The Lehigh & Hudson River Railroad was the smallest of the anthracite coal railroads that proliferated the Northeast. In 1886, the L&HR built a passenger station at this site. A freight house was added in 1906 to service the busy farmers and is now . . . — — Map (db m165277) HM
Rutherfurd Hall, built in 1903, is a National and NJ State Historic Landmark. A sprawling country home, the hall was designed as a grand country manor by famed architect Whitney Warren, who also designed such landmarks as New York's Grand Central . . . — — Map (db m165879) HM
Erected by the citizens of Alpha in honored memory of her brave sons who served at the call of their country served the cause of humanity in the World War.
Dedicated Sept. 6, 1987
★ Pangotti, Nazzareno
★ Montasi, . . . — — Map (db m157184) WM
The Methodist Church of Asbury, New Jersey, by official action of the Northern New Jersey annual Conference of the Methodist Church, is designated a Methodist Historic Site in recognition of the participation of Bishop Francis Asbury in . . . — — Map (db m27676) HM
Nearly 13,000 years ago, groups of hunter-gatherers entered the Musconetcong Valley. Near this location is one of the most intensively revisited encampments of these early Native Americans or Paleoindians, ever documented in New Jersey. Thousands of . . . — — Map (db m68139) HM
In 1824 Garret Wall presented the land which ... "is always to be kept and continued open as a public square, walk, promenade for the free common and uninterrupted use of the County of Warren forever." — — Map (db m30525) HM
Combat Wounded Veterans
Military Order of the Purple Heart
1782 - 1932
Dedicated to all recipients of the Purple Heart, those wounded during our nation's wars and conflicts.
My stone is red for the blood they shed, the medal I bear . . . — — Map (db m30523) HM
[ Center Marker: ]
We, The Citizens of Warren County, dedicate this monument on the eleventh day of November, nineteen hundred and ninety eight, to the Veterans of Warren County who have made the ultimate sacrifice, thus preserving for . . . — — Map (db m81106) WM
The Old Academy and Old Mill, Clinton, Locke, and Ivy Halls, and The Insley Hall Addition have been placed on The National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior — — Map (db m150377) HM
For close to 120 years, this location served as the home to the famed Blairstown Hotel. During the late 1830s, George Van Scoten saw the need for accommodations for those traveling through town and weary from their travel by foot or horse. At the . . . — — Map (db m150373) HM
Blairstown had a doctor but no place in town to purchase prescriptions on a regular basis. In 1872, Daniel Shoemaker, a druggist from Belvidere, started supplying the needs of the people for medical supplies on an irregular basis and in 1876 moved . . . — — Map (db m97776) HM
This center-hall Colonial, constructed circa 1850, was the home of Dr. John Couse Johnson and his family. Dr. Johnson was born on October 21, 1828, in Wantage Township, New Jersey. He received his degree in 1850 at the New York College of . . . — — Map (db m97736) HM
In 1811, the Methodist Society was formed in Blairstown. In 1838, John I. Blair donated the land on which this First Methodist Episcopal Church stood. The church was a plain stone structure, with Gothic windows and two front doors that opened into . . . — — Map (db m150374) HM
In March of 1839, the citizens of Blairstown (then Gravel Hill) and vicinity convened for the purpose of electing trustees of a Presbyterian church. John I. Blair was made chairman and Dr. John Albright secretary. Prior to this meeting, the . . . — — Map (db m97733) HM
Early history describes this building as a single structure, which when researched proves to not be entirely accurate. The structure is comprised of two separate entities joined together circa 1889. The first of these, the small rear two-story . . . — — Map (db m97737) HM
Until 1848, the children in and around Blairstown attended classes in two locations: in a wood frame schoolhouse that was located near the Presbyterian church and, by 1822, in a brick schoolhouse that was built on the south side of the Paulins . . . — — Map (db m150376) HM
The year 1913 was another special one for Blairstown as it witnessed the opening of a theatre. On April 2,1913 Robert Roy and Raymond Smith opened a community hall and theatre named Roy's Hall. The first floor was utilized for dances and similar . . . — — Map (db m97777) HM
Built prior to 1819, the residence before you is recognized to be the oldest homestead in the village of Blairstown. The longest continuous residents of this place were the Simeon Cooke family who lived here from the mid 1850s until 1927. Mr. Cooke . . . — — Map (db m208628) HM
Built in 1818 by William Hankinson the mill is a stone replacement for the Smith's Mills, a grist and a saw mill, built by Benjamin Smith, ca. 1760. Smith's Mills was also the first name of the Village. When Hankinson erected the stone mill traces . . . — — Map (db m97738) HM
This building was first known as the Bunnell building, built in the early-to-mid 1870s serving as a confectionery, ice cream and variety shop during most of its years. By 1877, Leslie Bunnell sold his business of dispensing fine French chocolates, . . . — — Map (db m97740) HM
For many years the people in and around what was to become Blairstown relied on streams, springs, and hand dug wells as a source of water. That was all going to change. With an ever increasing population of people, cattle, and other domestic stock, . . . — — Map (db m97775) HM
The original inhabitants of the Lower Musconetcong Valley were the Leni Lenape, who arrived here about 10 thousand years ago.
