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Riegelsville in Warren County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Riegelsville Historic District

Named in 1876

 

— Farming, Milling and Trade Route —

 
Riegelsville Historic District Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, February 28, 2009
1. Riegelsville Historic District Marker
Inscription.  First known as Shank's Ferry in the 1700's. A ferry was established here across the Delaware River. It became known as Riegel's Ferry and the first bridge was built circa 1837. In 1854 a railroad station was built with the stop named "Musconetcong"
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 40° 35.731′ N, 75° 11.23′ W. Marker is in Riegelsville, New Jersey, in Warren County. Marker is on Riegelsville - Warren Glen Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Phillipsburg NJ 08865, 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. Riegelsville Roebling Bridge (approx. ¼ mile away in Pennsylvania); Mid-Atlantic Highlands (approx. 0.3 miles away in Pennsylvania); Riegelsville (approx. 0.3 miles away in Pennsylvania); Mt. Joy (approx. 0.4 miles away); Riegelsville Civil War Memorial (approx. half a mile away in Pennsylvania); The Riegelsville Academy and Public Library
Riegelsville Historic District Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, May 4, 2016
2. Riegelsville Historic District Marker
(approx. half a mile away in Pennsylvania); Hunts Meadow (approx. half a mile away); Finesville Dam (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Riegelsville.
 
 
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 946 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on March 5, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey.   2. submitted on May 18, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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