Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
 
 
 
 
 
 
159 entries match your criteria. The first 100 are listed. The final 59 ⊳
 
 

Historical Markers and War Memorials in Somerset County, New Jersey

 
Clickable Map of Somerset County, New Jersey and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Somerset County, NJ (159) Hunterdon County, NJ (355) Mercer County, NJ (286) Middlesex County, NJ (206) Morris County, NJ (377) Union County, NJ (112)  SomersetCounty(159) Somerset County (159)  HunterdonCounty(355) Hunterdon County (355)  MercerCounty(286) Mercer County (286)  MiddlesexCounty(206) Middlesex County (206)  MorrisCounty(377) Morris County (377)  UnionCounty(112) Union County (112)
Adjacent to Somerset County, New Jersey
    Hunterdon County (355)
    Mercer County (286)
    Middlesex County (206)
    Morris County (377)
    Union County (112)
 
Touch name on list to highlight map location.
Touch blue arrow, or on map, to go there.
GEOGRAPHIC SORT
1New Jersey (Somerset County), Basking Ridge — “George” 2001
Did General George Washington sleep here? Maybe. We do know, history says our “Grain Room” stored grain for his troops during the winter of 1778. Artist: Adrienne Crombie, Frenchtown, N.J. Millstone 18th CenturyOne of the two stones . . . — Map (db m32680) HM
2New Jersey (Somerset County), Basking Ridge — Basking Ridge
First settled by James Pitney and others about 1720. General Charles Lee was captured at the Tavern by the British, December 13, 1776. — Map (db m8514) HM
3New Jersey (Somerset County), Basking Ridge — Basking Ridge
A log Hospital for Continental Army soldiers was located on the slope of this ravine. A frame Presbyterian Church stood at the top of the hill near the famous oak and burial ground. — Map (db m8526) HM
4New Jersey (Somerset County), Basking Ridge — Basking Ridge Presbyterian Church Graveyard
In memory of the Revolutionary War soldiers buried in the graveyard of the Basking Ridge Presbyterian Church Alward, Benjamin • Ayres, John • Ayres, Nathaniel • Baird, John • Bockoven, George • Boylan, John • Brees, John Jr. • . . . — Map (db m21970) HM
5New Jersey (Somerset County), Basking Ridge — Bernards Township 9-11 MemorialSeptember 11, 2001
We shall never forget our friends and neighbors who rode the rails with us that morning but did not return with us that night. May this tree serve as a living memorial to the following community members who died in the tragic attack on the . . . — Map (db m22510) WM
6New Jersey (Somerset County), Basking Ridge — Bernards Township Veterans Monument
A tribute to the armed forces personnel from Bernards Township who have served our country. Dedicated with deep appreciation, we honor their great courage in the defense of freedom throughout the world. Korea 1950-1955 Vietnam . . . — Map (db m36866) WM
7New Jersey (Somerset County), Basking Ridge — Bernards Township War Memorial
In Honor of All Who Served Our Country — Map (db m18232) WM
8New Jersey (Somerset County), Basking Ridge — Bernards Township War Memorial1917 - 1918           1941 - 1945
Dedicated in grateful appreciation to the men and women of Bernards Township who served in the armed forces during World War I and World War II that Peace, Freedom and Justice might not perish from the Earth. — Map (db m39974) HM
9New Jersey (Somerset County), Basking Ridge — 43 — Early ChurchAmerican Presbyterian and Reformed Historical Site
A pioneer log church was built under the ancient oak before 1731. A frame church replaced it in 1749. Present structure, 1839. — Map (db m122280) HM
10New Jersey (Somerset County), Basking Ridge — Kennedy-Martin-Stelle Farmstead
The Rev. Samuel Kennedy established a classical school here in 1764. Col. Ephraim Martin lived here during the Revolutionary War. The Stelle family and their descendants resided here 1794 - 1940. — Map (db m20159) HM
11New Jersey (Somerset County), Basking Ridge — Kennedy-Martin-Stelle Farmstead
Period of significance - c. 1762-1852 Listed New Jersey Register of Historic Places - 2003 Listed National Register of Historic Places - 2004 The farmstead is historically associated with the Rev. Samuel Kennedy, a renowned local minister . . . — Map (db m32986) HM
12New Jersey (Somerset County), Basking Ridge — Kennedy-Martin-Stelle FarmsteadCirca 1760
