Middletown Township in Monmouth County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Middletown Township Historic District
Erected 1976 by Middletown Area Chamber of Commerce.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 40° 23.633′ N, 74° 6.317′ W. Marker is in Middletown Township, New Jersey, in Monmouth County. Marker is on Kings Highway, on the right when traveling west. Near eastern end of the Village historic district and near entrance to parking lot of Middletown Township Johnson Gill Annex and Court. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Middletown NJ 07748, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. British Retreat Route (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named British Retreat Route (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Middletown Village British Retreat Route (approx. one mile away); Fairview Cemetery Veterans Monument (approx. 1.4 miles away); 29th Regiment New Jersey Volunteer Infantry Civil War Memorial (approx. 1.6 miles away); Chapel Hill (approx. 1.8 miles away); British Campsite (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Middletown Township.
Regarding Middletown Village. Location of the town's first permanent English settlement and among the oldest settlements in New Jersey. Associated with the Monmouth Tract, or Patent, of 1665, which was formed after the Dutch ceded New Netherlands to British control. Listed on the New Jersey and National Registers of Historic Places and is one of 5 historic districts in Middletown, NJ. Contains examples of 17th, 18th, and 19th century structures.
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Credits. This page was last revised on March 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 27, 2018, by @histkeep of Middletown, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 262 times since then and 69 times this year. Photo 1. submitted on April 27, 2018, by @histkeep of Middletown, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.