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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Hunterdon County, New Jersey

 
Clickable Map of Hunterdon 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 Hunterdon County, NJ (364) Mercer County, NJ (427) Morris County, NJ (392) Somerset County, NJ (164) Warren County, NJ (122) Bucks County, PA (254)  HunterdonCounty(364) Hunterdon County (364)  MercerCounty(427) Mercer County (427)  MorrisCounty(392) Morris County (392)  SomersetCounty(164) Somerset County (164)  WarrenCounty(122) Warren County (122)  BucksCountyPennsylvania(254) Bucks County (254)
Flemington is the county seat for Hunterdon County
Adjacent to Hunterdon County, New Jersey
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      Somerset County (164)  
      Warren County (122)  
      Bucks County, Pennsylvania (254)  
 
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1New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Alexandria — Lieutenant Hooper Road
On County Route 579 at Lt. Hooper Road, on the left when traveling west on County Route 579.
Was named for 2nd Lt. Josiah (Joe) Hooper. As chief pilot of a B-24, he flew many WWII bombing missions from Italy over the oil centers of Southeastern Europe. He and his crew were lost over Vienna, Austria on 21 February 1945 when shot down by . . . Map (db m92645) HM
2New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Alexandria Township — St. Thomas Episcopal of Alexandria
On Sky Manor - Senator Stout Road, on the right when traveling west.
Founded 1723. Stonework Erected 1769. Parish Hall 1993.Map (db m18881) HM
3New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Amwell — John Hart's Cave
On Lindbergh Road at Zion Road, on the right when traveling south on Lindbergh Road.
Refuge of local signer of The Declaration of Independence while hiding from the British. His estate ransacked by Hessians, he was financially ruined and died in 1779.Map (db m30658) HM
4New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Annandale — Annandale 9-11 Memorial
On Beaver Avenue (County Route 626) at Old Allerton Road, on the right when traveling west on Beaver Avenue.
We forever honor & remember all of the victims killed as a result of the cowardly terrorist attacks on our nation and our way of life on February 26, 1993 & September 11, 2001. We praise the passengers on Flight 93 for their indominable fighting . . . Map (db m59393) WM
5New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Annandale — Annandale Historic District
On Beaver Avenue at Maple Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Beaver Avenue.
Annandale Historic District Founded as Clinton Station Circa 1852Map (db m11965) HM
6New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Annandale — Annandale Reformed Church
On Beaver Avenue at Dewey Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Beaver Avenue.
Founded in 1861. This church built in 1868 when Annandale was known as Clinton Junction.Map (db m16925) HM
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7New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Annandale — Capt. Jacob Gearhart
On River Road, on the right when traveling south.
Farmstead on 308 acres: circa 1765 Revolutionary War patriot who secured boats for Washington's Crossing and wintered at Valley Forge.Map (db m63072) HM
8New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Annandale — Central Railroad Of New Jersey
On Main Street at East Street, on the left when traveling east on Main Street.
Built west from Elizabeth and Jersey City in the 1830s, reaching Easton in 1852. This stop spawned the town of Clinton Station, renamed Annandale in 1873.Map (db m16926) HM
9New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Annandale — Jones Tavern
On Beaver Avenue, on the right when traveling west.
Established in 1760 by Captain Thomas Jones. During the Revolution was one of the recruiting stations for the militia of Hunterdon County.Map (db m18184) HM
10New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Annandale — The Amwell Line - 1704
On Hamden Road north of Old Clinton Road, on the right when traveling north.
Surveyed by Colonel John Reading. It extends from the Delaware River to the South Branch. The northern border of long ago Amwell Township, the area to the northwest was deemed "Uninhabited". Serves as the present border of Franklin & Raritan . . . Map (db m196132) HM
11New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Baptistown — Baptistown
On County Route 519, on the right when traveling south.
Settled by Baptists in the 1720s. One of the area's older towns astride the Old Kings Highway (now Rte. 519), it offered a tavern, stores, and various artisans.Map (db m16662) HM
12New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Baptistown — Oak Summit
On County Road 519, on the right when traveling north.
