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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 (164) Hunterdon County, NJ (364) Mercer County, NJ (427) Middlesex County, NJ (289) Morris County, NJ (392) Union County, NJ (117)  SomersetCounty(164) Somerset County (164)  HunterdonCounty(364) Hunterdon County (364)  MercerCounty(427) Mercer County (427)  MiddlesexCounty(289) Middlesex County (289)  MorrisCounty(392) Morris County (392)  UnionCounty(117) Union County (117)
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1New Jersey, Somerset County, Basking Ridge — “George” 2001
On Morristown Road (U.S. 202) 0.2 miles north of N Maple Avenue, on the left when traveling south.
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
On N Finley Avenue (County Route 613), on the right when traveling south.
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
On N Maple Avenue, on the right when traveling north.
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
On East Oak Street, on the right when traveling west.
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
On Conkling Street, on the right when traveling south.
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
On Collyer Lane near South Finley Avenue, on the right when traveling west.
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
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7New Jersey, Somerset County, Basking Ridge — Bernards Township War Memorial
On Maple Avenue, on the right when traveling east.
In Honor of All Who Served Our CountryMap (db m18232) WM
8New Jersey, Somerset County, Basking Ridge — Bernards Township War Memorial1917 - 1918           1941 - 1945
On S Finley Avenue at Oak Street, on the left when traveling north on S Finley Avenue.
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
On S Maple Avenue at E Oak Street, on the right when traveling north on S Maple Avenue.
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
On King George Road, on the right when traveling north.
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
Near King George Road, on the right when traveling north.
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
Near King George Road (County Route 651).
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
On S Maple Avenue at Lord Stirling Road, on the left when traveling south on S Maple Avenue.
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
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14New Jersey, Somerset County, Basking Ridge — Lord Stirling ManorBrick Outbuildings
Near Lord Stirling Road, on the right when traveling west.
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
On N Maple Avenue at Madisonville Road, on the right when traveling south on N Maple Avenue.
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
On South Finley Avenue at Colonial Drive, on the right when traveling south on South Finley Avenue.
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
On Lord Stirling Road, on the right when traveling east.
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 - 1945Map (db m36367) HM
18New Jersey, Somerset County, Basking Ridge — Southard Park
Near North Maple Avenue.
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
On Oak Street, on the right when traveling west.
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 . . . Map (db m18305) HM
20New Jersey, Somerset County, Basking Ridge — Washington’s Route from Princeton to Morristown
On N Maple Avenue at Madisonville Road, on the right when traveling north on N Maple Avenue.
By this route Washington with his army retired to Morristown after his victory at Princeton January – 1777 -------------- Erected by the D-A-RMap (db m8902) HM
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21New Jersey, Somerset County, Basking Ridge — William ChildsTo The Memory of — 1865 - 1938 —
On Childs Road, on the right when traveling north.
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 Hillside Avenue at Steeple Chase Court, on the right when traveling north on Hillside Avenue.
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
On Stone Run Road.
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
On Main Street (New Jersey Route 202) near Elm Street, on the right when traveling north.
(See Markers Below)Map (db m90138) WM
25New Jersey, Somerset County, Bedminster — Great War Heroes
On Cowperthwaite Road, on the right when traveling south.
"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
On Cowperthwaite Road, on the right when traveling south.
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
On Burnt Mills Road (County Route 620) 0.2 miles west of U.S. Route 206 (U.S. 206), on the right when traveling west.
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
On Lamington Road, on the right when traveling west.
Built About 1740. Rebuilt 1826. Front Added 1854.Map (db m19599) HM
29New Jersey, Somerset County, Bedminster — The Jacobus Vanderveer House
On U.S. 202/206, on the right when traveling south.
Pre-Revolutionary Dutch Farmhouse Built c. 1760. Headquarters of General Henry Knox During The 1778-1779 Winter Encampment Of The Continental Army Near PluckeminMap (db m16983) HM
30New Jersey, Somerset County, Bedminster — The Jacobus Vanderveer House
Near Business U.S. 202/206, on the right when traveling south.
