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Historical Markers and War Memorials in High Bridge, 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; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Hunterdon County, NJ (355) Mercer County, NJ (286) Morris County, NJ (377) Somerset County, NJ (160) Warren County, NJ (120) Bucks County, PA (250)  HunterdonCounty(355) Hunterdon County (355)  MercerCounty(286) Mercer County (286)  MorrisCounty(377) Morris County (377)  SomersetCounty(160) Somerset County (160)  WarrenCounty(120) Warren County (120)  BucksCountyPennsylvania(250) Bucks County (250)
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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1New Jersey (Hunterdon County), High Bridge — C.K. Hoffman Veterans Memorial Park
Honoring all U.S. Veterans including those residents of High Bridge that served and those who died for their country.Map (db m21805) HM
2New Jersey (Hunterdon County), High Bridge — High Bridge
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
3New Jersey (Hunterdon County), High Bridge — High Bridge and the Railroad — The High Bridge Branch of the Central Jersey Railroad of New Jersey — Taylor Steelworkers Historical Greenway —
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
4New Jersey (Hunterdon County), High Bridge — High Bridge Company 1268 / Civilian Conservation Corps — Voorhees State Park
[Main Marker]: 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
5New Jersey (Hunterdon County), High Bridge — Lake Solitude and Taylor Falls — Tayor Steelworkers Historic Greenway — A 7 Mile Greenway Trail Through the Borough of High Bridge Historic Properties —
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
6New Jersey (Hunterdon County), High Bridge — Old Iron Mines
In use from C. 1730 - 1889 Supplied ore for Solitude (Union) Forge Ore made into cannonballs for use of Revolutionary Army Owned by: William Allen and Joseph Turner 1742 - 1778 Robert Taylor and Family 1778 - 1863 Thomas Iron . . . Map (db m5044) HM
7New Jersey (Hunterdon County), High Bridge — Railroad Bridge and Arches
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
8New Jersey (Hunterdon County), High Bridge — Solitude
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
9New Jersey (Hunterdon County), High Bridge — Solitude Falls
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
10New Jersey (Hunterdon County), High Bridge — Solitude House — Taylor Steelworkers Historic Greenway
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
11New Jersey (Hunterdon County), High Bridge — Springside Farm
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
12New Jersey (Hunterdon County), High Bridge — St. Joseph Parish
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
13New Jersey (Hunterdon County), High Bridge — T.I.S.C.O. Complex
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
14New Jersey (Hunterdon County), High Bridge — Taylor Iron and Steel Company
1742–1971 Taylor Wharton formed 1914. Site of car wheel foundry machine shop pattern shop Operated 1853–1935 First YMCA - 1914Map (db m5043) HM
15New Jersey (Hunterdon County), High Bridge — Taylor Steelworkers Historic Greenway
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
16New Jersey (Hunterdon County), High Bridge — Taylor Wharton Iron and Steel Company
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 TISCO Shells Armaments for . . . Map (db m15015) HM
17New Jersey (Hunterdon County), High Bridge — The American Hotel
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
18New Jersey (Hunterdon County), High Bridge — The Gorge Bridge Train Wreck — The High Bridge Branch of the Central Railroad of New Jersey
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
19New Jersey (Hunterdon County), High Bridge — The TISCO Complex — Taylor Steelworkers Historical Greenway — A 7 Mile Greenway Trail Through the Borough of High Bridge Historic Properties —
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
20New Jersey (Hunterdon County), High Bridge — Union Forge — Taylor Steelworkers Historical Greenway — A 7 Mile Greenway Trail Through the Borough of High Bridge Historic Properties —
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
21New Jersey (Hunterdon County), High Bridge — Union Forge Bridge — Taylor Steelworkers Historic Greenway
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
22New Jersey (Hunterdon County), High Bridge — Union Furnace — Est. 1742
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 FurnaceMap (db m92789) HM
23New Jersey (Hunterdon County), High Bridge — Voorhees State Park
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 ParkMap (db m71406) HM
24New Jersey (Hunterdon County), High Bridge — Welcome to the Twp. of Lebanon
Settled in the 18th Century as an agricultural community. Est. 1731, inc. 1798. 1798 Bicentenial 1998Map (db m16928) HM
 
May. 17, 2021