Continental troops camped here in December 1778 while escorting British and Hessian prisoners to Virginia. The enemy troops were captured in the Battle of Saratoga.Map (db m16664) HM
13New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Baptistown — Oak Summit CemeteryEst. 1754
On County Route 519 at Oak Summit Road, on the right when traveling north on County Route 519.
Dedicated to the Revolutionary and Civil War soldiers whose sacrifice will forever shape the course of history. Dedicated by Eagle Scout Chris Wozniak, 2008Map (db m18884) HM
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14New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Baptistown — Oak Summit School
On Kingswood Road (County Route 519) at Oak Summit Road, on the right when traveling north on Kingswood Road.
Erected in 1849 at a cost of $400. Used almost continuously until 1953. Accommodated up to 40 students with one teacher.Map (db m16593) HM
15New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Baptistown — Old Stone Church
On Kingwood Road (County Route 519) at Oak Summit Road on Kingwood Road.
Now owned by Unitarian-Universalist congregation. Present church was built in 1837.Map (db m16592) HM
16New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Barbertown — Barbertown
On Kingwood Road (County Road 519) 0.1 miles south of Barbertown - Point Breeze Road, on the right when traveling north.
Once Charlestown and Larisonville; renamed by 1859 after early resident. An 1823 tavern, blacksmith shop & several stores formed the town's business core.Map (db m30637) HM
17New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Bethlehem — Jugtown Mountain
On New Jersey Route 173 at Mine Road, on the right when traveling east on State Route 173.
Midpoint of the Musconetcong Mountain Range was named for 1761 "Jug" Tavern at the bottom of the hill to the west. The 4900' Lehigh Valley RR tunnel beneath was the longest in the East in 1875. Second tube opened in 1928.Map (db m62292) HM
18New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Bethlehem Township — Jersey Barriers
On New Jersey Route 173 at milepost 6.9 at Mine Road, on the right when traveling west on State Route 173.
Frequent dangerous accidents on Jugtown Mountain led to the first installation here of the concrete road dividers, which later became famous and are now also in use to defend against terrorists.Map (db m36097) HM
19New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Bethlehem Township — Tower Hill Farm
On Mountain View Road, on the right when traveling west.
Dating back to the 1840's, this farm was purchased for Thomas Edison's storekeeper, Frederick Devonald, in 1932 and remained in the family until 1983. Unusual springhouse consists of two levels.Map (db m68387) HM
20New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Bloomsbury — Bloomsbury Catholic ChurchSaint Joachim's Replacement
On Main Street, on the right when traveling west.
This church is the direct replacement for the same parish community of Saint Joachim's Church, West Portal, New Jersey, destroyed by fire February 5, 1944.Map (db m46310) HM
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21New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Bloomsbury — Bloomsbury Presbyterian Church
On Church Street (County Road 579 at milepost 37) at North Street, on the right when traveling north on Church Street.
Founded in 1857 as a daughter church of the Old Greenwich Church to the west in Warren County. Building erected in 1858.Map (db m147863) HM
22New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Bloomsbury — Bloomsbury Veterans MonumentHonor Roll
On New Jersey Route 173 at milepost 3.6 at Main Street, in the median on State Route 173.
Upper Plaque: Honor Roll 1941 - 1945 Dedicated to the valiant youth of Bloomsbury Borough who served their country in World War II. William E. Anderson, Jr. • Frank H. Apgar • Clarence C. Bigley • Joseph E. Bigley • Russell . . . Map (db m35529) HM
23New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Bloomsbury — The Easton Road(s)
On Church Street (County Route 579) at Brunswick Avenue, on the right when traveling east on Church Street.
The Easton-Brunswick Road c.1740 and the Easton-Trenton Road c.1750 merged here and completed their journey to Easton together.Map (db m46308) HM
24New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Califon — Califon
On Main Street (County Route 512) at County Route 513, on the right when traveling east on Main Street.