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
On Old Dutch Road East.
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
On Pond Hill Road, on the right when traveling south.
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
Near Jockey Hollow Road, on the left when traveling south.
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
Near Jockey Hollow Road, on the left when traveling south.
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
On U.S. 202, on the right when traveling north.
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
On Mine Brook Road (New Jersey Route 202) at Quimby Lane, on the right when traveling east on Mine Brook Road.
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
On New Jersey Route 202, on the right when traveling north.
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
On Hardscrabble Road, on the right when traveling north.
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
On Mine Brook Road (U.S. 202) at Quimby Lane, on the right when traveling east on Mine Brook Road.
“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
On Morristown Road (U.S. 202), on the right when traveling west.
By this route Washington with his army retired to Morristown after his victory at Princeton January – 1777 -------------- Erected by the D-A-RMap (db m166024) HM
41New Jersey, Somerset County, Blackwells Mills — Blackwells Mills Canal House
On Canal Road.
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
On Blawenberg - Belle Mead Road, on the right when traveling south.
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
On Railroad Avenue east of S Main Street, on the right when traveling east.
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
On E High Street, on the left when traveling south.
[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
On East High Street at Hamilton Street on East High Street.
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
On E High Street, on the left when traveling south.
Dedicated to the memory of our fallen comrades of the World War. Giles – Biondi Post #63Map (db m39973) HM
47New Jersey, Somerset County, Bound Brook — June of 1777
Near Chimney Rock Road, on the right when traveling north.
George Washington and his army were encamped along the Middle Brook in the Watchung Mountains in June 1777 when Congress adopted the Stars and Stripes to be the official flag of the United States of America, thus originating Bridgewater's claim to . . . Map (db m203935) HM
48New Jersey, Somerset County, Bound Brook — MiddlebrookEnigma of the British Army
On Middlebrook Road, on the left when traveling east.
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
49New Jersey, Somerset County, Bound Brook — Old Stone Bridge
On Railroad Avenue east of S Main Street, on the right when traveling east.
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
50New Jersey, Somerset County, Bound Brook — The Council Oak
On East Maple Avenue.
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
51New Jersey, Somerset County, Bound Brook — The Frelinghuysen Tavern
On East Main Street east of Mountain Avenue.
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
52New Jersey, Somerset County, Bound Brook — The Presbyterian Church at Bound Brook1896 - 2013
On East Union Avenue at Mountain Avenue on East Union Avenue.
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
53New Jersey, Somerset County, Bound Brook — Thirteen Star Flag
On Middlebrook Road, on the left when traveling east. Reported missing.
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
54New Jersey, Somerset County, Bound Brook — Van Horn Plaza
On E Main Street at Hamilton Street, on the right when traveling east on E Main Street.
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
55New Jersey, Somerset County, Bound Brook — War Memorial
On Vosseller Avenue at West 2nd Street on Vosseller Avenue.
In grateful memory to these and those unknown who have died so that we may live.Map (db m76571) WM
56New Jersey, Somerset County, Bound Brook — Washington Camp Ground
On Middlebrook Road at Cedarcrest Road, on the left when traveling north on Middlebrook Road. Reported missing.
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
57New Jersey, Somerset County, Branchburg — Bodine - Carkhuff HouseA Dutch - American Farmhouse
On Case Road just west of Acorn Lane, on the right when traveling west.
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
58New Jersey, Somerset County, Branchburg — Branchburg Veterans Memorial
On Old York Road near New Jersey Route 202, on the right when traveling north.
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
59New Jersey, Somerset County, Branchburg — South Branch School
On South Branch Road at Studdiford Drive, on the left when traveling north on South Branch Road.
Erected 1874 Restored by Branchburg Township Tercentenary Comm. J. Fred Baer, Chairman 1964Map (db m16992) HM
60New Jersey, Somerset County, Bridgewater — 1777 Encampment
On Chimney Rock Road at Gilbride Road, on the right when traveling north on Chimney Rock Road.