Their campsites & farms dotted the valley and they annually burned off the meadow to maintain grasslands for . . . — — Map (db m64186) HM
Named for the first settler, Jacob Carpenter who emigrated from Switzerland about 1748. A ferry was operated between here and Raubsville, PA. By the mid 1700's there was a gristmill here and a general store through the 1800's.
In 1854, . . . — — Map (db m17019) HM
The open spandrel design pushed reinforced concrete arches beyond the known limit when built. An engineering feat, the railroad alignment rises and falls 11 feet over 28.45 miles. — — Map (db m103910) HM
Hike to the top of Mount Tammy for a bird’s eye view of the spectacular Delaware Water Gap. Throughout this national park you can hike and bike on marked trails, fish the calm flowing river and cascading streams, paddle the scenic Delaware River, or . . . — — Map (db m86974) HM
Listed on the State & National Registers of Historical Places 2004
John I. Blair founded Delaware Village in the 1850's as a station on the newly built Warren Railroad in a rural neighborhood first settled circa 1740. While the station was . . . — — Map (db m26115) HM
Finesville began as Chelsea Forge, ca 1751, a charcoal - iron forge on the Musconetcong River.
Philip and John Fine, brothers of German descent purchased the forge in the late 1700's, built a dam, and soon after built an oil mill, gristmill . . . — — Map (db m17885) HM
Patriot Edward Hunt settled here on his father's 600 acres of land prior to 1772.
In 1778, 60 cavalry horses belonging to the Continental Army were wintered here and "returned in spring in excellent condition".
Before the revolution, . . . — — Map (db m17887) HM
In 1793, Benjamin Seigle, a captain of the militia during the revolution purchased land here & built a home & a pottery, and produced items of red clay known as Seigleware.
The Seigles built a gristmill, clovermill & blacksmith shop. They owned . . . — — Map (db m17884) HM
Born in County Tyrone, Ireland in 1733.
His Scotch-Irish parents brought family here to Greenwich Township in 1747.
Never married and died in Hunterdon Co., Nov. 4, 1796 and buried in this churchyard.
Always a Soldier, from Private to . . . — — Map (db m167187) HM
In Memory of
All American Veterans
This memorial honors all American Veterans who, although separated by generations, shared a common, undeniable goal - to valiantly protect our Country's Freedoms.
The memories of these American . . . — — Map (db m34322) HM
Early farming, milling, manufacturing & trading settlement. Site of Revolutionary War march and encampment, 1777.
New Jersey & National Registers of Historic Sites designation achieved in 1990. — — Map (db m33258) HM
< Front of Monument : > “Remember you are Jerseymen” General Nathan Kimball, Dec 12, 1862 Eastern Campaigns Bull Run Peninsula Second Bull Run Antietam Fredricksburg Chancellorsville Gettysburg Wildnerness Spotsylvania . . . — — Map (db m33257) HM
Site of the home of Lt. and Mrs. Robert Wilson Gen. and Mrs. George Washington were entertained here in November 1780 and at other times while the armies were encamped at Morristown Site marked in 1964 by Gen. William Maxwell Chapter, D.A.R. . . . — — Map (db m53386) HM
Hackettstown, New Jersey Established 1763 Burial place for earlier settlers Revolutionary War patriots and their families Dedicated 1999 Hackettstown Historical Society Marker by Cochran Funeral Home — — Map (db m53391) HM
America’s Most Decorated Warrior
John Duncan Bulkeley
Vice Admiral, United States Navy
August 19, 1911 – April 6, 1996
World War II Korea
Schooled in Beattystown
1928 graduate, Hackettstown High School . . . — — Map (db m101971) WM
Has been designated a
Under the provisions of the
Historic Sites Act of August 12, 1935
This site possesses exceptional value
in illustrating the natural
history of the United States
U.S. Department of . . . — — Map (db m190291) HM
On motion by Mrs. Dickey, seconded by Mr. Miller the following resolution was unanimously adopted by the Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Warren at a meeting held March 9, 1994.
Resolution honoring the membership of . . . — — Map (db m26679) HM
This was once part of the area known as Kennedys, but when the Lehigh Valley Railroad came through in the 1850's, a foundry was built at the foot of Silver Hill to cast the shackle bolts for the coupling-links that were used to fasten the railway . . . — — Map (db m17881) HM
Mt. BETHEL METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH
in an old log church on this site
FRIDAY MAY 10, 1811.