Known earlier as California, its name dates to the gold rush days. By the 1870s, its water powered mills and the High Bridge RR brought growth. Post office est. 1878.Map (db m21811) HM
25New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Califon — Califon Methodist Episcopal Church
On Raritan River Road, on the right when traveling north.
Congregation founded in 1867 in a building moved here from New Germantown (Oldwick). Present church built in 1891.Map (db m16706) HM
26New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Califon — Califon Veterans Monument
On Bank Street, on the right when traveling south.
Dedicated to the memory of the Veterans of Califon who served our country so that freedom might prevail.Map (db m21810) HM
27New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Califon — Creamery Channel
On Main Street, on the right when traveling west.
Remnant of stone-lined channel below Demarest Creamery. Carried stream water as natural means of cleaning milk containers. Creamery est. 1903Map (db m97903) HM
28New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Califon — Mountain Farm
On Pleasant Grove Road, on the right when traveling north.
Founded by Lance family in 1749, and occupied by descendants until 1926. Home to Jehovah's Witnesses for 57 years, until 1999. Now in the County Park System.Map (db m16705) HM
29New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Califon — The Califon StationThe High Bridge Branch of the Central Railroad of New Jersey
On Railroad Avenue at Academy Street, on the left when traveling north on Railroad Avenue.
The town's original name came from Jacob Neighbor, an early resident who prospered in the hills of California during the gold rush of 1849. Upon his return, he built two of the first businesses in town, a large sawmill along the banks of the South . . . Map (db m21807) HM
30New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Califon — The Middle Valley Trap Rock & Mine CompanyTettertown Preserve
On Hollow Brook Road, on the right when traveling north.
Lawrence Hager Trimmer (1847-1909) was a commanding presence in the Middle Valley community, having represented the Second District of Hunterdon County, in the New Jersey State Assembly, from 1889-1891. As a prominent businessman he founded and . . . Map (db m41267) HM
31New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Califon — The Railroad & The Vernoy QuarryThe High Bridge Branch of the Central Railroad of New Jersey
Near Vernoy Road, on the right when traveling north.
Opened in July 1876, the High Bridge Branch was once a busy railroad owned by the Central Railroad Company of New Jersey. It was built to bring iron ore from the mines in Chester, Hacklebarney, Mine Hill, Port Oram (Wharton), and Hibernia to the . . . Map (db m21809) HM
32New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Califon — The Teetertown MillTettertown Preserve
On Hollow Brook Road, on the right when traveling north.
In 1760, a farmer named Asher Mott (1739-?) inherited a gristmill and a 45 acre "plantation" following the death of his father, William. The mill was located downstream from this point along Hollow Brook (also known as Mill Creek). Please note that . . . Map (db m41266) HM
33New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Changewater — Changewater Trestle
On Musconetcong River Road at Port Colden-Changewater Road, on the left when traveling south on Musconetcong River Road.
Railroad operated between Scranton and Hampton from 1856 until 1959 when bridge was razed by Delaware, Lackawanna And Western Railroad.Map (db m16612) HM
34New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Changewater — Warren Railroad Company
On Musconetcong River Road at Port Colden-Changewater Road, on the left when traveling south on Musconetcong River Road.
Connected the Central Railroad to the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad along the Delaware River. Completed 1862; track torn up c1960.Map (db m16671) HM
35New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Cherryville — Cherryville
On Cherryville Road at Cherryville - Stanton Road, on the right when traveling north on Cherryville Road.
Known earlier as Dogtown for the 1737 tavern built here. Named for the Cherry family in 1839. The church was organized in 1849, the post office in 1850.Map (db m21929) HM
36New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Clinton — Blacksmith Shop
Near Quarry Road.
This fully functional shop is representative of the period from 1750 to 1900. Quarry operations required the skills of a blacksmith for the maintenance of equipment and livestock.Map (db m63103) HM
37New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Clinton — Bonnell’s Tavern
On Pittstown Road at Interstate 78, on the right when traveling south on Pittstown Road.
The first regiment of Minute Men in the colonies formed here in 1775. Built in 1767 on the main road from New Brunswick to Easton.Map (db m16707) HM
38New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Clinton — Bunker Hill School HouseRed Mill Museum Village
Near W. Main Street at Quarry Road, on the right when traveling west.
