“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Three Bridges in Hunterdon County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Three Bridges

Three Bridges Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alan Edelson, February 25, 2009
1. Three Bridges Marker
Inscription.  Early Indian trail known after 1711 survey as “The York Road,” later as “The Old York Road.” A third bridge added west of here in 1813 provided town’s official name in 1866.
Erected by Hunterdon County Cultural and Heritage Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraRoads & VehiclesSettlements & 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 1711.
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. Stagecoach Stop (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
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(approx. half a mile away); Mattisons Corner (approx. 0.7 miles away); South Branch Historic District (approx. one mile away); Poor Farm (approx. 1½ 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 1,191 times since then and 94 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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