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Historical Markers in Stockton, 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 (363) Mercer County, NJ (290) Morris County, NJ (391) Somerset County, NJ (164) Warren County, NJ (122) Bucks County, PA (250)  HunterdonCounty(363) Hunterdon County (363)  MercerCounty(290) Mercer County (290)  MorrisCounty(391) Morris County (391)  SomersetCounty(164) Somerset County (164)  WarrenCounty(122) Warren County (122)  BucksCountyPennsylvania(250) Bucks County (250)
Flemington is the county seat for Hunterdon County
Stockton is in Hunterdon County
      Hunterdon County (363)  
ADJACENT TO HUNTERDON COUNTY
      Mercer County (290)  
      Morris County (391)  
      Somerset County (164)  
      Warren County (122)  
      Bucks County, Pennsylvania (250)  
 
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1New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Stockton — Belvidere Delaware Railroad
This section of the Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park Trail is located on the former right-of-way of the Belvidere Delaware Railroad, which was completed between Trenton and Phillipsburg in 1854. The original station building was initially . . . Map (db m37763) HM
2New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Stockton — Bridge Street
The original roadway connecting the Centre Bridge across the Delaware River and the road running along the river's east edge (now N.J. Route 29) was built by the Center Bridge Company and opened for traffic in 1813. The eastern portion of this . . . Map (db m16654) HM
3New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Stockton — Centre Bridge
So named as it lies about midway between Lambertville and Lumberville. This bridge is located at the site of a ferry operated about the year 1700 by Colonel John Reading who owned the land on the New Jersey side of the river. The ferry was . . . Map (db m20108) HM
4New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Stockton — Centre Bridge / Delaware and Raritan Canal Feeder
Centre Bridge The Center Bridge Company was incorporated to construct a toll bridge across the Delaware River here in 1812, completely reconstructed in 1830, and substantially repaired in 1841 after a damaging flood. The bridge, a covered . . . Map (db m16655) HM
5New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Stockton — Delaware & Raritan Canal State Park
Historical Significance Dug by hand, mostly by Irish immigrants, the 66 mile D & R Canal was completed in 1834. 75 feet wide and 8 feet deep, the canal originally had 14 locks to raise and lower boat traffic. The D & R Canal operated as . . . Map (db m21270) HM
6New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Stockton — Delaware And Raritan Canal
Begun in 1832, canal follows Delaware River to Trenton then New Brunswick. Built by Irish immigrants, canal fell into disuse with advent of railroads in 1850.Map (db m16658) HM
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7New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Stockton — Grist MillPrallsville Grist Mill
This is a simplified drawing of a grist mill in Washington, D.C., which is typical of most 19th century grist mills, including the Prallsville mill. The first grist mill to be built at this location is believed to have been a one-story log . . . Map (db m21268) HM
8New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Stockton — Mill Power System
Power System in 1830 At the time that construction started on the Delaware and Raritan Canal, the power system of the Prallsville Mills worked as follows: A dam across the Wickecheoke creek several hundred yards upstream of the mill . . . Map (db m21269) HM
9New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Stockton — Stockton
Once known as Howell's Ferry. Linked to Pennsylvania by a ferry from the early 1700's. Bridge replaced the ferry circa 1813.Map (db m17584) HM
10New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Stockton — Stockton Borough School
Stockton Borough School remains the oldest continously operating public school on its original site in New Jersey. In 1827, this property was set aside for the construction of a school house. The original school building, constructed in 1832, was . . . Map (db m27073) HM
11New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Stockton — Stockton Inn
This is the Wishing Well Made Famous By The Song "There's a Small Hotel With a Wishing Well" by Rodgers & Hart.Map (db m98813) HM
12New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Stockton — Stockton Railroad
The Belvidere-Delaware Railroad c.1852. Later leased to the Penn R.R. System, the line allowed transit of Lehigh & Hudson R.R. passenger trains.Map (db m16656) HM
13New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Stockton — Stockton School
The oldest and smallest N.J. Public Schoolhouse still in use. This 1872 structure replaced an 1832 octagonal building.Map (db m45818) HM
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Oct. 4, 2022