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

Middletown Township Locust Historic District

 
 
Middletown Township Locust Historic District Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 20, 2009
1. Middletown Township Locust Historic District Marker
Inscription.  Settled circa 1715 by David Burdge of Hempstead, L.I. Significant as an early farming and fishing village, and center of local oyster trade to New York in the 19th c. Steamboats brought visitors as Locust evolved into an important estate area in the late 19th century.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 40° 23.748′ N, 74° 1.719′ W. Marker is in Middletown Township, New Jersey, in Monmouth County. Marker is at the intersection of Locust Point Road and Lakeside Avenue, on the right when traveling east on Locust Point Road. 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. Navesink (approx. 0.3 miles away); British Campsite (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker 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
Marker on Locust Point Road image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 20, 2009
2. Marker on Locust Point Road
(approx. 1.3 miles away); Highest Point on the Atlantic Seaboard (approx. 1˝ miles away); Friends of Monmouth County 9/11 Memorial (approx. 1˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Middletown Township.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Ancient Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 20, 2009
3. Ancient Cemetery
This small cemetery is found across the street from the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 21, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 984 times since then and 17 times this year. Last updated on April 27, 2018, by M Sweet of Middletown, New Jersey. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 21, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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