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

Shoal Harbor

 
 
Shoal Harbor Marker image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
1. Shoal Harbor Marker
Inscription. First known as Strawberry Hill, Home of Thomas Whitlock, the first permanent settler of record in New Jersey under British Rule, who scouted the land in 1663. Shoal Harbor was an early sailing port and center for fishing and agriculture.
 
Erected 1976 by Junior Woman's Club of Middletown.
 
Location. 40° 26.348′ N, 74° 5.557′ W. Marker is in Middletown, New Jersey, in Monmouth County. Marker is on Port Monmouth Road near Wilson Avenue. 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 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. British Retreat Route ( approx. 3.1 miles away); Chapel Hill ( approx. 3.1 miles away); British Campsite ( approx. 3.1 miles away); a different marker also named British Campsite ( approx. 4.1 miles away); Navesink ( approx. 4.3 miles away); Henry Hudson Springs ( approx. 4.3 miles away); Fairview Cemetery Veterans Monument ( approx. 4.4 miles away); Middletown Township Locust Historic District ( approx. 4.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Middletown.
 
Categories. Colonial EraNotable BuildingsNotable PersonsWomen
 
Seabrook Wilson House at Shoal Harbor image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
2. Seabrook Wilson House at Shoal Harbor
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 27, 2008, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,115 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 27, 2008, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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