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

Jugtown Mountain

 
 
Jugtown Mountain Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alan Edelson, January 1, 2013
1. Jugtown Mountain Marker
Inscription.  Midpoint of the Musconetcong Mountain Range was named for 1761 "Jug" Tavern at the bottom of the hill to the west. The 4900' Lehigh Valley RR tunnel beneath was the longest in the East in 1875. Second tube opened in 1928.
 
Erected 2012 by Hunterdon County Cultural And Heritage Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Bridges & ViaductsColonial EraRailroads & StreetcarsSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the New Jersey, Hunterdon County Cultural and Heritage Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1761.
 
Location. 40° 39.282′ N, 75° 1.278′ W. Marker is in Bethlehem, New Jersey, in Hunterdon County. Marker is at the intersection of New Jersey Route 173 and Mine Road, on the right when traveling east on State Route 173. 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. Jersey Barriers (within shouting distance of this marker); Hannah's Rock (approx. half
Jugtown Mountain Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alan Edelson, January 1, 2013
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a mile away); West Portal Methodist Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); West Portal (approx. 0.9 miles away); Bethlehem Township Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); Bellewood Park (approx. 1.2 miles away); Tower Hill Farm (approx. 1.3 miles away); Pattenburg United Methodist Church (approx. 1.4 miles away).
 
 
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 1,072 times since then and 147 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. 2, 2022