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


Belvidere Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dorine Ruth Emery, January 1, 2010
1. Belvidere Marker
Inscription.  Major Robert Hoops had a store and mill here in the 1770's. "Mercer" became Belvidere in 1791. It became a river trade center in the 1800's and finally the county seat in 1825.
Erected by County of Warren, New Jersey.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1791.
Location. 40° 49.431′ N, 75° 4.723′ W. Marker is in Belvidere, New Jersey, in Warren County. Marker is on Greenwich Street 0.1 miles north of 5th Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Belvidere NJ 07823, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Warren County Veterans Monument (approx. ¼ mile away); County Park (approx. ¼ mile away); Warren County Purple Heart Monument (approx. ¼ mile away); Court House (approx. ¼ mile away); The Shoe Tree (approx. 0.4 miles away); John Nicoll (approx. half a mile away); First Presbyterian Church of Oxford (approx. 1.7 miles away); Shippen Manor (approx. 4½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Belvidere.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 1, 2010, by Dorine Ruth Emery of Washington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 890 times since then and 25 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on January 1, 2010, by Dorine Ruth Emery of Washington, New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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