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
61New Jersey, Somerset County, Bridgewater — Bridgewater Township Historic Monument
On Commons Way, on the right when traveling north.
[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
62New Jersey, Somerset County, Bridgewater — Derrick Van Veghten HouseCirca 1725
On Van Veghten Drive, 0.3 miles west of Finderne Avenue (County Route 633), on the left when traveling west.
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
63New Jersey, Somerset County, Bridgewater — Jacob Vosseller HouseCirca 1753
On Foothill Road near Allen Road, on the right when traveling north.
18th century home and General Store of Jacob Vosseller. 19th century Stage Coach Inn and Tavern known as Allen Inn.Map (db m33196) HM
64New Jersey, Somerset County, Bridgewater — Persian Gulf War
Near Chimney Rock Road (County Route 525) south of Loft Drive, on the right when traveling north.
This plaque is dedicated to the men and women who served honorably during the Persian Gulf WarMap (db m191173) WM
65New Jersey, Somerset County, Bridgewater — Philip Van Horne HouseCirca 1750
On Main Street (County Route 533) 0.2 miles east of Prominade Boulevard (County Route 683), on the right when traveling west.
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
66New Jersey, Somerset County, Bridgewater — Washington’s Route from Princeton to Morristown
On Foothill Road at Allen Road, on the right when traveling north on Foothill Road.
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
67New 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
68New Jersey, Somerset County, Far Hills — Far Hills StationDate 1914 — L.R. Simpson, Architect —
On New Jersey Route 202, on the left when traveling north.
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
69New Jersey, Somerset County, Far Hills — Far Hills War Monument
On Peapack Road at Prospect Street, on the right when traveling north on Peapack Road.
(See Markers Below)Map (db m90139) WM
70New Jersey, Somerset County, Far Hills — Moggy HollowA Glacial Relic
Near Layton Road, on the right when traveling east.
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
71New Jersey, Somerset County, Far Hills — Moses Craig Lime Kilns
On Main Steet (County Route 512) north of Blair Drive, on the right when traveling north.
The two lime kilns were built by local landowner Moses Craig circa 1860. For many years the kilns were the largest local producer of burnt lime used for agricultural fertilizer. They ceased production circa 1934. The site is list on the National . . . Map (db m171715) HM
72New Jersey, Somerset County, Far Hills — Purvis James Boatwright Jr."P.J." — 1927 - 1991 —
Near Far Hills Road, on the right when traveling east.
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
73New Jersey, Somerset County, Franklin Twp — William L. Hutcheson Memorial ForestNational Natural Landmark
Near Amwell Rd (County Route 514).
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
74New Jersey, Somerset County, Green Brook — Washington Rock
Near Washington Avenue near Rock Road, on the right when traveling north.
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
75New Jersey, Somerset County, Green Brook — Washington RockWashington Rock State Park
On Washington Avenue, on the right when traveling north.
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
76New Jersey, Somerset County, Green Brook — Washington Rock
On Rock Road East close to Washington Avenue (County Route 529), on the left when traveling west.
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
77New Jersey, Somerset County, Griggstown — Griggstown Bridge Tender’s Station
On Griggstown Causeway at Canal Road, on the left when traveling west on Griggstown Causeway.
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
78New Jersey, Somerset County, Griggstown — Historic River Road and River Crossing
On Griggstown Causeway just east of Millstone River Road, on the left when traveling west.
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
79New Jersey, Somerset County, Griggstown — Washington’s Route from Princeton
On Canal Road, on the right when traveling north.
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
80New Jersey, Somerset County, Harlingen — Harlingen Road BridgeOver Fox Brook
On Dutchtown - Harlingen Road (County Route 604), on the right when traveling east.
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
81New Jersey, Somerset County, Hillsborough — General Frederick Frelinghuysen MemorialVan Nest Burying Ground aka Frelinghuysen Burying Ground
On Millstone River Road.
