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

Amsterdam Historic District

 
 
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By Alan Edelson, June 29, 2012
1. Amsterdam Historic District Marker
Inscription.  Circa 1750. Settled by pioneer tenant farmers, Amsterdam developed by the mid-1800's into a hamlet featuring a general store, blacksmithy & shoe makers shop.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1750.
 
Location. 40° 35.2′ N, 75° 9.686′ W. Marker is in Holland Township, New Jersey, in Hunterdon County. Marker is on Church Street, 0.1 miles east of Amsterdam Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Milford NJ 08848, 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. Volendam Windmill (approx. 0.6 miles away); Hunts Meadow (approx. 1.3 miles away); Mt. Joy (approx. 1.4 miles away); Finesville Dam (approx. 1.4 miles away); Finesville (approx. 1˝ miles away); Riegelsville Historic District (approx. 1˝ miles away); Cemented in the Past (approx. 1.7 miles away in Pennsylvania); Riegelsville Roebling Bridge (approx. 1.7 miles away in Pennsylvania).
 
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By Alan Edelson, June 29, 2012
2. Amsterdam Historic District Marker
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 17, 2012, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 404 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 17, 2012, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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