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

Packers Island

 
 
Packers Island Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, March 21, 2009
1. Packers Island Marker
Inscription. Island in the river served as a site for clam bakes, picnics, and other public affairs. A flax mill located on the island in the mid-1800s.
 
Erected by Hunterdon County Cultural and Heritage Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the New Jersey, Hunterdon County Cultural and Heritage Commission marker series.
 
Location. 40° 33.313′ N, 74° 51.191′ W. Marker is in Stanton, New Jersey, in Hunterdon County. Marker is on New Jersey Route 31 at milepost 25.3, just south of W. Woodschurch Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Stanton NJ 08885, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rowland's Mill (approx. one mile away); Raritan Township Firemen's Monument (approx. 1.1 miles away); Newell Cemetery (approx. 1.1 miles away); Reading Family Mills (approx. 1.5 miles away); Stanton Reformed Church (approx. 1.6 miles away); Klinesville Historic District (approx. 1.7 miles away); Agricultural First (approx. 1.8 miles away); Echo Hill (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stanton.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Packers Island Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, March 21, 2009
2. Packers Island Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 22, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,531 times since then and 112 times this year. Last updated on November 2, 2012, by John Ben Urban of Middletown, Delaware. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 22, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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