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

William L. Hutcheson Memorial Forest

National Natural Landmark

William L. Hutcheson Memorial Forest Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Matthew Drews, August 20, 2012
1. William L. Hutcheson Memorial Forest Marker
Inscription.  William L. Hutcheson Memorial Forest has been designated a National Natural Landmark. This site possesses exceptional value as an illustration of the nation's natural heritage and contributes to a better understanding of the environment. 1976. National Park Service United States Department of the Interior
Erected 1976 by National Park Service.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EnvironmentHorticulture & Forestry. In addition, it is included in the National Natural Landmarks series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1976.
Location. 40° 30.017′ N, 74° 33.783′ W. Marker is in Franklin Twp, New Jersey, in Somerset County. Marker can be reached from Amwell Rd (County Route 514). This marker is located within the Hutcheson Memorial Forest near the main trailhead. It is not visible from the road or forest center driveway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Somerset NJ 08873, 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. Second Court House of Somerset County (approx. 1.3 miles away); Indian Mill Stone
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(approx. 1.3 miles away); Millstone (approx. 1.3 miles away); Millstone School House (approx. 1.4 miles away); Blackwells Mills Canal House (approx. 1.8 miles away); Voorhees Home (approx. 1.9 miles away); General Frederick Frelinghuysen Memorial (approx. 2.4 miles away); Lock No. 10 (approx. 2.8 miles away).
More about this marker. The forest is maintained by the Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Natural Resources at Rutgers University. Permission for the general public to enter the forest is required, but easily obtained by either taking a guided tour or contacting the department.
Credits. This page was last revised on October 30, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 26, 2016, by Matthew Drews of Somerville, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 345 times since then and 8 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on October 26, 2016, by Matthew Drews of Somerville, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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