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

Flemington Egg Auction

 
 
Flemington Egg Auction Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, February 11, 2009
1. Flemington Egg Auction Marker
Inscription.  The country’s first, and, at one time, the largest, cooperative egg auction. Operated here from 1932 until the death of the egg business in the 1960s.
 
Erected by Hunterdon County Cultural and Heritage Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureAnimalsIndustry & Commerce. 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 1932.
 
Location. 40° 30.838′ N, 74° 51.71′ W. Marker is in Flemington, New Jersey, in Hunterdon County. Marker is on Park Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Flemington NJ 08822, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lehigh Valley Railroad (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Presbyterian Cemetery (about 600 feet away); Civil War (about 600 feet away); Soldiers Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hunterdon County Holocaust Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Law Office
Flemington Egg Auction image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, February 11, 2009
2. Flemington Egg Auction
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(approx. ¼ mile away); Purple Heart Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Fleming Castle (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Flemington.
 
Flemington Egg Auction image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, February 11, 2009
3. Flemington Egg Auction
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 28, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 4, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,591 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. 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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