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

Old York Road

 
 
Additional Old York Road Marker in Ringoes image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alan Edelson, March 15, 2009
1. Additional Old York Road Marker in Ringoes
Inscription.  Early Lenape Indian trail; became a "Kings Highway" in 1764. Was main stage route between Philadelphia and New York.
 
Erected by Hunterdon County Cultural and Heritage Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles. A significant historical year for this entry is 1764.
 
Location. 40° 25.634′ N, 74° 52.049′ W. Marker is near Ringoes, New Jersey, in Hunterdon County. Marker is at the intersection of Old York Road (New Jersey Route 179) and John Ringo Road (New Jersey Route 579), on the right when traveling north on Old York 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 walking distance of this marker. Ringo's Tavern (approx. 0.2 miles away); Landis House (approx. 0.2 miles away); East Amwell Veterans Honor Roll (approx. ¼ mile away); Academy af Arts & Science (approx. 0.4 miles away); East Amwell Veterans (approx. half a mile away); Steam Era Signal & Switchstand (approx. 0.6 miles away); Site of St. Andrew's Church
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(approx. 0.6 miles away); Amwell Academy (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ringoes.
 
Additional Old York Road Marker in Ringoes image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alan Edelson, March 15, 2009
2. Additional Old York Road Marker in Ringoes
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 20, 2012, by John Ben Urban of Middletown, Delaware. This page has been viewed 565 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 16, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
 
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