West Portal in Hunterdon County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected by State of New Jersey.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native Americans • Railroads & Streetcars. A significant historical year for this entry is 1875.
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 40° 39.282′ N, 75° 1.278′ W. Marker was in West Portal, New Jersey, in Hunterdon County. Marker was on New Jersey Route 173, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Asbury NJ 08802, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Jugtown Mountain (here, next to this marker); Jersey Barriers (within shouting distance of this marker); Hannah's Rock (approx. half a mile away); West Portal Methodist Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); West Portal (approx. 0.9 miles away); Bethlehem Township Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); Bellewood Park (approx. 1.2 miles away); Tower Hill Farm (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Portal.
More about this marker. Marker has been replaced with Jugtown Mountain Marker.
Also see . . . Musconetcong Tunnels. (Submitted on April 15, 2009.)
1. Railroad Tunnel
The railroad tunnel mentioned on the marker is not accessible to the public. The tunnel was 4,893 feet long and at that time was the longest railroad tunnel in the eastern U.S.
— Submitted April 15, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 12, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,260 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on April 12, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. 2. submitted on April 15, 2009, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.