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

Oak Grove

 
 
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By Alan Edelson, February 11, 2009
1. Oak Grove Marker
Inscription.  Settled in 1700'S. By 1873 only a gristmill, sawmill, post office and a few homes remained. Town named for oak forests surrounding it.
 
Erected by Hunterdon County Cultural and Heritage Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers. 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 1873.
 
Location. 40° 32.083′ N, 74° 57.271′ W. Marker is in Oak Grove, New Jersey, in Hunterdon County. Marker is on Oak Grove Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pittstown NJ 08867, 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. Oak Grove Grange #119 (approx. 1˝ miles away); Quakertown Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 2.2 miles away); Quaker Meeting House (approx. 2.3 miles away); Willis W. Vail (approx. 2.3 miles away); One-Room Schoolhouse (approx.
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2.3 miles away); Franklin Township WWII Memorial (approx. 2.3 miles away); Dr. James Pyatt (approx. 2˝ miles away); St. Thomas Episcopal of Alexandria (approx. 2.6 miles away).
 
 
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 860 times since then and 6 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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