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Scotch Plains in Union County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

“Littell Half Way House”

Circa 1750

 
 
“Littell Half Way House” Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, February 20, 2013
1. “Littell Half Way House” Marker
Inscription.  
Bought about 1785 by Capt. Gershom Littell for bride Phobe Terry, uniting two very early settlers families.
Built about 1750.

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraWar, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1785.
 
Location. 40° 37.248′ N, 74° 21.292′ W. Marker is in Scotch Plains, New Jersey, in Union County. Marker is on Raritan Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1851 Raritan Road, Scotch Plains NJ 07076, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Frazee Homestead (approx. 0.7 miles away); Homestead Farm at Oak Ridge (approx. 1.2 miles away); “Dolbier House” (approx. 1.3 miles away); “Terry Well” (approx. 1.7 miles away); Westfield (approx. 2 miles away); Downer Well Cap (approx. 2.3 miles away); Presbyterian Church in Westfield (approx. 2.3 miles away); Meeting House (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Scotch Plains.
 
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“Littell Half Way House” Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, February 20, 2013
2. “Littell Half Way House” Marker
Marker in Scotch Plains image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, February 20, 2013
3. Marker in Scotch Plains
“Littell Half Way House” image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, February 20, 2013
4. “Littell Half Way House”
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 20, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 556 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 20, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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