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Middletown in Monmouth County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Middletown Township Locust Historic District

 
 
Middletown Township Locust Historic District Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 20, 2009
1. Middletown Township Locust Historic District Marker
Inscription. Settled circa 1715 by David Burdge of Hempstead, L.I. Significant as an early farming and fishing village, and center of local oyster trade to New York in the 19th c. Steamboats brought visitors as Locust evolved into an important estate area in the late 19th century.
 
Location. 40° 23.748′ N, 74° 1.719′ W. Marker is in Middletown, New Jersey, in Monmouth County. Marker is at the intersection of Locust Point Road and Lakeside Avenue, on the right when traveling east on Locust Point Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Middletown NJ 07748, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Navesink (approx. 0.3 miles away); British Campsite (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named British Campsite (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named British Campsite (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Hartshorne Legacy (approx. 0.9 miles away); Henry Hudson Springs (approx. 1.3 miles away); Highest Point on the Atlantic Seaboard (approx. 1 miles away); Friends of Monmouth County 9/11 Memorial (approx. 1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Middletown.
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
Marker on Locust Point Road image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 20, 2009
2. Marker on Locust Point Road
Ancient Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 20, 2009
3. Ancient Cemetery
This small cemetery is found across the street from the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 21, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 888 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 21, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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