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Raritan in Somerset County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Memorial to the Naraticong Indians

 
 
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By Alan Edelson, March 12, 2009
1. Memorial to the Naraticong Indians Marker
Inscription.  Whose friendship for the Whites, made possible the building of the Olde York Road over their trail which from 1765 until 1839 was the swift sure stage line between New York and Philadelphia from this point to Lambertville thence to Philadelphia. This ancient highway still retains its original name.

Land donated by Mrs. D. E. Van Sickle
Tablet By A.P. Grimm
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraNative AmericansRoads & Vehicles.
 
Location. 40° 33.901′ N, 74° 38.359′ W. Marker is in Raritan, New Jersey, in Somerset County. Marker is at the intersection of Old York Road and Canal Street, in the median on Old York Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Raritan NJ 08869, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Basilone (a few steps from this marker); Raritan Veterans Monument (a few steps from this marker); Somerset County Veterans Monument (a few steps from this marker); Raritan Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Raritan Water Power Canal
Memorial to the Naraticong Indians image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, March 12, 2009
2. Memorial to the Naraticong Indians
(about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Nevius Street Bridge (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hibernia Mine Railroad Bridge (approx. 0.6 miles away); Jersey Central Lines (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Raritan.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 13, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,071 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 13, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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