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

Lehigh Valley Railroad

 
 
Lehigh Valley Railroad Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, February 11, 2009
1. Lehigh Valley Railroad Marker
Inscription.  In 1884 a shuttle line opened from this station out to the mainline. Passengers travelled via “The Dinkie.”
 
Erected by Hunterdon County Cultural and Heritage Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Railroads & Streetcars. 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 1884.
 
Location. 40° 30.918′ N, 74° 51.639′ W. Marker is in Flemington, New Jersey, in Hunterdon County. Marker is on N. Main Street, on the left when traveling north. 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. Presbyterian Cemetery (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Civil War (about 500 feet away); Flemington Egg Auction (about 600 feet away); Soldiers Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Law Office (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hunterdon County Holocaust Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Purple Heart Memorial
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(approx. 0.3 miles away); Fleming Castle (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Flemington.
 
 
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 1,216 times since then and 10 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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