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

Baptistown

 
 
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By Alan Edelson, February 8, 2009
1. Baptistown Marker
Inscription. Settled by Baptists in the 1720s. One of the area's older towns astride the Old Kings Highway (now Rte. 519), it offered a tavern, stores, and various artisans.
 
Erected 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° 31.316′ N, 75° 0.375′ W. Marker is in Baptistown, New Jersey, in Hunterdon County. Marker is on County Route 519, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Baptistown NJ 08803, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Kingwood Township Veterans Monument ( approx. 1.2 miles away); Oak Summit ( approx. 1.4 miles away); Oak Summit Cemetery ( approx. 1.4 miles away); Old Stone Church ( approx. 1.4 miles away); Oak Summit School ( approx. 1.5 miles away); Frenchtown ( approx. 2.5 miles away); Barbertown ( approx. 2.8 miles away); St. Thomas Episcopal of Alexandria ( approx. 2.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baptistown.
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
Baptistown Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, February 8, 2009
2. Baptistown Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 4, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 908 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 4, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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