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Clover Hill, Raritan Township in Hunterdon County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Province Line

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The Province Line Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, June 17, 2010
1. The Province Line Marker
Inscription. In 1688, George Keith, Surveyor General, established The Boundary of East and West Jersey. Beginning at Little Egg Harbor, The line extended to the South Branch of the Raritan River. Today it remains the boundary between Raritan Township and Hillsborough, Hunterdon and Somerset Counties.
 
Erected 2010 by Raritan Township Historians Committee.
 
Location. 40° 29.269′ N, 74° 46.947′ W. Marker is in Clover Hill, Raritan Township, New Jersey, in Hunterdon County. Marker is at the intersection of Clover Hill Road and Amwell Road, on the right when traveling north on Clover Hill Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hillsborough NJ 08844, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Poor Farm (approx. 1.5 miles away); Hillsborough Will Never Forget (approx. 1.5 miles away); Old York Road (approx. 1.5 miles away); Mattisons Corner (approx. 2 miles away); Reaville Church (approx. 2 miles away); a different marker also named The Province Line (approx. 2 miles away); Reaville Historic District (approx. 2.1 miles away); Stagecoach Stop (approx. 2.3 miles away).
 
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The Province Line Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, June 17, 2010
2. The Province Line Marker
marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Categories. Colonial Era
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 17, 2010, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 717 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 17, 2010, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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