Lying along the Passaic River, the farmstead was first developed early in the second half of the 18th century. At one time, the property encompassed 340 acres with 14 structures including a Dutch framed farmhouse, wagon house, and large English . . . — Map (db m99125) HM
13New Jersey (Somerset County), Basking Ridge — Lord Stirling Estate
This parkland includes part of Stirling’s 1762 estate. Stirling (1726-83), a friend of George Washington, was a Revolutionary War Major General. — Map (db m8530) HM
14New Jersey (Somerset County), Basking Ridge — Lord Stirling ManorBrick Outbuildings
This property is the site of Lord Stirling Manor, built by William Alexander "Lord Stirling" in 1763 where he lived until 1779. The original residence was razed by fire in 1920 and a new residence was built on part of the remaining foundation where . . . — Map (db m40353) HM
15New Jersey (Somerset County), Basking Ridge — Madisonville
An early 1700s hamlet, home of Coffee House Tavern a sawmill and a nub and spoke factory. — Map (db m8907) HM
16New Jersey (Somerset County), Basking Ridge — Site of Widow White’s Tavern
Here on December 13, 1776, Major General Charles Lee, second in command to General Washington in the Continental Army, was taken prisoner by a British Patrol. — Map (db m8511) HM
17New Jersey (Somerset County), Basking Ridge — Somerset Hills Airport
Site of the Somerset Hills Airport in operation from 1932 - 1981. An important airmail destination during aviation's pioneer days, it also was a U.S. Army Air Force flight instruction facility from 1941 - 1945 — Map (db m36367) HM
18New Jersey (Somerset County), Basking Ridge — Southard Park
Henry Southard 1767-1842 Settled in Basking Ridge, 1755. Justice of the Peace, Assemblyman, U.S. Representative Samuel L. Southard 1787-1842 Son of Henry, Born in Basking Ridge, Tenth Governor of New Jersey, . . . — Map (db m21971) HM
19New Jersey (Somerset County), Basking Ridge — The Brick Academy
This building was erected in 1809 by Rev. Robert Finley to house a classical school founded by him in 1797. Statesmen, professional men, and business leaders were among its graduates. The academy served as a public school from 1853 to 1903. Owned by . . . — Map (db m18305) HM
20New Jersey (Somerset County), Basking Ridge — Washington’s Route from Princeton to Morristown
By this route Washington with his army retired to Morristown after his victory at Princeton January – 1777 -------------- Erected by the D-A-R — Map (db m8902) HM
21New Jersey (Somerset County), Basking Ridge — William ChildsTo The Memory of — 1865 - 1938 —
Who has enriched and beautified our community by the restoration of historic sites and buildings. This tablet is erected in grateful appreciation by the Basking Ridge Historical Society. — Map (db m19596) HM
22New Jersey (Somerset County), Bedminster — African Burying Ground1801
On June 22, 1801, three African American Men - one free Negro and two slaves - purchased one tenth on an acre of land from Aaron Melick for the sum of three dollars to establish a burying ground for the "Black people of the Neighborhood." This is . . . — Map (db m96788) HM
23New Jersey (Somerset County), Bedminster — Artillery Park
Site of the 1778 - 1779 Winter encampment during the Revolutionary War of the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Continental Artillery, artificers and armourers under the command of General Henry Knox. Located and confirmed by the Pluckemin Archaeological Project. A . . . — Map (db m82405) HM
24New Jersey (Somerset County), Bedminster — Bedminster War Memorials
(See Markers Below) — Map (db m90138) WM
25New Jersey (Somerset County), Bedminster — Great War Heroes
"In honor of our great war heroes" — Map (db m100847) WM
26New Jersey (Somerset County), Bedminster — Lamington Black Cemetery19th Century Burial Grounds on the National Register of Historical Places
There are 97 identified graves here: 36 with names and 61 unknown, including former slaves and free blacks who were members of the Lamington Presbyterian Church. Remains of 5 Civil War veterans who fought heroically for the Union lie here. As you . . . — Map (db m16975) HM
27New Jersey (Somerset County), Bedminster — Pluckemin School House1912
The Pluckemin School house was constructed in 1912 as a two-story four-room school. It cost approximately $5,000 and was designed by Peter C. Van Nuys of Somerville and was built by John Gulick of Lamington. it was used as a school house until 1958 . . . — Map (db m117652) HM