Although this tiny school house was uncluttered with even the most basic of modern conveniences, it provided a quality education. The original school house for Hunterdon County District 31, often referred to as the Old Church School, was a . . . Map (db m140752) HM
39New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Clinton — Capt. Archd. S. Taylor
Near Center Street at New Street, on the right when traveling west.
In Memory of Capt. Archd. S. Taylor Son of Lewish & Jane C. Taylor Of the 3rd Reg. N.J. Infantry Who Fell at the Battle of Chancellorville, Va. May 3rd 1863 Aged 20 Years & 11 MonthsMap (db m140596) WM
40New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Clinton — Christopher Vought House
On Greyrock Road near Beaver Avenue, on the right when traveling north.
Built by Johannes Cristofel Vought in 1759, the house features unique aspects of Germanic construction. Vought was the active loyalist leader in his area during the Revolution.Map (db m21804) HM
41New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Clinton — Clinton Historic District
On Leigh Street, on the right when traveling south.
The Town of Clinton Historic District encompasses most of the town's area, including more than 200 properties built between 1810 and 1930. The Town of Clinton was a prominent local commercial center during this period. It's two mills, numerous . . . Map (db m16673) HM
42New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Clinton — Cornerstone, 1754
Near W. Main Street at Quarry Road, on the right when traveling west.
Cornerstone from Amesbury Furnace, Clinton Township. The Amesbury Furnace, built by Union Iron Works, was situated off Herman Thau Road on the bank of Beaver Brook. It processed iron ore from nearby mines into cast iron. The cast iron was . . . Map (db m140661) HM
43New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Clinton — Dunham's Mill
On Lower Center Street, on the left when traveling north.
This Historic structure, known as Dunham's Mill, was built in 1837 and now houses the Hunterdon Art Center. Milling on this site dates back to 1751, and the present mill was in operation until 1951. The building and its site on the South . . . Map (db m57080) HM
44New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Clinton — Four Corners
On Center Street at Leigh Street, on the right when traveling west on Center Street.
Until 1930 this intersection was the turn-off point for west-bound motorists who opted to drive northward to avoid the Jugtown Mtn. grades toward Phillipsburg and Easton.Map (db m45880) HM
45New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Clinton — Gen. George W. Taylor
On Center Street, on the right when traveling west.
Born in High Bridge in 1808 to the iron-making family, he lived in Clinton. Hunterdon's only Civil War general. Killed in 1862 at Manassas, Va. while leading the 1st NJ Brigade. Buried west of the church.Map (db m18182) HM
46New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Clinton — General George W. Taylor
On Center Street, on the right when traveling west.
George William Taylor of Clinton was commissioned Colonel, Third NJ Volunteer Infantry Regiment on 4 June 1861. The Third Regiment was part of the NJ First Brigade (1,1,V1) under the command of General Phil Kearny. Taylor succeeded Kearny as . . . Map (db m18268) HM
47New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Clinton — Hunterdon Historical Museumaka "The Red Mill"
On Main Street, on the left when traveling east.
Red Mill ca. 1810. Processed wool, plaster, grist, talc, graphite. Once generated electricity. Limestone quarry mined from early 1800's to 1963.Map (db m52939) HM
48New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Clinton — Hunterdon Museum Of Art
On Main Street, on the left when traveling east.
1837 grist mill ground various products until 1952 when it became a cultural center. Presents visual arts exhibitions and education programs.Map (db m16628) HM
49New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Clinton — Irish Town
On Halstead Street, on the right when traveling north.
In the mid to late 1800s, Halstead Street was known as "Irish Town" because of the large community of Irish Immigrants who lived here. This tight-knit Irish Catholic community was anchored by the Mulligan family, originally from Belturbet, County . . . Map (db m103071) HM
50New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Clinton — Landsdown TrailThe Clinton Branch of the Lehigh Valley Railroad
Near W. Main Street, on the right when traveling east.
