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

John Hart's Cave

 
 
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By Alan Edelson, May 13, 2010
1. John Hart's Cave Marker
Inscription.  Refuge of local signer of The Declaration of Independence while hiding from the British. His estate ransacked by Hessians, he was financially ruined and died in 1779.
 
Erected by Hunterdon County Cultural and Heritage Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the New Jersey, Hunterdon County Cultural and Heritage Commission, and the Signers of the Declaration of Independence series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1779.
 
Location. 40° 25.914′ N, 74° 45.713′ W. Marker is in Amwell, New Jersey, in Hunterdon County. Marker is at the intersection of Lindbergh Road and Zion Road, on the right when traveling south on Lindbergh Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ringoes NJ 08551, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Three Brothers (approx. 1.6 miles away); Wertsville (Weart's Corner) (approx. 2.3 miles away); Province Line Road (approx. 2.7 miles
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By Alan Edelson, May 13, 2010
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away); John Hart (approx. 3 miles away); Hopewell Academy (approx. 3 miles away); Joab Houghton (approx. 3.1 miles away); Hopewell Call To Duty (approx. 3.1 miles away); Thomas P. Huff Farmstead (approx. 3.3 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  John Hart - Signer of the Declaration of Independence. (Submitted on May 18, 2010, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 24, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 13, 2010, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 5,595 times since then and 325 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 13, 2010, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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