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

Bonetown

 
 
Bonetown Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Cornell, August 2009
1. Bonetown Marker
Inscription. A neighborhood south of Croton. Got its name through legend of a chicken stealing family that lived there. When forced to move "Great" piles of chicken bones remained at this site.
 
Erected by Raritan Township Local Historic Committee.
 
Location. 40° 29.998′ N, 74° 53.663′ W. Marker is near Flemington, New Jersey, in Hunterdon County. Marker is on Bonetown Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Flemington NJ 08822, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Raritan Township 9-11 Memorial Clock (approx. 1.2 miles away); Raritan Township Vietnam Veterans (approx. 1.2 miles away); Historic Woodlot (approx. 1.2 miles away); Kase Homestead (approx. 1.3 miles away); Hardscrabble Hill (approx. 1.3 miles away); Uplands (approx. 1.3 miles away); Buchanan's Tavern (approx. 1.3 miles away); Copper Ore (approx. 1.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Flemington.
 
Categories. Notable PlacesSettlements & Settlers
 
Bonetown Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Cornell
2. Bonetown Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 16, 2009. This page has been viewed 924 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 16, 2009, by Steve Cornell of Raritan Township, New Jersey. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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