Three Bridges in Hunterdon County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Records beginning around 1838 indicate that the poor were managed by overseers employed by the township.
Erected 2006 by Raritan Township Local Historic Committee.
Location. 40° 29.961′ N, 74° 48.349′ W. Marker is in Three Bridges, New Jersey, in Hunterdon County. Marker is on Clover Hill Road east of Old York Road, on the right when traveling east. 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. Old York Road (approx. 0.3 miles away); Mattisons Corner (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Province Line (approx. 1.2 miles away); Stagecoach Stop (approx. 1.3 miles away); Three Bridges (approx. 1.3 miles away); South Branch Of The Central R.R. (approx. 1.4 miles away); Vietnam War Dogs Memorial South Branch Historic District (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Three Bridges.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 17, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,146 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 17, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. • Christopher Busta-Peck was the editor who published this page.