“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Califon, 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;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Hunterdon County, NJ (364) Mercer County, NJ (426) Morris County, NJ (392) Somerset County, NJ (164) Warren County, NJ (122) Bucks County, PA (253)  HunterdonCounty(364) Hunterdon County (364)  MercerCounty(426) Mercer County (426)  MorrisCounty(392) Morris County (392)  SomersetCounty(164) Somerset County (164)  WarrenCounty(122) Warren County (122)  BucksCountyPennsylvania(253) Bucks County (253)
Flemington is the county seat for Hunterdon County
Califon is in Hunterdon County
      Hunterdon County (364)  
      Mercer County (426)  
      Morris County (392)  
      Somerset County (164)  
      Warren County (122)  
      Bucks County, Pennsylvania (253)  
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1New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Califon — Califon
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
2New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Califon — Califon Methodist Episcopal Church
Congregation founded in 1867 in a building moved here from New Germantown (Oldwick). Present church built in 1891.Map (db m16706) HM
3New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Califon — Califon Veterans Monument
Dedicated to the memory of the Veterans of Califon who served our country so that freedom might prevail.Map (db m21810) HM
4New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Califon — Creamery Channel
Remnant of stone-lined channel below Demarest Creamery. Carried stream water as natural means of cleaning milk containers. Creamery est. 1903Map (db m97903) HM
5New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Califon — Mountain Farm
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
6New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Califon — The Califon StationThe High Bridge Branch of the Central Railroad of New Jersey
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
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7New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Califon — The Middle Valley Trap Rock & Mine CompanyTettertown Preserve
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
8New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Califon — The Railroad & The Vernoy QuarryThe High Bridge Branch of the Central Railroad of New Jersey
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
9New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Califon — The Teetertown MillTettertown Preserve
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
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Dec. 7, 2022