), Phillipsburg — Bluestone Sidewalks
Bluestone slabs comprised the sidewalks of our business district in the 1870's. These are well over 100 years. Cut from the Pennsylvania Slate Belt, they were delivered to the town's "Road Overseer". 1874 maps show "Main Street" was then 60 feet . . . — Map (db m30514) HM
New Jersey (Warren County), Phillipsburg — Dale Estate — Circa 1873
William Dale, railroad overseer purchased this land from Bel-Del Railroad in 1861. The original home to rear, overlooked the railroad turntable, so Dale could view his workers. This home has 18 rooms. Later, home and dental office of Dr. Harry . . . — Map (db m30511) HM
New Jersey (Warren County), Phillipsburg — Kenneth "Red" Vandegrift — Medal of Honor — In Honored Memory
Patrolman, #171 Phillipsburg Police Department For bravery and devotion to duty in sacrificing his own life on November 20th, 1930 while protecting and serving the citizens of Phillipsburg, New Jersey. Bestowed posthumously and . . . — Map (db m63110) HM
New Jersey (Warren County), Phillipsburg — Lander-Stewart Mansion — Circa 1880
The town's only brownstone, built in grandeous manner to resemble those of East Side Manhattan. Exotic woods, marble, tile and glass brought back from Stewart's European travels line its interior. The front doors are hand carved cypress from . . . — Map (db m30513) HM
New Jersey (Warren County), Phillipsburg — Morris Canal - Lock 10 West
1824 - 1924 Lock 10 West was situated on the N.W. side of S. Main St. with the Lopatcong Creek channel paralleling it. This lock had a lift of 9 ft. It's 3 ft. thick stone walls were 120 ft. long and it's chamber was 11 ft. wide. A canal . . . — Map (db m30503) HM
New Jersey (Warren County), Phillipsburg — Morris Canal Bridge No. 2
This bridge marks the western limit of Morris Canal property acquired by the state under agreement, November 29th 1922. The canal was chartered December 31st 1824, and opened for business in 1831. Two miles west of this point, at the Delaware River, . . . — Map (db m30505) HM
New Jersey (Warren County), Phillipsburg — Phillipsburg & South Main Street
Maps dated 1654 by a Dutch engineer show an Indian village called "Chinterwink". Phillipsburg was first found on a 1749 map named after Indian Chief Phillip, whose tribe made this rich fising and hunting ground their home. Phillipsburg was . . . — Map (db m30509) HM
New Jersey (Warren County), Phillipsburg — Phillipsburg Civil War Memorial
Erected in the memory of the Soldiers and Sailors of Phillipsburg, N.J. and vicinity who served in the Civil War 1861 - 1865 — Map (db m30506) HM
New Jersey (Warren County), Phillipsburg — Presbyterian Manse — Circa 1862
Constructed as a home for clergy (Rev. Townsend) for the Phillipsburg Presbyterian Church in 1858; a magnificent stone structure then located at "Main and Market Streets". The Manse was sold to attorney John F. Dumont in 1883 and has been used . . . — Map (db m30519) HM
New Jersey (Warren County), Phillipsburg — S.A. Comstock Building — Malaska Lodge — Circa 1860
The Comstock Family owned many properties, including this, which was first used as a boarding house, and the famous Lee House, located at Union Square (Wardell site). This building was later used and purchased by the Malaska Council, a once . . . — Map (db m30517) HM
New Jersey (Warren County), Phillipsburg — Stites - Thomas Store — Circa 1849
First built as a grain sale and transfer station from the Morris to Lehigh Canal. Horse drawn trailers were driven into the store for grain loading. The grain was then put on canal boats and transported up the Lehigh. In the 1870's it was used as a . . . — Map (db m30515) HM
New Jersey (Warren County), Phillipsburg — Stites-Lander Townhouse — Circa 1835
Originally occupied by William Stites, Phillipsburg tailor. Later the home of prominent resident John Lander (b.1798-1889) who was co-founder of the Warren Iron Foundry (1856) and the Town Postmaster. Hailed "the oldest living postmaster" in 1882. . . . — Map (db m30512) HM
New Jersey (Warren County), Phillipsburg — Winter & Co. — Circa 1850
This land, 1.16 acres, was purchased by Elizabeth Stryker (Stryker Rd.) in 1850. This building was erected soon thereafter. In 1870 the Central Jersey R.R. Co. sold to Central Jersey Land Improvement Co. Winter & Co. rented and manufactured . . . — Map (db m63111) HM
New Jersey (Warren County), Pohatcong Township — Pohatcong — Warren County, NJ
The original inhabitants of the Lower Musconetcong Valley were the Leni Lenape, who arrived here about 10 thousand years ago.

