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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Raritan

 
Clickable Map of Somerset 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 Somerset County, NJ (159) Hunterdon County, NJ (355) Mercer County, NJ (286) Middlesex County, NJ (201) Morris County, NJ (377) Union County, NJ (112)  SomersetCounty(159) Somerset County (159)  HunterdonCounty(355) Hunterdon County (355)  MercerCounty(286) Mercer County (286)  MiddlesexCounty(201) Middlesex County (201)  MorrisCounty(377) Morris County (377)  UnionCounty(112) Union County (112)
Raritan, New Jersey and Vicinity
    Somerset County (159)
    Hunterdon County (355)
    Mercer County (286)
    Middlesex County (201)
    Morris County (377)
    Union County (112)
 
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1New Jersey (Somerset County), Raritan — Hibernia Mine Railroad Bridge
The Hibernia Mine Railroad Bridge, constructed in 1879, is the oldest surviving metal truss bridge in Somerset County, the second oldest Phoenix column bridge in New Jersey and the only one built as a railroad bridge. This was built by Clark, . . . — Map (db m60366) HM
2New Jersey (Somerset County), Raritan — John BasiloneSergeant, U.S. Marine Corps — Hero Of Guadalcanal —
Marker Front: Born in Buffalo NY, Novemver 4, 1916 Enlisted from Raritan, N.J., July 11, 1940 Awarded Congressional Medal Of Honor for Heroic Action on October 24, 25, 1942 Volunteered again for combat, Dec. 27, 1943 Killed in action . . . — Map (db m16987) HM
3New Jersey (Somerset County), Raritan — Memorial to the Naraticong Indians
Whose friendship for the Whites, made possible the building of the Olde York Road over their trail which from 1765 until 1839 was the swift sure stage line between New York and Philadelphia from this point to Lambertville thence to Philadelphia. . . . — Map (db m16986) HM
4New Jersey (Somerset County), Raritan — Nevius Street Bridge
The Nevius Street Bridge is a 300-foot-long, two span, double-intersection, Pratt through-truss bridge. It is the oldest documented metal-truss bridge in the county, being constructed in 1886 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Company of Canton, Ohio. The . . . — Map (db m60374) HM
5New Jersey (Somerset County), Raritan — Raritan Veterans Memorial
In Memory of The Men From Raritan Borough Who Made The Supreme Sacrifice In Defense of Our Country World War I Sante Moretti, Angelo Simonitti And Those Others Whose Names Are Only Known to God and Country World War II Dominic . . . — Map (db m114156) WM
6New Jersey (Somerset County), Raritan — Raritan Veterans Monument
Dedicated To All Veterans Of Raritan Borough To the Honor And Glory of Those Who Bravely Served In All Wars, To Keep Our Country a Land of Freedom. They Are Not Lost Who Fought and Fell, They Are Only Waiting Ahead. . . . — Map (db m114160) WM
7New Jersey (Somerset County), Raritan — Raritan Water Power Canal1840
The potential of the Raritan River to provide waterpower for industry was recognized early. In 1840, the success of similar projects along the Passaic and Delaware Rivers prompted the Somerville Water Power Company to begin building a power canal . . . — Map (db m16988) HM
8New Jersey (Somerset County), Raritan — Somerset County Veterans Monument
Somerset County Distinguished Military Service Dedicated To The Brave Men and Women Of The Armed Forces Of The United States of America Who Served and Sacrificed Their Lives To Protect the Principles of Freedom, Equality, Justice, . . . — Map (db m114159) WM
9New Jersey (Somerset County), Raritan — The Official End Of World War I
On this site stood the estate of U.S. Senator Joseph S. Frelinghuysen. It was here, on July 2, 1921, that President Warren G. Harding signed a joint congressional resolution that officially ended World War I. — Map (db m70542) HM
 
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