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

Hannah's Rock

 
 
Hannah's Rock Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alan Edelson, January 1, 2013
1. Hannah's Rock Marker
Inscription.  Said to be the largest uncovered rock in the state. Named for land owner Hannah Quick. Legend says that during the Revolution, a shoemaker & ladder maker lived and worked their trades in a cave beneath.
 
Erected 2012 by Hunterdon County Cultural And Heritage Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Natural FeaturesSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the New Jersey, Hunterdon County Cultural and Heritage Commission series list.
 
Location. 40° 39.403′ N, 75° 1.792′ W. Marker is in West Portal, New Jersey, in Hunterdon County. Marker is on New Jersey Route 173, 0.3 miles south of Tunnel Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Asbury NJ 08802, 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. West Portal Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Jersey Barriers (approx. half a mile away); Jugtown Mountain (approx. half a mile away); West Portal
Hannah's Rock Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alan Edelson, January 1, 2013
2. Hannah's Rock Marker
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(approx. half a mile away); Bethlehem Township Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Huczko Memorial Fields (approx. 1.4 miles away); Bellewood Park (approx. 1½ miles away); Tower Hill Farm (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Portal.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 1, 2013, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,580 times since then and 149 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 1, 2013, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Oct. 4, 2022