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Millstone Borough in Somerset County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Second Court House of Somerset County

 
 
Second Court House of Somerset County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sue Ridzy, April 5, 2014
1. Second Court House of Somerset County Marker
Inscription. To mark the site of the second court house of Somerset County in this place then called Hillsborough. Built in 1738 - Burned October 26, 1779 by tory raiders under Lt. Col. Simcoe of the Queens Rangers.

This tablet was set upon by the Society of Colonial Wars in the state of New Jersey. The Society of Sons of the Revolution in the state of New Jersey. The Somerset County Historical Society.
 
Erected 1911.
 
Location. 40° 30.139′ N, 74° 35.258′ W. Marker is in Millstone Borough, New Jersey, in Somerset County. Marker is on South River Street. 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. Indian Mill Stone (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Millstone School House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Millstone (approx. 0.2 miles away); William L. Hutcheson Memorial Forest (approx. 1.3 miles away); General Frederick Frelinghuysen Memorial (approx. 1.8 miles away); Blackwells Mills Canal House (approx. 2 miles away); World War II Memorial (approx. 2.4 miles away); American Revolution Army Encampent (approx. 2.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Millstone Borough.
 
Categories. Colonial EraWar, US Revolutionary

 
View from South River Street image. Click for full size.
By Sue Ridzy, April 5, 2014
2. View from South River Street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 31, 2014, by Somerset County Library Staff of Bridgewater, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 254 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 31, 2014, by Somerset County Library Staff of Bridgewater, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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