Completed in 1882 by the Lehigh Valley Railroad, this 1.8 mile rail line, known as the Clinton Branch, provided passenger service that ran 10 times a day between 6 A.M. and 7 P.M. A small train with a steam locomotive and a single passenger car . . . Map (db m32786) HM
51New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Clinton — Lime Kilns
Near Quarry Road.
There were lime kilns on this site as early as 1781. When limestone was fired, the resulting chemical change produced a powder which was used for fertilizer, whitewash and sanitation.Map (db m63100) HM
52New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Clinton — Minisink Trail
On Leigh Street at Center Street, on the left when traveling south on Leigh Street.
This point marks the intersection of the upper and lower Minisink Trails connector used by Lenape for travel and trade between the Delaware and Raritan Rivers.Map (db m45882) HM
53New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Clinton — Mulligan Quarry
Near Quarry Road.
The limestone quarry site was operated continuously by members of the Mulligan family, who either owned or leased the property for 115 years. James Mulligan and his brothers, Francis, Patrick and Terrance, emigrated from County Caven, Ireland and . . . Map (db m63099) HM
54New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Clinton — Music Hall
On W. Main Street (New Jersey Route 173), on the right when traveling east.
1890 structure included 300-seat theater and two offices. Hosted variety acts in 1880’s, then live touring shows until 1904. Opened briefly in mid-1960’s and 1970’s.Map (db m16625) HM
55New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Clinton — Red Mill Museum Village
Near W. Main Street at Quarry Road, on the right when traveling west.
In the 1700s, families chose to settle along the banks of the South Branch of the Raritan River, a place that would become the town of Clinton. The river nourished crops and provided water power, which made the town a center for local industry. . . . Map (db m140660) HM
56New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Clinton — Red Mill Museum Village
On Main Street at Quarry Road when traveling north on Main Street.
The Red Mill Circa 1810, over the years processed wool, grist, talc, plaster, and graphite. Its river water power also later generated electricity. Its limestone quarry here was mined from the 1800s up until 1963.Map (db m178444) HM
57New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Clinton — Schoolhouse
Near Quarry Road.
This 1860 frame schoolhouse stood near St Thomas' Church in Alexandria Township. It remained open until 1921. In 1974, the building was moved to the Clinton Historical Museum grounds.Map (db m63101) HM
58New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Clinton — Tenant House
Near Quarry Road.
This 19th century two family dwelling housed Mulligan employees and families. The house had no plumbing, water or electricity. Window panes often cracked and broke from dynamite blasting in the quarry. Laundry drying outside was soiled from quarry . . . Map (db m63102) HM
59New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Clinton — Tenant HouseRed Mill Museum Village
Near W. Main Street at Quarry Road, on the right when traveling west.
This simple two-family dwelling, built in 1859, served the modest needs of many generations of quarry worker families. Although life in the quarry was hard, living conditions were typical of those accepted by most unskilled workers in the . . . Map (db m140750) HM
60New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Clinton — The Great Clinton Fire
On Main Street, on the right when traveling east.
Commemorating the Great Clinton Fire October 30, 1891 100 Year AnniversaryMap (db m57643) HM
61New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Clinton — The Lime KilnsRed Mill Museum Village
Near W. Main Street at Quarry Road, on the right when traveling west.
The Mulligan Quarry was a low-tech operation where burning and sorting limestone was hard and dirty work. At the Mulligan Quarry, pieces of limestone were broken and sorted at the stone crusher and screen house. The crushed stone was used as . . . Map (db m140749) HM
62New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Clinton — The Log CabinRed Mill Museum Village
Near W. Main Street near Quarry Road, on the right when traveling west.
The cabin is typical of many of the simple dwellings built by early settlers using only the materials and skills they had at hand. Construction of the cabin was begun in 1976 as a special project commemorating the Bicentennial. It was modeled . . . Map (db m140753) HM
63New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Clinton — The MillRed Mill Museum Village
Near W. Main Street at Quarry Road, on the right when traveling west.