28New Jersey (Somerset County), Bedminster — Presbyterian Church of Lamington
Built About 1740. Rebuilt 1826. Front Added 1854. — Map (db m19599) HM
29New Jersey (Somerset County), Bedminster — The Jacobus Vanderveer House
Pre-Revolutionary Dutch Farmhouse Built c. 1760. Headquarters of General Henry Knox During The 1778-1779 Winter Encampment Of The Continental Army Near Pluckemin — Map (db m16983) HM
30New Jersey (Somerset County), Bedminster — The Jacobus Vanderveer House
was constructed circa 1772 with a nineteenth century addition circa 1813. In 1995 the house was listed on the National and New Jersey Registers of Historic Places. The Jacobus Vanderveer House is significant in United States Revolutionary War . . . — Map (db m98523) HM
31New Jersey (Somerset County), Bedminster Township — Melick Home
Built in 1751 by Johannes Moelick, a German farmer and tanner. Made famous by Andrew D. Mellick's "Story of an Old Farm". — Map (db m76431) HM
32New Jersey (Somerset County), Bernards Township — Frederick W. Schmidt
This monument has been placed here in memory of Frederick W. Schmidt 1865-1926 By the trustees of his estate Mr. Schmidt owned and operated the nearby Millington Quarry which opened in 1895. He later organized the North Jersey Quarry Company . . . — Map (db m47292) HM
33New Jersey (Somerset County), Bernardsville — A Revolutionary WinterMorristown National Historical Park
Morristown National Historical Park commemorates the suffering and devotion of Washington’s army during the severest winter of the Revolution when these woods gave shelter, fuel, and water – but precious little else. That winter of bitter . . . — Map (db m11896) HM
34New Jersey (Somerset County), Bernardsville — A Warm FireMorristown National Historical Park
In 1779 soldiers of the New Jersey Brigade built this hearth. Archeologists stabilized it and removed the other artifacts found here for protection. The hearth provided the hut’s only comfort: a warm fire. Food ran out. Many men had no shoes and . . . — Map (db m11899) HM
35New Jersey (Somerset County), Bernardsville — Bernardsville Fire Company
To the glory of God and in memory of the departed members of the Bernardsville Fire Company. — Map (db m166025) HM
36New Jersey (Somerset County), Bernardsville — Bernardsville Train Station
Bernardsville Train Station is a one-story stone structure with rounded corners and a hipped roof, and was built in 1901-1902. The interior classical detailing, including several pair of Corinthian pilasters carved in oak, is particularly notable. . . . — Map (db m159070) HM
37New Jersey (Somerset County), Bernardsville — Bernardsville War Memorials
Top Plaque 1917 - 1919 Erected in memory of the Boys of Bernrads Township who gave their lives in the World War. James Kilday • Arthur A. Card • Russull W. Mullen • Robert E. Pope • William Neill • Francis Bergen • Paul . . . — Map (db m19598) HM
38New Jersey (Somerset County), Bernardsville — New Jersey 7th Brigade
Blizzards, extreme cold, lack of food and medical care -- All endured by the New Jersey Brigade in the winter of 1779-80 while it camped here and watched British movements in New York. — Map (db m16608) HM
39New Jersey (Somerset County), Bernardsville — The Honorable Millicent Fenwick1910-1992
“Where there is no vision, people will perish. There must be a balance of common sense, humility and vision.” The Honorable Millicent Fenwick 1910-1992 Mrs. Fenwick worked all her life for the promotion of civil rights, consumer . . . — Map (db m158953) HM
40New Jersey (Somerset County), Bernardsville — Washington’s Route from Princeton to Morristown
By this route Washington with his army retired to Morristown after his victory at Princeton January – 1777 -------------- Erected by the D-A-R — Map (db m166024) HM
41New Jersey (Somerset County), Blackwells Mills — Blackwells Mills Canal House
Historic Blackwells Mills Canal House circa 1835. Home to generations of Bridge Tenders who opened and closed the swinging bridge for canal traffic. — Map (db m94091) HM
42New Jersey (Somerset County), Blawenberg — BlawenburgLocal Historic District
State & National Registers of Historic Places A 19th century Turnpike Village originally settled, circa 1739 by John Blaw & Michael Blaw, the mill owner. — Map (db m32936) HM
