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Atlantic Highlands in Monmouth County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Navesink

Middletown Township Historic District

 
 
Middletown Township Historic District Navesink Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Anderson,
1. Middletown Township Historic District Navesink Marker
Inscription.  Middletown Township Historic District. Summer camping ground of the Indians on their Minisink Trail, which became part of the King’s Highway. Location of the Burge’s Mill in Colonial Times; British campsite after the Battle of Monmouth. A bustling center of mills, stores and taverns in the Nineteenth Century, known as Riceville from 1830 to 1866.
 
Erected 1976 by Middletown Council of Civic Associations.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraNative AmericansSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 40° 23.988′ N, 74° 1.812′ W. Marker is in Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey, in Monmouth County. Marker is at the intersection of Monmouth Avenue and Sears Avenue on Monmouth Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Atlantic Highlands NJ 07716, 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. Middletown Township Locust Historic District (approx. 0.3 miles away); British Campsite (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker
Marker and the Old Middletown Library image. Click for full size.
By David Anderson, February 28, 2008
2. Marker and the Old Middletown Library
This Historical Marker is in front of the Old Middletown Library, on Monmouth St., in the town of Atlantic Highlands.
also named British Campsite (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named British Campsite (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Hartshorne Legacy (approx. 0.9 miles away); Henry Hudson Springs (approx. 1.1 miles away); Highest Point on the Atlantic Seaboard (approx. 1.4 miles away); Friends of Monmouth County 9/11 Memorial (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlantic Highlands.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
 
Additional keywords. Atlantic Highlands Middletown Library NJ Navesink
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 3, 2018. It was originally submitted on February 28, 2008, by David Anderson of Middletown, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,599 times since then and 21 times this year. Last updated on April 27, 2018, by M Sweet of Middletown, New Jersey. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 28, 2008, by David Anderson of Middletown, New Jersey. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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