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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Phillipsburg

 
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Phillipsburg, New Jersey and Vicinity
    Warren County (117)
    Hunterdon County (355)
    Morris County (367)
    Sussex County (81)
    Bucks County, Pennsylvania (241)
    Monroe County, Pennsylvania (78)
    Northampton County, Pennsylvania (193)
 
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1New Jersey (Warren County), Phillipsburg — Bluestone Sidewalks
Bluestone slabs comprised the sidewalks of our business district in the 1870's. These are well over 100 years. Cut from the Pennsylvania Slate Belt, they were delivered to the town's "Road Overseer". 1874 maps show "Main Street" was then 60 feet . . . — Map (db m30514) HM
2New Jersey (Warren County), Phillipsburg — Bullman Street Stairway — Rededicated December 12, 2002
Originally built of cast iron in the early 1900's, these stairs have served as a major thoroughfare for inhabitants of Phillipsburg for over 90 years. In 2002, funding by the NJDOT and Phillipsburg UEZ enabled the Town . . . — Map (db m157232) HM
3New Jersey (Warren County), Phillipsburg — Civil War Mortar
Civil War 1861 - 1865 This mortar used at Island No. 10 in the Mississippi River — Map (db m157221) HM WM
4New Jersey (Warren County), Phillipsburg — Civil War Mortar
Civil War 1861 - 1865 This mortar used at Island No. 10 in the Mississippi River — Map (db m157222) HM WM
5New Jersey (Warren County), Phillipsburg — Civil War Mortar
Civil War 1861 - 1865 This mortar used at the Siege of Vicksburg on the Mississippi River — Map (db m157223) HM WM
6New Jersey (Warren County), Phillipsburg — Dale Estate — Circa 1873
William Dale, railroad overseer purchased this land from Bel-Del Railroad in 1861. The original home to rear, overlooked the railroad turntable, so Dale could view his workers. This home has 18 rooms. Later, home and dental office of Dr. Harry . . . — Map (db m30511) HM
7New Jersey (Warren County), Phillipsburg — Early Industry — South Main Street — Morris Canal Greenway —
Early industry started along Lopatcong Creek between South Main Street and the Delaware River. Water, that was readily available from the creek, powered grist and sawmills. The unused water was returned to the creek which then emptied into the . . . — Map (db m157211) HM
8New Jersey (Warren County), Phillipsburg — James Campbell — Canal Boat Captain (1856 - 1932) — Morris Canal Greenway —
James Campbell (Camel) was born January 16, 1856. He and his wife, Hanna K. Anderson were married on October 9, 1878 and had eight children; four boys and four girls. James was a "free" born African American who could both read and write. At . . . — Map (db m157218) HM
9New Jersey (Warren County), Phillipsburg — Kenneth "Red" Vandegrift — Medal of Honor — In Honored Memory —
Patrolman, #171 Phillipsburg Police Department For bravery and devotion to duty in sacrificing his own life on November 20th, 1930 while protecting and serving the citizens of Phillipsburg, New Jersey. Bestowed posthumously and . . . — Map (db m63110) HM
10New Jersey (Warren County), Phillipsburg — Lander-Stewart Mansion — Circa 1880
The town's only brownstone, built in grandeous manner to resemble those of East Side Manhattan. Exotic woods, marble, tile and glass brought back from Stewart's European travels line its interior. The front doors are hand carved cypress from . . . — Map (db m30513) HM
11New Jersey (Warren County), Phillipsburg — Morris Canal - Lock 10 West
1824 - 1924 Lock 10 West was situated on the N.W. side of S. Main St. with the Lopatcong Creek channel paralleling it. This lock had a lift of 9 ft. It's 3 ft. thick stone walls were 120 ft. long and it's chamber was 11 ft. wide. A canal . . . — Map (db m30503) HM
12New Jersey (Warren County), Phillipsburg — Morris Canal Bridge No. 2
This bridge marks the western limit of Morris Canal property acquired by the state under agreement, November 29th 1922. The canal was chartered December 31st 1824, and opened for business in 1831. Two miles west of this point, at the Delaware River, . . . — Map (db m30505) HM