On Thursday May 9, 1811 Bishop Asbury stayed at Halls Mill (now Asbury) with Col. William McCullough. He preached there in the barn. . . . — — Map (db m18965) HM
The brick church was constructed in 1866 on land deeded to Second Presbyterian Church by the Scranton Family, who were proprietors of Oxford Furnace and among the congregation's founders. Rev,. E. Clarke Cline was the first installed minister on . . . — — Map (db m63553) HM
Built in 1741-42 by Jonathan Robeson in partnership with the Shippen Family on land that would eventually encompass approximately 4,000 acres including iron ore, limestone, wood and water resources utilized by the furnace. It is the oldest remaining . . . — — Map (db m75568) HM
Bluestone slabs comprised the sidewalks of our business district in the 1870's. These are well over 100 years. Cut from the Pennsylvania Slate Belt, they were delivered to the town's "Road Overseer". 1874 maps show "Main Street" was then 60 feet . . . — — Map (db m30514) HM
Originally built of cast iron in the early 1900's, these stairs have served as a major thoroughfare for inhabitants of Phillipsburg for over 90 years. In 2002, funding by the NJDOT and Phillipsburg UEZ enabled the Town . . . — — Map (db m157232) HM
William Dale, railroad overseer purchased this land from Bel-Del Railroad in 1861. The original home to rear, overlooked the railroad turntable, so Dale could view his workers. This home has 18 rooms. Later, home and dental office of Dr. Harry . . . — — Map (db m30511) HM
Early industry started along Lopatcong Creek between South Main Street and the Delaware River. Water, that was readily available from the creek, powered grist and sawmills. The unused water was returned to the creek which then emptied into the . . . — — Map (db m157211) HM
James Campbell (Camel) was born January 16, 1856. He and his wife, Hanna K. Anderson were married on October 9, 1878 and had eight children; four boys and four girls.
James was a "free" born African American who could both read and write. At . . . — — Map (db m157218) HM
Phillipsburg Police Department
For bravery and devotion to duty in sacrificing his own life on November 20th, 1930 while protecting and serving the citizens of Phillipsburg, New Jersey.
Bestowed posthumously and . . . — — Map (db m63110) HM
The town's only brownstone, built in grandeous manner to resemble those of East Side Manhattan. Exotic woods, marble, tile and glass brought back from Stewart's European travels line its interior. The front doors are hand carved cypress from . . . — — Map (db m30513) HM
Lock 10 West was situated on the N.W. side of S. Main St. with the Lopatcong Creek channel paralleling it. This lock had a lift of 9 ft. It's 3 ft. thick stone walls were 120 ft. long and it's chamber was 11 ft. wide.
A canal store operated . . . — — Map (db m30503) HM
This bridge marks the western limit of Morris Canal property acquired by the state under agreement, November 29th 1922. The canal was chartered December 31st 1824, and opened for business in 1831. Two miles west of this point, at the Delaware River, . . . — — Map (db m30505) HM
The Successful completion of New York's Erie Canal in 1825 demonstrated to the new nation that improved transportation infrastructure was the key to unlocking the country's great wealth of national resources. The discovery of anthracite coal in . . . — — Map (db m157210) HM
Maps dated 1654 by a Dutch engineer show an Indian village called "Chinterwink". Phillipsburg was first found on a 1749 map named after Indian Chief Phillip, whose tribe made this rich fising and hunting ground their home.
Phillipsburg was . . . — — Map (db m30509) HM
Constructed as a home for clergy (Rev. Townsend) for the Phillipsburg Presbyterian Church in 1858; a magnificent stone structure then located at "Main and Market Streets". The Manse was sold to attorney John F. Dumont in 1883 and has been used . . . — — Map (db m30519) HM
The Comstock Family owned many properties, including this, which was first used as a boarding house, and the famous Lee House, located at Union Square (Wardell site).
This building was later used and purchased by the Malaska Council, a once . . . — — Map (db m30517) HM
First built as a grain sale and transfer station from the Morris to Lehigh Canal. Horse drawn trailers were driven into the store for grain loading. The grain was then put on canal boats and transported up the Lehigh. In the 1870's it was used as a . . . — — Map (db m30515) HM
Originally occupied by William Stites, Phillipsburg tailor. Later the home of prominent resident John Lander (b.1798-1889) who was co-founder of the Warren Iron Foundry (1856) and the Town Postmaster. Hailed "the oldest living postmaster" in 1882. . . . — — Map (db m30512) HM
The Union Square Hotel served as the town's first Town Hall, and all travelers going to or from Easton passed through the square. The hotel was erected in 1811 by Joseph Roseberry, and consisted of only the lower three stone Federal-style stories; . . . — — Map (db m157224) HM
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