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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Lambertville, New Jersey

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Flemington is the county seat for Hunterdon County
Lambertville 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), Lambertville — Centenary Methodist Church
Designed by noted Philadelphia architect Edwin Forrest Durand, the church was built in 1865 by Cornelius Arnett. An 1895 renovation added the rounded arch entrance as well as second level stained glass windows. The church contributes to the . . . Map (db m47735) HM
2New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Lambertville — D & RDelaware & Raritan Canal State Park
Dug by hand, mostly by Irish immigrants, the 66 mile D & R Canal was completed in 1834. 18 feet wide and 8 feet deep, the canal originally had 14 locks to raise and lower boat traffic The D & R Canal operated as an inland waterway between the . . . Map (db m191190) HM
3New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Lambertville — George Coryell’s Grave
Revolutionary War Lieutenant, and pallbearer of George Washington is buried here, along with Sam Holcombe, one of Gen. Washington's spies.Map (db m16861) HM
4New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Lambertville — Goat Hill Overlook
Used during the Revolutionary War by both Gen. George Washington and British Gen. Charles Cornwallis to view opposing activity up & down the river. This local promontory has long since been known as Washington's Rock.Map (db m62383) HM
5New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Lambertville — Holcombe House
First section built about 1733. Washington stayed here, July, 1777, and June 1778, prior to battles of Germantown and Monmouth.Map (db m62002) HM
6New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Lambertville — Lambertville
Earlier known as Coates' Ferry, then Coryell's Ferry. The Lambert family settled here circa 1735, and gave the town its current name.Map (db m16860) HM
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7New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Lambertville — Lambertville
1726, Coates' Ferry; 1733, Coryell's Ferry. Used by Washington, who stayed here three times. First bridge and new name, 1812.Map (db m17081) HM
8New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Lambertville — Lambertville City Hall
Built in 1870 and occupied by the Holcombe family until 1922, the A.H. Holcombe House was purchased by the city of Lambertville in 1950 to serve as City Hall. It is one of the earliest and best examples of the French Second Empire style in . . . Map (db m63104) HM
9New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Lambertville — Lambertville Music Circus
From 1949 Until 1971 Many Famous Film And Stage Stars Got Their Start In One Of The Country’s First Tent Theaters Located First In Lambertville And Then Here In West Amwell.Map (db m17082) HM
10New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Lambertville — Lambertville Outlet Lock
The outlet lock at this location was built to allow canal boats to pass between the Delaware & Raritan Canal and Pennsylvania's Delaware Canal. Canal boats loaded with coal from the Lehigh Valley would come down the Lehigh Canal to Easton, . . . Map (db m100644) HM
11New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Lambertville — Lambertville Railroad
The Belvidere-Delaware Railroad c.1851. Later leased to the Penn R.R. System, the line allowed transit of Lehigh & Hudson R.R. passenger trains.Map (db m16857) HM
12New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Lambertville — Lambertville Railroad Shops
The Bel-Del Railroad shops stood between the station and the river. Along with repairing trains, the shops built locomotives between 1864 and 1872.Map (db m16855) HM
13New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Lambertville — Lewis Island Shad Fishery
Lewis Island Shad Fishery Holcombe Island Lambertville, N. J. Richard Holcombe began this historical American shad fishery circa 1771. In 1888, William Lewis assumed the responsibility of the fishery and after his passing, his son, Fred . . . Map (db m133436) HM
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14New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Lambertville — Marshall House
From about 1817 to 1834, home of James Wilson Marshall, who discovered gold at Sutter's Mill in California in 1848.Map (db m56757) HM
15New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Lambertville — Mary E. Sheridan Park
Park, formerly called York Street Park, was re-named for longtime Lambertville City Clerk (1948-1982) and Mayor (1983-1988). Park was established in 1900 when Civil War Monument, dedicated in 1870 was moved from Mount Hope Cemetery to this location. . . . Map (db m16858) HM
16New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Lambertville — PFC. Charles L. Danberry
In memory of PFC. Charles L. Danberry who gave his life in service for his country serving in the U.S.M.C. in Vietnam.Map (db m18265) HM
17New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Lambertville — Road to Monmouth BattlefieldJune 20-22, 1778
In 1778, the City of Lambertville was the colonial river crossing village known as Coryell's Ferry. During the Revolution, the Grand Continental Army crossed the Delaware River from PA and camped here under the command of General George Washington . . . Map (db m181275) HM WM
18New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Lambertville — The Continental Army
Washington's army left Valley Forge in 1777 and moved northeast. They crossed the Delaware at Coryell's Ferry (Lambertville), remained for two days, then marched along today's Rte.518 on their way to the Battle of Monmouth on June 28th.Map (db m49216) HM
19New Jersey (Mercer County), Lambertville — Howell Living History FarmWomen’s Heritage Trail — Women in Farm Live —
Howell Living History Farm depicts family farm life during the first years of the 20th Century, when both crops and livestock, were raised from livelihood. The farmhouse on the property, while dating back to the early 1800’s, is used to illustrate . . . Map (db m94717) HM
20New Jersey (Mercer County), Lambertville — Village Store
School teacher John Harbourt built this stone building as a school house or a store, thus founding the village of Harbourton. A village store operated here from at least 1814 to 1963, with a post office included.Map (db m192382) HM
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Dec. 9, 2022