“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 Bridgewater, 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;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Somerset County, NJ (164) Hunterdon County, NJ (363) Mercer County, NJ (290) Middlesex County, NJ (261) Morris County, NJ (391) Union County, NJ (117)  SomersetCounty(164) Somerset County (164)  HunterdonCounty(363) Hunterdon County (363)  MercerCounty(290) Mercer County (290)  MiddlesexCounty(261) Middlesex County (261)  MorrisCounty(391) Morris County (391)  UnionCounty(117) Union County (117)
Somerville is the county seat for Somerset County
Bridgewater is in Somerset County
      Somerset County (164)  
      Hunterdon County (363)  
      Mercer County (290)  
      Middlesex County (261)  
      Morris County (391)  
      Union County (117)  
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1New Jersey (Somerset County), Bridgewater — 1777 Encampment
The Continental Army camped here from May 28 to July 2, 1777. Advance units were on the slopes facing the Raritan Valley.Map (db m21852) HM
2New Jersey (Somerset County), Bridgewater — Bridgewater Township Historic Monument
[Plaque #1] Early History The Lenni Lenape Indians settled along the Raritan River, utilizing the river for food and transportation, while cultivating the flood plains by planting corn and a variety of other crops. Heavy barges . . . Map (db m49974) HM
3New Jersey (Somerset County), Bridgewater — Derrick Van Veghten HouseCirca 1725
The house stands on its original site over looking the Raritan River. The land was once part of an 834 acre plantation that Derrick’s father, Michael, purchased in 1697. Derrick, who was born here in 1699, was a prosperous farmer, respected member . . . Map (db m60362) HM
4New Jersey (Somerset County), Bridgewater — Jacob Vosseller HouseCirca 1753
18th century home and General Store of Jacob Vosseller. 19th century Stage Coach Inn and Tavern known as Allen Inn.Map (db m33196) HM
5New Jersey (Somerset County), Bridgewater — Persian Gulf War
Dedicated May 1998 This Plaque is Dedicated to the Men and Women Who Served Honorably During the Persian Gulf War Martinsville Memorial VFW Post 6588Map (db m191173) WM
6New Jersey (Somerset County), Bridgewater — Philip Van Horne HouseCirca 1750
In the predawn darkness of April 13th, 1777, British General Cornwallis led a four-pronged attack on the American garrison at Bound Brook. General Benjamin Lincoln, who was a guest at the Van Horne House, barely escaped capture. Following the . . . Map (db m99260) HM
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7New Jersey (Somerset County), Bridgewater — Washington’s Route from Princeton to Morristown
By this route Washington with his army retired after his victory at Princeton Jan. 1777. Erected by Gen. Frelinghuysen Chapter D.A.R. Map (db m33183) HM
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Oct. 5, 2022