The iconic Red Mill has served the surrounding community for over 200 years: wool was woven here from 1810-1834, grain was ground here from 1834-1901, and finally graphite and talc powder was processed here from 1901-1928. In 1960, the Mill was . . . Map (db m140659) HM
64New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Clinton — The MulligansRed Mill Museum Village
Near W. Main Street at Quarry Road, on the right when traveling west.
Altogether, the various members of the Mulligan family operated the quarry for over 115 years, employing family as well as outside laborers, many who also emigrated from Ireland. Francis, Patrick, and Terrence Mulligan arrived in Clinton . . . Map (db m140656) HM
65New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Clinton — The QuarryRed Mill Museum Village
Near W. Main Street at Quarry Road, on the right when traveling west.
The quarry was a dirty and dangerous place to work where for years most of the work was done with hand tools and black powder. The natural mineral wealth of the Clinton area includes a calcite rock that is called dolomite limestone. This . . . Map (db m140655) HM
66New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Clinton — Town of Clinton, New Jersey
On Leigh Street, on the right when traveling north.
Once Hunts Mills. Site of saw, grist and oil mills. Re-named Clinton in 1828 honouring Governor DeWitt Clinton, sponsor of the Erie Canal. Incorporated 1865.Map (db m16629) HM
67New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Clinton Township — Camp Buck
On Camp Buck Road, on the right when traveling east.
Boy scout camp 1938-1974. Named for Samuel Buck (1874-1937), first High Bridge Troop 149 Scoutmaster & V.P. of Taylor-Wharton Iron & Steel Co.Map (db m55268) HM
68New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Clover Hill, Raritan Township — The Province LineWelcome to the Province of West Jersey
On Clover Hill Road at Amwell Road, on the right when traveling north on Clover Hill Road.
In 1688, George Keith, Surveyor General, established The Boundary of East and West Jersey. Beginning at Little Egg Harbor, The line extended to the South Branch of the Raritan River. Today it remains the boundary between Raritan Township and . . . Map (db m31957) HM
69New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Cokesbury — Cokesbury Methodist Episcopal Church
On Cokesbury Road, on the right when traveling north.
A pure example of Greek Revival architecture, erected in 1851. Seven other early churches in nearby counties use this basic design.Map (db m16672) HM
70New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Copper Hill — Copper Mines
On U.S. 202-31 at milepost 9.6, on the right when traveling south.
By 1816 copper ore was found here, and north towards Flemington. The mining craze lasted through 1865. It was never profitable, but gave Copper Hill its name.Map (db m60787) HM
71New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Croton — Dr. James Pyatt1784 - 1864
On County Route 579 near Plum Brook Road, on the right when traveling south.
Dr. James Pyatt (1784-1864) operated the Upper Boars Head Tavern on this site from 1805-1839. He farmed extensive holdings in the area and practised medicine as well as making the rounds of his patients on horseback. His son, King, kept the tavern . . . Map (db m20167) HM
72New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Delaware Township — Revolutionary War Encampments
On Sandy Ridge - Mount Airy Road, on the right when traveling south.
Oct 6-7, 1777 New England Regiments camped nearby en route to reinforce Washington's Army near Philadelphia.

June 20-23, 1778 The 12,000 man Continental Army camped in this area above Alexauken Creek prior to the Battle of Monmouth.Map (db m74723) HM

73New Jersey, Hunterdon County, East Amwell — Upper Argillite Alley
On New Jersey Route 31 at milepost 13.6,, 0.4 miles east of County Route 579, on the right when traveling south.
Lenape Tribes used the abundant Hunterdon mineral for arrowheads and tools. One of their trade routes, later the Easton-Trenton Road, ran southwards toward Sanhican (Trenton).Map (db m59401) HM
74New Jersey, Hunterdon County, East Amwell — Wertsville (Weart's Corner)
On Wertsville Road at Lindbergh Road, on the right when traveling west on Wertsville Road.
Named after the Werts (Wearts) family and listed on National, State, and Twp. Registers of Historic Places. A log schoolhouse was built in 1747 in Wertsville District. Post Office established 1854.Map (db m161221) HM
75New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Everittstown — Everittstown
On County Route 513 at County Route 519, on the right when traveling east on County Route 513.
