“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Blairstown, New Jersey

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Belvidere is the county seat for Warren County
Blairstown is in Warren County
      Warren County (122)  
      Hunterdon County (364)  
      Morris County (392)  
      Sussex County (91)  
      Bucks County, Pennsylvania (253)  
      Monroe County, Pennsylvania (92)  
      Northampton County, Pennsylvania (244)  
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1New Jersey (Warren County), Blairstown — Blair AcademyNational Register of Historic Places
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 InteriorMap (db m150377) HM
2New Jersey (Warren County), Blairstown — Blairstown Historic District
. . . Map (db m97778) HM
3New Jersey (Warren County), Blairstown — Blairstown Hotel39 Main Street — 1838-1957 —
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
4New Jersey (Warren County), Blairstown — Branigan’s Pharmacy
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
5New Jersey (Warren County), Blairstown — Dr. John C. Johnson Residence
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
6New Jersey (Warren County), Blairstown — First Methodist Episcopal ChurchOld Academy Drive
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
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7New Jersey (Warren County), Blairstown — First Presbyterian Church of Blairstown
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
8New Jersey (Warren County), Blairstown — Flatiron Building
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
9New Jersey (Warren County), Blairstown — Memorial HallCompleted in 1952
Home to the Scribner Library and a memorial to the Blair Alumni who died in service to their country. Renovated and then rededicated on June 13, 1998 as the Timken Library.Map (db m150378) HM WM
10New Jersey (Warren County), Blairstown — Old Academy(Blairstown Presbyterial Academy)
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
11New Jersey (Warren County), Blairstown — Roy’s Hall
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
12New Jersey (Warren County), Blairstown — Simeon Cooke Residence
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
13New Jersey (Warren County), Blairstown — The Mill
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
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14New Jersey (Warren County), Blairstown — The Old MillBuilt in 1825 Reported missing
. . . Map (db m21468) HM
15New Jersey (Warren County), Blairstown — The Rainbow Confectionery
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
16New Jersey (Warren County), Blairstown — The Water Works
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
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Dec. 10, 2022