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Historical Markers and War Memorials in High Bridge, New Jersey
Location of High Bridge, New Jersey
► Hunterdon County (355) ► Mercer County (286) ► Morris County (377) ► Somerset County (160) ► Warren County (120) ► Bucks County, Pennsylvania (250)
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Honoring all U.S.
those residents of
that served and those
who died for their
country. — — Map (db m21805) HM|
|Home of Union Forge, maker of early farm equipment,
cannonballs for Continential Army. Factory, later known as Taylor Wharton ceased operations in 1971. — — Map (db m5039) HM|
| Columbia Trail – A 7-mile Hunterdon County Greenway, from the Borough of High Bridge, north to the Morris County line.
Opened in July of 1876, the High Bridge Branch was a busy railroad owned by the Central Railroad Company of New . . . — — Map (db m36999) HM|
On October 31, 1933, CCC Company 1268, S.P.-5, arrived at High Bridge, N.J., four years after former Governor Foster M. Voorhees donated his 325 acre farm, known as Hills Acres, to the State of New Jersey to become a park. . . . — — Map (db m16930) HM|
|The Union Forge Heritage Association welcomes you to Lake Solitude and Taylor Falls
With the depletion of natural resources that provided energy to power the adjacent Iron Works, Lake Solitude was constructed by the Taylor Iron and Steel . . . — — Map (db m37041) HM|
|In use from
C. 1730 - 1889
Supplied ore for
Solitude (Union) Forge
Ore made into cannonballs
for use of Revolutionary Army
William Allen and Joseph Turner
1742 - 1778
Robert Taylor and Family
1778 - 1863
Thomas Iron . . . — — Map (db m5044) HM|
|Constructed 1859-1865 for the Central Railroad of New Jersey, this 112 foot earthen embankment double arch culvert supports the original bridge from which the Borough of High Bridge is named. — — Map (db m5040) HM|
|Patriots imprisoned loyalist Pennsylvania Governor John Penn and Crown Supreme Court Justice Benjamin Chew here during the Revolutionary War. They named the place “Solitude.” — — Map (db m73998) HM|
Lake Solitude Dam (also known as the Taylor Dam) was constructed in 1858 across the South Branch of the Raritan River to provide hydro-power and hydro-electric power to Taylor Iron and Steel Company.
The original falls structure (spillway) was . . . — — Map (db m91857) HM|
|The Union Forge Heritage Association welcomes you to Solitude House
Solitude House started life as a classic Germanic style stone home in 1712 and was part of a 10,000 acre parcel of land that came to be part of the Union Iron Works. The . . . — — Map (db m37036) HM|
|The Union Forge Heritage Association welcomes you to Springside Farm
The 90 acre Springside Farm tract was originally owned and operated by Archibald Taylor, son of Robert Taylor who immigrated from Ireland in the 1750's. Beginning with Robert, . . . — — Map (db m37106) HM|
|St. Joseph Parish was formally established in 1880. Previously, the predominantly Irish immigrant congregation was part of St. Ann Church in Junction (now Hampton) and worshiped in a building on Church Street. St. Joseph Church has occupied this . . . — — Map (db m57162) HM|
|Taylor Iron & Steel Company
Was the center of the original 1742 Union Iron Works. Late 1800's push to rename High Bridge to "Tisco" failed. — — Map (db m36997) HM|
Taylor Wharton formed 1914.
Site of car wheel foundry
First YMCA - 1914 — — Map (db m5043) HM|
|Welsome to the Taylor Steelworkers Historic Greenway
Created by the Union Forge Heritage Association in 2010, the Greenway Trail traverses several of the most historically significant properties in the Borough of High Bridge and the State of New . . . — — Map (db m37104) HM|
|Taylor Wharton Iron and Steel Company 1742-1971
Standing together we have withstood the test of time
Oldest Iron and Steel Company in the United States
First Manganese Steel in the United States
Armaments for . . . — — Map (db m15015) HM|
|Founded in the 1740's, this landmark served as the town's inn and public meeting place for over 230 years until razed in 1979. — — Map (db m30633) HM|
|The most memorable train wreck in the history of the High Bridge Branch occurred on the morning of Saturday, April 18, 1885 when the central and southern spans of the 250' long Gorge Bridge (now called the Ken Lockwood Gorge Bridge) collapsed as a . . . — — Map (db m21806) HM|
|The Union Forge Heritage Association welcomes you to the TISCO Complex
The 28.3 acre TISCO Complex was once part of a 10,000 acre parcel of land owned by wealthy Philadelphia Investors William Allen and Joseph Turner who founded the Union Iron . . . — — Map (db m37048) HM|
| The Union Forge Heritage Association welcomes you to Union Forge
Union Iron Works was founded by William Allen, a Supreme Court justice in Philadelphia, and Joseph Turner, a sea Captain in 1742, as a business venture. Allen and Turner . . . — — Map (db m37043) HM|
|Constructed in 1890, this Carnegie Steel bridge served the Taylor Iron and Steel Company for 85 years. Restored by Union Forge Heritage Association and volunteers, this bridge was dedicated on July 17, 2010 as part of the Taylor Steelworkers . . . — — Map (db m68802) HM|
|Furnace produced iron ore for the Continental Army, cannon balls, farm implements. Forgemaster's house is stucco building on slope. The William B. Honachefsky Memorial Tract encompasses 64 Acres, abutting Union Furnace — — Map (db m92789) HM|
|Foster M. Voorhees, born in Clinton in 1856, served as the 37th & 39th governor of NJ from 1898 to 1902. After his death in 1927, his farm here became Voorhees Park — — Map (db m71406) HM|
|Settled in the 18th Century as an agricultural community. Est. 1731, inc. 1798.
1798 Bicentenial 1998 — — Map (db m16928) HM|