43New Jersey (Somerset County), Bound Brook — Battle of Bound BrookOpening Phase: 5:00 – 6:30 am   April 13, 1777
Hessian Jaeger Captain Johann Von Ewald wrote the following account of the action on April 13, 1777. “At daybreak I came upon an empty picket on this side of the stone causeway which led to Bound Brook through a marsh along the . . . — Map (db m166026) HM
44New Jersey (Somerset County), Bound Brook — Battle of Boundbrook
[Front of monument]: This stone marks the site of the Battle of Boundbrook, fought April 13, 1777, between 500 American soldiers under Gen. Benjamin Lincoln and 4,000 British troops under Lord Cornwallis. [Back of . . . — Map (db m7758) HM
45New Jersey (Somerset County), Bound Brook — Bound Brook Library World War I Memorial
That empires might fall and that peoples every where might be free, these men and women jeoparded their lives unto the death in the World War 1914 - 1918. — Map (db m76982) WM
46New Jersey (Somerset County), Bound Brook — Bound Brook World War I Memorial
Dedicated to the memory of our fallen comrades of the World War. Giles – Biondi Post #63 — Map (db m39973) HM
47New Jersey (Somerset County), Bound Brook — MiddlebrookEnigma of the British Army
During the 1777 encampment, Washington’s heavily entrenched stronghold defied the massed British Army of 18,000 under Howe and prevented the British movement against Philadelphia by land (June 14 to 30). This delay caused Howe to move by sea, with . . . — Map (db m7761) HM
48New Jersey (Somerset County), Bound Brook — Old Stone Bridge
Originally planned in 1683 but not constructed until about 1731, this triple arch stone bridge is believed to be one of the oldest examples of its type still existing in New Jersey. Perhaps it is the oldest. The bridge marks the boundary between . . . — Map (db m32283) HM
49New Jersey (Somerset County), Bound Brook — The Council Oak
This white oak, one of the oldest in N.J., was already about 80 feet tall on May 4, 1681, when two Lenni-Lenape indian chiefs sold the 5000 acres on which Bound Brook now stands to New Jersey governor Phillip Carteret and seven other men. The tree . . . — Map (db m76447) HM
50New Jersey (Somerset County), Bound Brook — The Frelinghuysen Tavern
This tablet marks the site of The Frelinghuysen Tavern. Here Hendrick Harpending, a shoemaker from Holland, built his home circa 1720, which later became a tavern, owned by his son, Peter. Soon after the adoption of the Declaration of . . . — Map (db m523) HM
51New Jersey (Somerset County), Bound Brook — The Presbyterian Church at Bound Brook1896 - 2013
Founded in 1688 and the oldest congregation in Somerset County, this fifth sanctuary was designed by Oscar S. Teale in 1896 and dedicated in 1898. Unique features of this medieval revival style building include a semi-circular floor plan, . . . — Map (db m76448) HM
52New Jersey (Somerset County), Bound Brook — Thirteen Star Flag
By special Act of Congress, the Betsy Ross flag is flown here 24 hours each day. This is to commemorate Washington’s Army having encamped in this area June 14, 1777, the day Congress adopted the Flag Resolution. The period of encampment extended . . . — Map (db m7759) HM
53New Jersey (Somerset County), Bound Brook — Van Horn Plaza
Dedicated to Colonel James H. Van Horn 1881 – 1974 For his efforts to preserve the trees, plantings, and beauty at this plaza and throughout the Borough of Bound Brook. Bound Brook Mayor Council Bound Brook Shade Tree Commission Bound . . . — Map (db m82357) HM
54New Jersey (Somerset County), Bound Brook — War Memorial
In grateful memory to these and those unknown who have died so that we may live. — Map (db m76571) WM
55New Jersey (Somerset County), Bound Brook — Washington Camp Ground
Dedicated a historic site in 1889 by citizens of the community to memorialize the encampment of Washington’s Army in 1777 and from Nov. 1778 to June 1779. The Middlebrook encampment in New Jersey entered the National Register of Historic Places . . . — Map (db m7762) HM
56New Jersey (Somerset County), Branchburg — Bodine - Carkhuff HouseA Dutch - American Farmhouse
Historical Background The site of the Bodine - Carkhuff House forms part of property acquired by Isaac Bodine in the early 1700s. Church records establish that Bodine, who was of French Huguenot descent, resided in the neighborhood by 1723, . . . — Map (db m99214) HM
