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Oldwick in Hunterdon County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Site of Colonel John Mehelm House

 
 
Site of Colonel John Mehelm House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, December 26, 2008
1. Site of Colonel John Mehelm House Marker
Inscription.  George Washington stayed in this house while his troops camped between White House and New Bromley. House burned in mid 1960’s.
 
Erected by Hunterdon County Cultural and Heritage Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the George Washington Slept Here, and the New Jersey, Hunterdon County Cultural and Heritage Commission series lists.
 
Location. 40° 38.277′ N, 74° 45.479′ W. Marker is in Oldwick, New Jersey, in Hunterdon County. Marker is on New Bromley Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Oldwick NJ 08858, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Leake - Stillwell Mills (approx. 0.9 miles away); "From Here They Served" (approx. 1.2 miles away); Rockaway Valley Railroad 1888 (approx. 1.7 miles away); White House Station (approx. 1.7 miles away); Col. John Taylor's Grist Mill
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(approx. 1.7 miles away); Blue Star Highway (approx. 1.7 miles away); Potterstown (approx. 2.1 miles away); Taylor's Mill Historic District (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oldwick.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 3, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,745 times since then and 40 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on March 3, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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