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

Stagecoach Stop

 
 
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By Alan Edelson, February 25, 2009
1. Stagecoach Stop
Inscription.  Daniel Sebring bought this land in 1711, and operated a tavern here by 1738. In 1769, it became the first overnight stage stop along the Old York Road between NY and Philadelphia.
 
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.
 
Location. 40° 31.067′ N, 74° 48.061′ W. Marker is in Three Bridges, New Jersey, in Hunterdon County. Marker is on Old York Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Three Bridges NJ 08887, 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. Three Bridges (here, next to this marker); South Branch Of The Central R.R. (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Province Line (approx. ¼ mile away); Van Fleet's Corner School (approx. half a mile away);
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Mattisons Corner (approx. 0.7 miles away); South Branch Historic District (approx. one mile away); Poor Farm (approx. 1.3 miles away); Old York Road (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Three Bridges.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 5, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,028 times since then and 25 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on March 5, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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