57New Jersey (Somerset County), Branchburg — Branchburg Veterans Memorial
Main Marker: In Honor and Memory of all the Men and Women of Branchburg who proudly served our country in the armed forces of the United States of America. In recognition of the Branchburg Veterans Memorial Committee. Dedicated . . . — Map (db m16993) WM
58New Jersey (Somerset County), Branchburg — South Branch School
Erected 1874 Restored by Branchburg Township Tercentenary Comm. J. Fred Baer, Chairman 1964 — Map (db m16992) HM
59New Jersey (Somerset County), Bridgewater — 1777 Encampment
The Continental Army camped here from May 28 to July 2, 1777. Advance units were on the slopes facing the Raritan Valley. — Map (db m21852) HM
60New Jersey (Somerset County), Bridgewater — Bridgewater Township Historic Monument
[Plaque #1] Early History The Lenni Lenape Indians settled along the Raritan River, utilizing the river for food and transportation, while cultivating the flood plains by planting corn and a variety of other crops. Heavy barges . . . — Map (db m49974) HM
61New Jersey (Somerset County), Bridgewater — Derrick Van Veghten HouseCirca 1725
The house stands on its original site over looking the Raritan River. The land was once part of an 834 acre plantation that Derrick’s father, Michael, purchased in 1697. Derrick, who was born here in 1699, was a prosperous farmer, respected member . . . — Map (db m60362) HM
62New Jersey (Somerset County), Bridgewater — Jacob Vosseller HouseCirca 1753
18th century home and General Store of Jacob Vosseller. 19th century Stage Coach Inn and Tavern known as Allen Inn. — Map (db m33196) HM
63New Jersey (Somerset County), Bridgewater — Philip Van Horne HouseCirca 1750
In the predawn darkness of April 13th, 1777, British General Cornwallis led a four-pronged attack on the American garrison at Bound Brook. General Benjamin Lincoln, who was a guest at the Van Horne House, barely escaped capture. Following the . . . — Map (db m99260) HM
64New Jersey (Somerset County), Bridgewater — Washington’s Route from Princeton to Morristown
By this route Washington with his army retired after his victory at Princeton Jan. 1777. Erected by Gen. Frelinghuysen Chapter D.A.R. — Map (db m33183) HM
65New Jersey (Somerset County), Bridgewater Township — Bridgewater Train Station
The Bridgewater Train Station is dedicated to the memory of Arthur L. Reuben, 1921 – 1999. A founder of the Raritan Valley Line Coalition, and a member of and Legislative Agent for the New Jersey Association of Railroad Passengers, and . . . — Map (db m139393) HM
66New Jersey (Somerset County), Far Hills — Far Hills StationDate 1914 — L.R. Simpson, Architect —
Far Hills Station was built by the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad in 1914 and was designed by a staff architect, L.R. Simpson. Simpson was an assistant to Frank J. Nies, a prolific architect for the railroad, who designed most of the . . . — Map (db m16982) HM
67New Jersey (Somerset County), Far Hills — Far Hills War Monument
(See Markers Below) — Map (db m90139) WM
68New Jersey (Somerset County), Far Hills — Moggy HollowA Glacial Relic
When Earth temperatures started cooling about 100,000 years ago, ice built up in the North to over a mile in height. Forced to flow outward by its own weight, the ice sheet spread south, bulldozing the land. Then with a rise in global temperature, . . . — Map (db m18700) HM
69New Jersey (Somerset County), Far Hills — Purvis James Boatwright Jr."P.J." — 1927 - 1991 —
P.J. Boatwright served the USGA with dedication and distinction for over three decades. Renowned for his expertise in conducting championships, he was also the world's foremost authority on the rules of golf. P.J. was the ultimate arbiter in . . . — Map (db m18212) HM
70New Jersey (Somerset County), Franklin Twp — William L. Hutcheson Memorial ForestNational Natural Landmark
William L. Hutcheson Memorial Forest has been designated a National Natural Landmark. This site possesses exceptional value as an illustration of the nation's natural heritage and contributes to a better understanding of the environment. 1976. . . . — Map (db m99139) HM
71New Jersey (Somerset County), Green Brook — Washington Rock