13New Jersey (Warren County), Phillipsburg — Morris Canal Greenway
The Successful completion of New York's Erie Canal in 1825 demonstrated to the new nation that improved transportation infrastructure was the key to unlocking the country's great wealth of national resources. The discovery of anthracite coal in . . . — Map (db m157210) HM
14New Jersey (Warren County), Phillipsburg — Phillipsburg
"Chintewink," Indian village, 1654. Incorporated, 1861. Terminus of Morris Canal, 1832, and Central Railroad of New Jersey, 1852. — Map (db m157234) HM
15New Jersey (Warren County), Phillipsburg — Phillipsburg & South Main Street
Maps dated 1654 by a Dutch engineer show an Indian village called "Chinterwink". Phillipsburg was first found on a 1749 map named after Indian Chief Phillip, whose tribe made this rich fising and hunting ground their home. Phillipsburg was . . . — Map (db m30509) HM
16New Jersey (Warren County), Phillipsburg — Phillipsburg Civil War Memorial
Erected in the memory of the Soldiers and Sailors of Phillipsburg, N.J. and vicinity who served in the Civil War 1861 - 1865 — Map (db m30506) HM
17New Jersey (Warren County), Phillipsburg — Presbyterian Manse — Circa 1862
Constructed as a home for clergy (Rev. Townsend) for the Phillipsburg Presbyterian Church in 1858; a magnificent stone structure then located at "Main and Market Streets". The Manse was sold to attorney John F. Dumont in 1883 and has been used . . . — Map (db m30519) HM
18New Jersey (Warren County), Phillipsburg — S.A. Comstock Building — Malaska Lodge — Circa 1860 —
The Comstock Family owned many properties, including this, which was first used as a boarding house, and the famous Lee House, located at Union Square (Wardell site). This building was later used and purchased by the Malaska Council, a once . . . — Map (db m30517) HM
19New Jersey (Warren County), Phillipsburg — Stites - Thomas Store — Circa 1849
First built as a grain sale and transfer station from the Morris to Lehigh Canal. Horse drawn trailers were driven into the store for grain loading. The grain was then put on canal boats and transported up the Lehigh. In the 1870's it was used as a . . . — Map (db m30515) HM
20New Jersey (Warren County), Phillipsburg — Stites-Lander Townhouse — Circa 1835
Originally occupied by William Stites, Phillipsburg tailor. Later the home of prominent resident John Lander (b.1798-1889) who was co-founder of the Warren Iron Foundry (1856) and the Town Postmaster. Hailed "the oldest living postmaster" in 1882. . . . — Map (db m30512) HM
21New Jersey (Warren County), Phillipsburg — Union Square Hotel
The Union Square Hotel served as the town's first Town Hall, and all travelers going to or from Easton passed through the square. The hotel was erected in 1811 by Joseph Roseberry, and consisted of only the lower three stone Federal-style stories; . . . — Map (db m157224) HM
22New Jersey (Warren County), Phillipsburg — Vietnam Memorial
Dedicated to the men who gave their life in Vietnam Robert Bacon • Dennis Kline • William Konyu • John Marason • Robert Marcantoni • James Morris • Daniel Myers • Albert Outwater Jr. • Arthur Rowe • Albert Shiller • Terrance Smith • . . . — Map (db m157220) WM
23New Jersey (Warren County), Phillipsburg — William Henry Walters — 2/18/1857 - 8/9/1940
William Henry Walters Park (formerly Dempster's Park, a horse-race track) was officially donated to the town on July 15, 1936 by its namesake during the 75th year celebration of the signing of the charter (1861). The 24 acre tract was designated to . . . — Map (db m157219) HM
24New Jersey (Warren County), Phillipsburg — Winter & Co. — Circa 1850
This land, 1.16 acres, was purchased by Elizabeth Stryker (Stryker Rd.) in 1850. This building was erected soon thereafter. In 1870 the Central Jersey R.R. Co. sold to Central Jersey Land Improvement Co. Winter & Co. rented and manufactured . . . — Map (db m63111) HM
25New Jersey (Warren County), Phillipsburg — World War II Memorial — 1941 - 1945
Dedicated in honor of the men and women of North End who answered the call of their country in World War II — Map (db m157233) WM
 
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