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

Hampton (Incorp. Since 1895)

 
 
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By Alan Edelson, February 21, 2009
1. Hampton (Incorp. Since 1895) Marker
Inscription.  Known for years before 1909 as junction. Central RR of NJ & DL&W railroads met here. Site of extensive machine shops and a huge coal storage facility set up to get nearer the city areas to the east.
 
Erected by Hunterdon County Cultural and Heritage Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Railroads & StreetcarsSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the New Jersey, Hunterdon County Cultural and Heritage Commission series list.
 
Location. 40° 42.404′ N, 74° 56.996′ W. Marker is in Hampton, New Jersey, in Hunterdon County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and New Jersey Route 31, on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hampton NJ 08827, 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. St. Ann’s Catholic Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Veterans Park (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hampton (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Lenape Village of Pelouesse
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(approx. one mile away); Glen Gardner (approx. 1.1 miles away); Dusenbery Mansion House (approx. 1.1 miles away); Fountain Grove Cemetery (approx. 1.1 miles away); New Hampton (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hampton.
 
 
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 907 times since then and 24 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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