Belleville in Essex County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Rutgers Bridge
Erected 1976 by Belleville Historical Society.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Bridges & Viaducts. In addition, it is included in the The Spirit of ’76, America’s Bicentennial Celebration series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1790.
Location. 40° 47.188′ N, 74° 8.884′ W. Marker is in Belleville, New Jersey, in Essex County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Belleville Tnpk (Rutgers St) (New Jersey Route 7), on the left when traveling south on Main Street. Marker is on the east side of the exit ramp from route NJ-21 north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Belleville NJ 07109, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within The Dutch Church (within shouting distance of this marker); School Number One (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Route 7 Bridge (about 300 feet away); Revolutionary War Soldiers Monument (about 300 feet away); LCpl Osbrany Montes de Oca Bridge (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named The Rutgers Bridge (about 300 feet away); Belleville Reformed Church Cemetery (about 300 feet away); Josiah Hornblower (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Belleville.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 21, 2018. It was originally submitted on July 3, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 913 times since then and 32 times this year. Last updated on February 11, 2012, by Gregory Guderian of Belleville, New Jersey. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 3, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.