From this rock General George Washington watched the movements of the British forces during the anxious months of May and June 1777. Erected by the Continental Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution - and the people of - . . . — Map (db m7765) HM
72New Jersey (Somerset County), Green Brook — Washington RockWashington Rock State Park
You are standing on a rocky outcrop that was a strategic lookout for General George Washington during the Revolutionary War. At that time, the land was mostly fields and meadows offering a clear view for 30 miles. In June of 1777, the ability to . . . — Map (db m7766) HM
73New Jersey (Somerset County), Green Brook — Washington Rock
In May, 1777, General George Washington moved his army from Morristown to the Watchung Mountains above Bound Brook. The British Army, under the command of Sir William Howe, were reinforcing their base at New Brunswick and hoping to draw the American . . . — Map (db m60363) HM
74New Jersey (Somerset County), Griggstown — Griggstown Bridge Tender’s Station
The D&R Canal was built between the years 1830 and 1834. The waterway connected the Delaware and Raritan Rivers and, after its completion, served to expedite the flow of commerce between Philadelphia and New York City. Coal was the primary commodity . . . — Map (db m33195) HM
75New Jersey (Somerset County), Griggstown — Historic River Road and River Crossing
Route of Continental Army of Morristown after Battle of Princeton, Jan. 3, 1777. Route also of armies marching from New York to Yorktown, VA. Aug. 30-31, 1781. — Map (db m16700) HM
76New Jersey (Somerset County), Griggstown — Washington’s Route from Princeton
By this route Washington with his army retired after his victory at Princeton January, 1777. Erected by Camp Middlebrook Chapter D.A.R. — Map (db m46166) HM
77New Jersey (Somerset County), Harlingen — Harlingen Road BridgeOver Fox Brook
Harlingen Village grew up around the Reformed Church beginning in the 1750s. It evolved into Montgomery Township's chief religious, civic, and business center. Harlingen Road, the village's main street, crossed Fox Brook in the Village as early as . . . — Map (db m31955) HM
78New Jersey (Somerset County), Hillsborough — General Frederick Frelinghuysen MemorialVan Nest Burying Ground aka Frelinghuysen Burying Ground
In memory of Gen. Frederick Frelinghuysen 1760-1804 of Revolutionary fame who is buried within these wall. — Map (db m94090) WM
79New Jersey (Somerset County), Hillsborough — Thomas P. Huff Farmstead
Constructed circa 1870, the Thomas P. Huff House exemplifies the Victorian era Tuscan Villa style. The site also includes a circa 1800 three-bay Dutch Barn, 1870 corn crib and other agricultural buildings. The farmstead historically operated as a . . . — Map (db m104499) HM
80New Jersey (Somerset County), Kingston — Kate McFarlane and Josephine SwannWomen’s Heritage Trail
In 1783, while Congress was meeting at Nassau Hall in nearby Princeton, Rockingham was rented from Margaret Berrien, the widow of NJ Supreme Court Justice John Berrien, for the use of General George Washington. It served as what became his final . . . — Map (db m77313) HM
81New Jersey (Somerset County), Kingston — Kingston Cemetery
Site of “Conference On Horseback,” January 3, 1777, at which Washington decided to move toward Morristown rather than New Brunswick . . . . a decision that probably prevented a critical American defeat. — Map (db m33194) HM
82New Jersey (Somerset County), Kingston — 26 — Kingston Presbyterian ChurchAmerican Presbyterian and Reformed Historical Site
Prior to 1766, our house of worship was built on this site. The wooden structure was destroyed by fire in 1791, and a new building was erected on the same foundation soon afterward. This church building served our congregation until 1852 when we . . . — Map (db m122266) HM
83New Jersey (Somerset County), Kingston — Kingston Revolutionary War Soldiers
In memory of the Soldiers of Kingston who fought bravely for our Independence. — Map (db m97671) HM
84New Jersey (Somerset County), Kingston — Rockingham
George Washington’s Headquarters 1783 — Map (db m33222) HM
85New Jersey (Somerset County), Kingston — Washington’s Route from Princeton to Morristown
By this route Washington with his army retired to Morristown after his victory at Princeton January – 1777 -------------- Erected by the D-A-R — Map (db m33184) HM