Originally called Everitts Mill, the village once comprised of a mill, post office, schoolhouse, tavern, blacksmiths shop, tailor shop, two storehouses, and approximately 25 dwellings situated on the Nishisakawick Creek. Founded in 1759.Map (db m55266) HM
76New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Everittstown — Everittstown
On County Route 519 at Mount Pleasant Road, on the right on County Route 519.
Known as Everitts Mills by 1759, then Everittstown by 1816. A post office served the town from 1848 until 1912, also a blacksmith shop, stores, a tailor, the grist and oil mill, plus the old tavern.Map (db m71544) HM
77New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Fairmount — 19th Century Lime Kiln
On Old Turnpike Road (County Route 517), on the right when traveling south.
Here farmers burned limestone which was crushed into powder and spread on fields to "sweeten the soil."Map (db m16589) HM
78New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Fairmount — Fairmount Presbyterian Church
On Old Turnpike Road (County Route 517) south of Beacon Light Road, on the right when traveling south.
Founded in 1727, the congregation was originally German Reformed. First a log building. A series of larger structures followed. Present building erected in 1851 and remodeled in 1902.Map (db m16933) HM
79New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Finesville — Finesville Dam
On Mount Joy Road, on the right when traveling north.
A man-made dam has been continuously harnessing the Musconetcong River at this location for over 250 years, influencing the settlement of the region and providing visitors and residents of Finesville with a connection to its historical origins as an . . . Map (db m89614) HM
80New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Flemington — Adam Bellis Homestead
On Kuhl Road, on the right when traveling east.
Bellis built a log cabin on the bluff above river ca. 1740 among Indian camps. Parts of the present house date from late 1700s.Map (db m31958) HM
81New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Flemington — Bonetown
On Bonetown Road, on the right when traveling south.
A neighborhood south of Croton. Got its name through legend of a chicken stealing family that lived there. When forced to move "Great" piles of chicken bones remained at this site.Map (db m22487) HM
82New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Flemington — Buchanan's Tavern
On Sergeantsville Flemington Road (County Route 523), on the right.
Owned by John Buchanan from 1774 to 1813. From 1813 to 1846, the second Buchanan's Tavern was operated across the road. It was known as Trout's Tavern until it closed around 1855.Map (db m73841) HM
83New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Flemington — Civil WarMajor Lambert Boeman
On North Main Street, 0.1 miles north of East Main Street, on the right when traveling north.
Major Lambert Boeman of the 15th NJ Infantry is buried here just to the east. He was killed at Cedar Creek, VA in October of 1864 while in command of the 10th NJ.Map (db m72696) HM
84New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Flemington — Copper Ore
On Mine Street just east of Shields Ave., on the right when traveling east.
Found here and south towards the area of Copper Hill as early as 1816. Mining craze lasted 50 years, but limited amounts of ore never allowed commercial success.Map (db m33205) HM
85New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Flemington — Fleming Castlea.k.a. Samuel Fleming House
On Bonnell Street, on the right when traveling west.
The first house in the village, built by Samuel Fleming 1756. This tablet is erected by Colonel Lowrey Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution, May 28, 1906.Map (db m33207) HM
86New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Flemington — Flemington Egg Auction
On Park Avenue, on the right when traveling south.
The country’s first, and, at one time, the largest, cooperative egg auction. Operated here from 1932 until the death of the egg business in the 1960s.Map (db m16682) HM
87New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Flemington — Flemington Fairgrounds
On New Jersey Route 31, 0.1 miles north of Walter E. Foran Blvd., on the right when traveling north.
Site of the County's second longest continuously operated agricultural fair from 1865 until moved in 2001 to county property below Ringoes. Also the site of the renowned 5/8 mile oval Flemington Speedway 1910-2002.Map (db m62382) HM
88New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Flemington — Flemington Public Library
On Maple Street at Main Street, on the right when traveling east on Maple Street.
