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

The Province Line

Welcome to the Province of West Jersey

 
 
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By Alan Edelson, September 13, 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° 30.916′ N, 74° 47.819′ W. Marker is in Three Bridges, New Jersey, in Hunterdon County. Marker is on Hillsborough Road 0.2 miles east of Old York Road, on the right when traveling west. 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 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Stagecoach Stop (approx. mile away); Three Bridges (approx. mile away); South Branch Of The Central R.R. (approx. 0.3 miles away); Van Fleet's Corner School (approx. 0.7 miles away); Mattisons Corner (approx. 0.7 miles away); Poor Farm (approx. 1.2 miles away); South Branch Historic District (approx. 1.2 miles away); Old York Road (approx. 1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Three Bridges.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better
The Province Line Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, September 13, 2010
2. The Province Line Marker
understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Categories. Colonial EraPolitical Subdivisions
 
The Province Line Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, September 13, 2010
3. The Province Line Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 13, 2010, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 557 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 13, 2010, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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