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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Flemington, New Jersey
Location of Flemington, New Jersey
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|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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|Near here British cavalry were routed by Capt. John
Schenck's militia Dec. 1776. British Geary was killed and buried on field. — — Map (db m60784) HM|
|Opened 1854. First of town’s three lines connected to the Bel-Del at Lambertville. Station house c1858. — — Map (db m16688) HM|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|געדענק (Yiddish: Remember)
who perished during the
Nazi Holocaust 1934-1945
לא תשכח (Hebrew: Do not forget)
Buchenwald . . . — — Map (db m101358) HM|
|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|
|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|
|In 1884 a shuttle line opened from this station out to the mainline. Passengers travelled via “The Dinkie.” — — Map (db m16684) HM|
|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|
|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|
|Early Lenape Indian trail; became a "Kings Highway" in 1764. Was main stage route between Philadelphia and New York. — — Map (db m62457) HM|
|The first confirmed burial here was 1794 concurrent with the erection of the church. It originally had a section for "colored and strangers" who were eventually honored with a 1999 monument. Today, it is the resting place of founding church members, . . . — — Map (db m83102) HM|
|Dedicated to all men and women wounded in all our wars. My stone is red for the blood they shed. The medal I bear is my country’s way to show they care. If I could be seen by all mankind maybe peace will come in my lifetime. — — Map (db m20037) HM|
|In tribute to these Raritan Twp. Firemen who have served and to those who have made the supreme sacrifice.
Dedicated 1975 — — Map (db m19192) HM|
|Built in 1760 for John Reading, Governor of New Jersey 1757 - 1758. Reading served 40 years on provincial council. — — Map (db m17248) HM|
|Home to Samuel Hill, who in 1814, with two partners, founded Hill Pottery, which operated at the corner of Main & Mine Streets in Flemington. Hill Pottery was purchased in 1858 by a nephew, Abram Fulper, who then changed the name to Fulper Pottery. . . . — — Map (db m42134) HM|
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|The site of homesteads settled early in the 1700's — — Map (db m17247) HM|
|The site of homesteads settled early in the 1700's — — Map (db m17353) HM|
|In 1864 provided Flemington’s second rail line.
Passenger station erected here. A turntable to the west reversed the locomotives. — — Map (db m16687) HM|
|This building Served as Fulper Pottery Company's factory #2 from 1924 until 1935. The three large kilns in this building are the last known commercial pottery kilns of this type in the State of New Jersey. In 1935 all manufacturing was transferred . . . — — Map (db m16831) HM|
|Lenape Chief Tuccamirgan helped early settler John Kase (Case) and his family survive the wilderness. Their respect for each other and the earth inspires all who walk here. — — Map (db m33208) HM|
|The former estate of Judge George K. Large, who willed it to the public in 1963. The buildings are gone, but the land is now a park and Green Acres area. — — Map (db m21263) HM|
[On Left Side of Marker:]
The Soldier Dog
I was trained to use my eyes to
watch and protect you from harm.
My ears to alert you of impending
danger like an alarm.
My keen sense of smell to detect
an enemy close at bay. . . . — — Map (db m19186) HM|