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

Reading Home

 
 
Reading Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, March 21, 2009
1. Reading Home Marker
Inscription.  Built in 1760 for John Reading, Governor of New Jersey 1757 - 1758. Reading served 40 years on provincial council.
 
Erected by Hunterdon County Cultural and Heritage Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Colonial Era. In addition, it is included in the New Jersey, Hunterdon County Cultural and Heritage Commission series list.
 
Location. 40° 31.457′ N, 74° 50.228′ W. Marker is in Flemington, New Jersey, in Hunterdon County. Marker is on River Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Flemington NJ 08822, 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. South Branch Historic District (approx. 0.3 miles away); Flemington Fairgrounds (approx. 0.9 miles away); Oak Grove School (approx. one mile away); a different marker also named South Branch Historic District (approx. one mile away); Reading Family Mills (approx. one mile away); Vietnam War Dogs Memorial
Reading Home and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, March 21, 2009
2. Reading Home and Marker
(approx. 1.3 miles away); Civil War (approx. 1.4 miles away); Presbyterian Cemetery (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Flemington.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 24, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 22, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,200 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 22, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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