In memory of Gen. Frederick Frelinghuysen 1760-1804 of Revolutionary fame who is buried within these wall.Map (db m94090) WM
82New Jersey, Somerset County, Hillsborough — Thomas P. Huff Farmstead
On Wertsville Road, 0 miles east of Montgomery Road, on the right when traveling west.
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
83New Jersey, Somerset County, Kingston — Kate McFarlane and Josephine SwannWomen’s Heritage Trail
On Kingston Rocky Hill Road (County Route 603), on the left when traveling north.
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
84New Jersey, Somerset County, Kingston — Kingston Cemetery
On Main Street (New Jersey Route 27) at Church Street, on the right when traveling west on Main Street.
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
85New Jersey, Somerset County, Kingston — 26 — Kingston Presbyterian ChurchAmerican Presbyterian and Reformed Historical Site
Near Main Street (New Jersey Route 27) at Church Street, on the right when traveling west.
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
86New Jersey, Somerset County, Kingston — Kingston Revolutionary War Soldiers
Near Main Street (New Jersey Route 27) at Church Street, on the right when traveling west.
In memory of the Soldiers of Kingston who fought bravely for our Independence.Map (db m97671) HM
87New Jersey, Somerset County, Kingston — Rockingham
On Kingston Rocky Hill Road, on the left when traveling north.
George Washington’s Headquarters 1783Map (db m33222) HM
88New Jersey, Somerset County, Kingston — Washington’s Route from Princeton to Morristown
On Main Street (New Jersey Route 27) at Church Street, on the right when traveling west on Main Street.
By this route Washington with his army retired to Morristown after his victory at Princeton January – 1777Map (db m33184) HM
89New Jersey, Somerset County, Liberty Corner — "We're Coming Up Behind You"September 11 Memorial — Liberty Corner Fire Company —
On Church Street, on the right when traveling west.
The plaques on the monument document communications among firemen in the World Traded Center on September 11, 2001 as they made their way up the stairway of the south tower. From bottom to top 9:25 a.m. Ladder 15 Irons: Just got a report. . . . Map (db m47175) WM
90New Jersey, Somerset County, Liberty Corner — A Place To RememberBernards Township 9-11 Memorial
Near Liberty Corner Road.
A tribute to life, lives lost and lives changed forever. September 11, 2001Map (db m21972) HM
91New Jersey, Somerset County, Liberty Corner — Bernards Township WWI & WWII Memorial
On Church Street at Valley Road, in the median on Church Street.
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
92New Jersey, Somerset County, Liberty Corner — Chief Philip KoechleinLiberty Corner Fire Company Headquarters
Near Liberty Corner Road, on the right when traveling west.
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
93New Jersey, Somerset County, Liberty Corner — French Army Encampment
On Valley Road, on the right when traveling south.
General Rochambeau's troops camped here in August 1781 en route to the Battle of Yorktown.Map (db m20152) HM
94New Jersey, Somerset County, Liberty Corner — The Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route
On Valley Road just south of Church Street, on the right when traveling south.
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
95New Jersey, Somerset County, Lyons — Lyons StationDate: 1931
Near Lyons Place.
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
96New Jersey, Somerset County, Lyons — Vail FamilyBasking Ridge Garden Club
On Stonehouse Road (County Route 613), on the right when traveling west.
Renewed and Dedicated April 27, 1990 A small burial ground on the site of the Daniel Vail Family FarmMap (db m101944) HM
97New Jersey, Somerset County, Manville — American Revolution Army Encampent
On South 9th Avenue at Camplain Road on South 9th Avenue.
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
98New Jersey, Somerset County, Manville — Continental Army Encampment1778-79
On Washington Avenue at 11th Street, on the left when traveling west on Washington Avenue.
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
99New Jersey, Somerset County, Manville — War Memorial
On Washington Avenue.
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
100New Jersey, Somerset County, Manville — Washington’s Route from Princeton
On Finderne Avenue (County Route 533), on the right when traveling north.
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

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