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“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Clinton in Hunterdon County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Town of Clinton, New Jersey

Town of Clinton, NJ Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alan Edelson, February 6, 2009
1. Town of Clinton, NJ Marker
Inscription.  Once Hunts Mills. Site of saw, grist and oil mills. Re-named Clinton in 1828 honouring Governor DeWitt Clinton, sponsor of the Erie Canal. Incorporated 1865.
Erected by American Revolution Bicentennial 1776-1976.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1828.
Location. 40° 38.163′ N, 74° 54.561′ W. Marker is in Clinton, New Jersey, in Hunterdon County. Marker is on Leigh Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Clinton NJ 08809, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Great Clinton Fire (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hunterdon Museum Of Art (about 700 feet away); Dunham's Mill (about 700 feet away); Four Corners (about 800 feet away); Minisink Trail (about 800 feet away); Red Mill Museum Village (about 800 feet away); a different marker also named Red Mill Museum Village (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cornerstone, 1754 (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clinton.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 4, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,071 times since then and 83 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on March 4, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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