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

Lower Argillite Alley

 
 
Lower Agrillite Alley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, August 18, 2011
1. Lower Agrillite Alley Marker
Inscription. Lenape tribes used this abundant Hunterdon mineral for spearpoints and tools. One of their trade routes followed the River Road (now Rte. 29) southwards toward Sanhican (Trenton).
 
Erected 2011 by Hunterdon County Cultural And Heritage Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the New Jersey, Hunterdon County Cultural and Heritage Commission marker series.
 
Location. 40° 31.167′ N, 75° 3.711′ W. Marker is in Frenchtown, New Jersey, in Hunterdon County. Marker is on Trenton Ave. (New Jersey Route 29) just south of S. Washington St., on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Frenchtown NJ 08825, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Frenchtown Railroad (approx. half a mile away); Gem Building (approx. half a mile away); Frenchtown (approx. half a mile away); Frenchtown Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); Delaware Canal (approx. 0.7 miles away in Pennsylvania); Frenchtown Veterans Monument (approx. mile away);
Lower Agrillite Alley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, August 18, 2011
2. Lower Agrillite Alley Marker
Frenchtown World War 1 Monument (approx. 0.9 miles away); John J. Stover House (approx. one mile away in Pennsylvania). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Frenchtown.
 
Categories. Native Americans
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 6, 2018. This page originally submitted on August 18, 2011, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 478 times since then and 34 times this year. Last updated on March 4, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 18, 2011, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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