86New Jersey (Somerset County), Liberty Corner — A Place To RememberBernards Township 9-11 Memorial
A tribute to life, lives lost and lives changed forever. September 11, 2001 — Map (db m21972) HM
87New Jersey (Somerset County), Liberty Corner — Bernards Township WWI & WWII Memorial
Dedicated in grateful appreciation to the men and women of Bernards Township who served in the armed forces during World War I and World War II. That peace, freedom and justice might not perish from the earth. — Map (db m18211) HM
88New Jersey (Somerset County), Liberty Corner — Chief Philip KoechleinLiberty Corner Fire Company Headquarters
Dedicated in memory of Chief Philip Koechlein for seventy-four years of service. Admitted              1921 Fire Dispatcher     1921 - 1969 Chief                     1926 - 1928 Answered the final alarm October 8, 1995 "Phil, you . . . — Map (db m21977) HM
89New Jersey (Somerset County), Liberty Corner — French Army Encampment
General Rochambeau's troops camped here in August 1781 en route to the Battle of Yorktown. — Map (db m20152) HM
90New Jersey (Somerset County), Liberty Corner — The Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route
On this site French Troops under Le Comte De Rochambeau encamped August 29, 1781 en route to meeting Gen. George Washington and achieving their victory at Yorktown, American independence was assured there in Virginia by the defeat and surrender of . . . — Map (db m11580) HM
91New Jersey (Somerset County), Lyons — Lyons StationDate: 1931
Lyons Station was constructed by the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad in 1931 in a Tudor style. Tudor architecture is exemplified in Lyons Station by the parapeted end and front gables, multi-paned steel casement windows, carved rosette . . . — Map (db m22508) HM
92New Jersey (Somerset County), Lyons — Vail FamilyBasking Ridge Garden Club
Renewed and Dedicated April 27, 1990 A small burial ground on the site of the Daniel Vail Family Farm — Map (db m101944) HM
93New Jersey (Somerset County), Manville — American Revolution Army Encampent
Army Encampment. Encampment area for the Pennsylvania troops of the Continental Army from about December 15, 1778, until June 1, 1779. — Map (db m75610) HM
94New Jersey (Somerset County), Manville — Continental Army Encampment1778-79
Two brigades of the Pennsylvania Line commanded by Major General Arthur St. Clair and General William Irvine encamped in the area during the 1778-79 Middlebrook Cantonment. Late in November 1778, General George Washington decided to move three . . . — Map (db m96787) HM
95New Jersey (Somerset County), Manville — War Memorial
This plaque is reverently and prayerfully dedicated to the men of Manville, martyrs to justice and charity, who laid down their lives in World War II and the Korean Conflict in the cause of holy liberty and freedom for all the world. May they . . . — Map (db m75609) WM
96New Jersey (Somerset County), Manville — Washington’s Route from Princeton
By this route Washington with his army retired after his victory at Princeton January, 1777. Erected by Camp Middlebrook Chapter D.A.R. — Map (db m33188) HM
97New Jersey (Somerset County), Manville — World War II Memorial
In honor of the citizens of Manville who served their country in World War II and in memory of those who gave their lives. 1941 - 1945. — Map (db m75612) WM
98New Jersey (Somerset County), Martinsville — 1777 Reboubt
One of the redoubts and breastworks erected by the Continental troops, June, 1777, to defend the encampment in the valley. — Map (db m32267) HM
99New Jersey (Somerset County), Martinsville — Bolmer Farm House - 1754
This remodeled farm house is the last of the farm houses built by members of the Bolmer family. Settling here before 1799, the Bolmers were the first early Dutch settlers in the fertile Washington Valley. Robert and Marie Bolmer had 12 children all . . . — Map (db m32277) HM
100New Jersey (Somerset County), Martinsville — Revolutionary War Reboubt 1777 and 1778/79
When Washington’s Army was encamped at Middlebrook in the spring of 1777, earthen redoubts were built west of Chimney Rock Road and north of the west branch of the Middlebrook. The redoubts were 75ft. square and 4 ft. deep and were equipped with a . . . — Map (db m32269) HM

159 entries matched your criteria. The first 100 are listed above. The final 59 ⊳
 
Paid Advertisement
Mar. 1, 2021