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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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