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Lewis Island Shad Fishery

 
 
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By Russell Galen, May 4, 2019
1. Lewis Island Shad Fishery Marker
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Lewis Island Shad Fishery
Holcombe Island
Lambertville, N. J.

Richard Holcombe began this historical American shad fishery circa 1771. In 1888, William Lewis assumed the responsibility of the fishery and after his passing, his son, Fred Lewis and crew have continued the tradition

 
Location. 40° 22.006′ N, 74° 56.862′ W. Marker is in Lambertville, New Jersey, in Hunterdon County. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lambertville NJ 08530, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lambertville Railroad (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); George Coryell’s Grave (about 700 feet away); Lambertville City Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mary E. Sheridan Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); Marshall House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Centenary Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Solebury National Bank (approx. ¼ mile away in Pennsylvania); Ferry Landing (approx. 0.3 miles away in Pennsylvania). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lambertville.
 
More about this marker. On Lewis Island. Cross wooden footbridge from the corner of Coryell Street and Lambert Lane to reach the island.
 
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By Russell Galen, May 4, 2019
2. Lewis Island Shad Fishery Marker
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on May 4, 2019. This page originally submitted on May 4, 2019, by Russell Galen of Lambertville, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 28 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 4, 2019, by Russell Galen of Lambertville, New Jersey. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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