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Raritan in Somerset County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Official End Of World War I

 
 
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By Alan Edelson, December 2, 2013
1. The Official End Of World War I Marker
Inscription.  On this site stood the estate of U.S. Senator Joseph S. Frelinghuysen. It was here, on July 2, 1921, that President Warren G. Harding signed a joint congressional resolution that officially ended World War I.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, World I. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #29 Warren G. Harding series list. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1890.
 
Location. 40° 34.617′ N, 74° 37.89′ W. Marker is in Raritan, New Jersey, in Somerset County. Marker is at the intersection of Easton Turnpike (New Jersey Route 28) and Entrance to PC Richard & Burger King, on the left when traveling west on Easton Turnpike. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Raritan NJ 08869, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jersey Central Lines (approx. half a mile away); Furman Frederick Kugler (approx. ¾ mile away); Daniel Robert House (approx. ¾ mile away); Somerville Borough Hall (approx. ¾ mile away); Armed Forces Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); Nevius Street Bridge
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By Alan Edelson, December 2, 2013
2. The Official End Of World War I Marker
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(approx. 0.8 miles away); Fireman's Museum (approx. 0.8 miles away); Raritan Water Power Canal (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Raritan.
 
Also see . . .  Official Treaty Endingf World War I - Hidden New Jersey. (Submitted on December 4, 2013, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey.)
 
The Official End Of World War I Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, December 2, 2013
3. The Official End Of World War I Marker
The Official End Of World War I Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Weintraub
4. The Official End Of World War I Marker
From The Raritan Borough Website - http://www.raritanboro.org/History/ image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson
5. From The Raritan Borough Website - http://www.raritanboro.org/History/
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 8, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 2, 2013, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 660 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 2, 2013, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey.   4. submitted on November 4, 2021, by David Weintraub of Edison, New Jersey.   5. submitted on December 5, 2013, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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