“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Fords in Middlesex County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Fords Corner

Fords Corner Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By John A. Lande, July 17, 2022
1. Fords Corner Marker
Trail crossroads first traveled by
Native Americans and European Settlers
Today known as Fords
Rendezvous spot for the Jersey Blues
Circa 1686

Erected by Woodbridge Township Historic Preservation Commission.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Landmarks. A significant historical year for this entry is 1686.
Location. 40° 31.756′ N, 74° 18.999′ W. Marker is in Fords, New Jersey, in Middlesex County. Marker is at the intersection of Amboy Avenue (New Jersey Route 501) and Fords Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Amboy Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 592 Amboy Avenue, Fords NJ 08863, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fords Porcelain Works (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fords Company No.1 District 7 (approx. 0.6 miles away); Cutter House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Hopelawn Volunteer Engine Company No. 1 District 8 (approx. 1.2 miles away); Perth Amboy (approx. 1.6 miles away); Menlo Park Terrace
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(approx. 1.9 miles away); Perth Amboy's Veterans Memorial (approx. 2 miles away); St. James School (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fords.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 24, 2022. It was originally submitted on July 20, 2022, by John A. Lande of Woodbridge, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 105 times since then and 59 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on July 20, 2022, by John A. Lande of Woodbridge, New Jersey. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.

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