Original portion of the building erected with the generous bequest made January 6, 1906 by Dr. William H. Bartles. Land for the building donated by a devoted friend of the library, Hiram E. Deats. Library building enlarged in 1939.Map (db m19525) HM
89New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Flemington — Flemington Raid
On U.S. 202 at milepost 8, on the right when traveling north.
Near here British cavalry were routed by Capt. John Schenck's militia Dec. 1776. British Geary was killed and buried on field.Map (db m182796) HM
90New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Flemington — Flemington Railroad Company
On Church Street, on the left when traveling north.
Opened 1854. First of town’s three lines connected to the Bel-Del at Lambertville. Station house c1858.Map (db m16688) HM
91New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Flemington — Fulper Family Residences
On Mine St., on the left when traveling west.
The houses at #20 & #24 Mine St. were home to members of the Fulper family during the 19th & early 20th centuries. During the 1910s, a house at #26 was moved to Park Ave. & #24 was moved about 30' west to accommodate factory expansion & construction . . . Map (db m78411) HM
92New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Flemington — Fulper House
On Mine Street, on the left when traveling west.
Home of Fulper Pottery President William Hill Fulper II & his wife, the former Eta Pearce. Originally built in the early 1800s, the home was completely remodeled in 1924 in the Mediterranean Villa style. It was decorated inside with hundreds of . . . Map (db m78412) HM
93New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Flemington — Fulper Pottery Factory #1
On Mine Street near Park Avenue, on the right when traveling east.
The Hill Pottery Company, founded by Samuel Hill, began manufacturing earthenware products at this site in 1814. By 1860, the company had been purchased by Abram Fulper and became known as Fulper Pottery. On September 19, 1929, a fire of electrical . . . Map (db m19524) HM
94New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Flemington — Historic WoodlotKase Farm
On New Jersey Route 12, on the right when traveling west.
These stately trees, mostly White Oak (Quercus alba), are living remnants of the land owned and farmed by Jacob Kase (Case) who came in 1732 from what is now Germany. Some of these trees may date to the 18th century. This stand of trees was bisected . . . Map (db m92245) HM
95New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Flemington — Hunterdon County Holocaust Memorial
On Capner Street, on the right when traveling west.
געדענק (Yiddish: Remember) Remember the 6,000,000 who perished during the Nazi Holocaust 1934-1945 לא תשכח (Hebrew: Do not forget) Bergen-Belsen Buchenwald . . . Map (db m101358) HM
96New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Flemington — Kase Homestead
On New Jersey Route 12 at Mine Street, on the right when traveling west on State Route 12.
Johann Kase purchased land from Penn family 1738. Built a log cabin with help of Chief Tuccamigan’s tribe. Stone mansion house built ca. 1798.Map (db m16690) HM
97New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Flemington — Law Office
On Main Street, on the right when traveling south.
Samuel Southard, U.S. Senator, N.J. Governor, & Sec. of Navy, erected this building in 1811. Office of Gov. Vroom, 1817-1819 & Alexander Wurts, 1820-1881. Redesigned in the Greek Revival style by Mahlon Fisher in 1840.Map (db m30950) HM
98New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Flemington — Lehigh Valley Railroad
On N. Main Street, on the left when traveling north.
In 1884 a shuttle line opened from this station out to the mainline. Passengers travelled via “The Dinkie.”Map (db m16684) HM
99New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Flemington — Log Cabin & Ground Hog KilnHistoric Flemington
On Stangl Road.
James Teague, of North Carolina's Teague family of potters, hand threw Stangl's stoneware pottery here from Spring of 1941 until shortly after the attack on Pearl Harbor & America's entry into World War II in late December of the same year. During . . . Map (db m63556) HM
100New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Flemington — Oak Grove SchoolSchool #10
On New Jersey Route 31, on the right when traveling north.
This was the original site of an 1802 Log Schoolhouse. The current structure was built in 1854, and served Raritan Township as a One-Room Schoolhouse until 1949. Used as an office for The Flemington Fair and Carnival Association.Map (db m30949) HM

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Feb. 4, 2023