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

Centerville

 
 
Centerville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, May 19, 2009
1. Centerville Marker
Inscription. Town was center point for Swift Sure Stagecoach Line running on the Old York Road between Philadelphia and New York in mid 1700's.
 
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° 32.313′ N, 74° 45.254′ W. Marker is in Three Bridges, New Jersey, in Hunterdon County. Marker is at the intersection of Old York Road and Pleasant Run Road, on the right when traveling north on Old York Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Three Bridges NJ 08887, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bodine - Carkhuff House (approx. 0.7 miles away); Adrian Lane's Grist Mill (approx. 2.2 miles away); Readington Church (approx. 2.3 miles away); Cherry Hill Black Cemetery (approx. 2.3 miles away); Van Fleet's Corner School (approx. 2.4 miles away); Opie/River Road Bridge (approx. 2.7 miles away); The Province Line (approx. 2.8 miles away); South Branch Of The Central R.R. (approx. 2.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Three Bridges.
 
Additional comments.
Centerville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, May 19, 2009
2. Centerville Marker

1. Stones across from historical marker
The stones are not previous markers of the route but were put there by the owner of the house as his attempt to stop cars from hitting his house. It has been hit three times in the last 15 years.
    — Submitted December 4, 2017, by William Van Natta of Branchburg, New Jersey.

 
Categories. Colonial EraRoads & Vehicles
 
Stones at Centerville - Perhaps original route markers image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, May 19, 2009
3. Stones at Centerville - Perhaps original route markers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 23, 2018. This page originally submitted on May 19, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 986 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 19, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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