Their campsites & farms dotted the valley and they annually burned off the meadow to maintain grasslands for . . . — Map (db m64186) HM

New Jersey (Warren County), Port Murray — Mansfield Township Veterans Monument
Dedicated in honor of the sacrifices made by the men and women of Mansfield Township who served in the armed services on the United States in all wars. — Map (db m19144) HM
New Jersey (Warren County), Port Murray — Morris Canal — 1824 - 1924
National Register Landmark Inclined Plane No. 5 West Nearby informational marker (see photo #2): Main Street canal store sits on the N.W. bank of the canal. Reputedly built by Moore Furan in 1836. Notice the loft openings (center . . . — Map (db m19145) HM
New Jersey (Warren County), Riegelsville — Riegelsville Historic District — Named in 1876 — Farming, Milling and Trade Route
First known as Shank's Ferry in the 1700's. A ferry was established here across the Delaware River. It became known as Riegel's Ferry and the first bridge was built circa 1837. In 1854 a railroad station was built with the stop named "Musconetcong" — Map (db m16749) HM
New Jersey (Warren County), Springtown — Coles Grist Mill
Built about 1752 Marked by Peggy Warne Chapter NSDAR - 1985 — Map (db m63113) HM
New Jersey (Warren County), Springtown — Pohatcong Township Vietnam Memorial
In Lasting Memory Of Pfc. Robert Franklin Bacon A Company 1st Battalion 5th Calvary 1st Air Calvary Division. Killed in Binh Duong Province, Republic of South Vietnam. Born 7/3/45. Died 7/17/68. Cpl. Albert Shiller C Company 3rd . . . — Map (db m19464) HM
New Jersey (Warren County), Springtown — Springtown
The many springs flowing here attracted early settlers by the 1750's, and several mills were built along the Pohatcong Creek (some still stand). In 1825, the Inn At Springtown became a stagecoach stop on the Trenton-Easton Road. In 1881, . . . — Map (db m19463) HM
New Jersey (Warren County), Stewartsville — Honor Roll
Honor Roll Stewartsville, NJ World War II Harry Carhart • Francis Kline • Frank Baylor • Leedom Rush • Albert Rush • Fred Thorp • Ralph Warner • Russell Cole • Joseph Winner • Robert Betts • Leroy Beers • Henry Hall • Leon Kroft • Fred . . . — Map (db m34918) HM
New Jersey (Warren County), Stewartsville — Inclined Plane / Morris Canal Inclined Plane No 9 West
Upper Marker: Inclined Plane One of the 23 Inclined Planes used to raise and lower boats of the Morris Canal, built in 1831. Phillipsburg was the western terminus. Lower Marker: Morris Canal 1824-1924 National . . . — Map (db m33604) HM
New Jersey (Warren County), Stewartsville — Morris Canal Bread Lock No 7 West
Morris Canal 1824-1924 National Register Landmark Bread Lock No. 7 West Warren County — Map (db m33603) HM
New Jersey (Warren County), Warren Glen — Hughesville
By 1765, Philadelphia lawyer, Hugh Hughes had taken possession of the Greenwich Forge which had been flourishing near here since the 1750's using iron from Durham Furnace. The forge did extensive business until after the Revolutionary War. . . . — Map (db m17883) HM
New Jersey (Warren County), Warren Glen — Jersey Central Lines
The Central Railroad of New Jersey mainline crossed here between 1852 to 1976. The CRRNJ was the primary artery of travel to western cities by immigrants entering the United States at Ellis Island and contributed to the suburbanization of Northern . . . — Map (db m33965) HM
New Jersey (Warren County), Warren Glen — Pohatcong Township Veterans Monument
Dedicated to the men and women of Pohatcong Township who served in the armed forces. World War I World War II Korea Vietnam — Map (db m17882) WM
New Jersey (Warren County), Washington — Mary Catherine Phillips — Women’s Heritage Trail — Consumer’s Research
Mary Catherine Phillips, consumer advocate, author, and editor, joined Consumer’s Research, a New York-based organization, in 1932. She married one of its founders, Frederick Schlink, that same year. One year later, the entire operation relocated to . . . — Map (db m94693) HM
New Jersey (Warren County), Washington — Morris Canal
1824-1924 National Register Landmark Canal Crossed Here — Map (db m17919) HM
New Jersey (Warren County), Washington — Revolutionary Artillery Site
To control King's Highway 1777-78 — Map (db m19726) HM
New Jersey (Warren County), Washington — U.S.S. Maine Memorial
In Memoriam U.S.S. Maine Destroyed in Havana Harbor February 15, 1898 This tablet is cast from metal recovered from the U.S.S. Maine (on the shield) Patriotism Devotion — Map (db m19727) HM

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