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

Milford

 
 
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By Alan Edelson, February 8, 2009
1. Milford Marker
Inscription.  Grist mill and several houses here in mid 1700's. Known as Burnt Mills after fire in 1769. Ferry to Pennsylvania here until 1842 when a bridge was built.
 
Erected by Hunterdon County Cultural And Heritage Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Colonial Era. In addition, it is included in the New Jersey, Hunterdon County Cultural and Heritage Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1769.
 
Location. 40° 34.422′ N, 75° 5.797′ W. Marker is in Milford, New Jersey, in Hunterdon County. Marker is at the intersection of Water Street and Park Lane, on the right when traveling south on Water Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Milford NJ 08848, 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. Milford World War I Veterans Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Train Disaster (approx. 0.4 miles away); Milford Railroad (approx. 0.4 miles away); Veterans Memorial, Bridgeton Twp (approx. 0.6 miles away in Pennsylvania); Delaware Canal
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By Alan Edelson, February 8, 2009
2. Milford Marker
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(approx. 1.8 miles away in Pennsylvania); Life Along The Canal (approx. 1.8 miles away in Pennsylvania); Mules and Men (approx. 1.8 miles away in Pennsylvania); Canal Boats (approx. 1.8 miles away in Pennsylvania). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milford.
 
 
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 1,034 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 4, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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