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Historical Markers in Three Bridges, 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 (362) Mercer County, NJ (290) Morris County, NJ (391) Somerset County, NJ (162) Warren County, NJ (122) Bucks County, PA (250)  HunterdonCounty(362) Hunterdon County (362)  MercerCounty(290) Mercer County (290)  MorrisCounty(391) Morris County (391)  SomersetCounty(162) Somerset County (162)  WarrenCounty(122) Warren County (122)  BucksCountyPennsylvania(250) Bucks County (250)
Flemington is the county seat for Hunterdon County
Three Bridges is in Hunterdon County
      Hunterdon County (362)  
ADJACENT TO HUNTERDON COUNTY
      Mercer County (290)  
      Morris County (391)  
      Somerset County (162)  
      Warren County (122)  
      Bucks County, Pennsylvania (250)  
 
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1New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Three Bridges — Centerville
Town was center point for Swift Sure Stagecoach Line running on the Old York Road between Philadelphia and New York in mid 1700's.Map (db m19185) HM
2New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Three Bridges — Mattisons Corner — 1873
The site of a Wheelwrights shop, six dwellings and J. Mattisons store. Just East of Flemigton. Located at Old York Road and Dory Dilts Road.Map (db m17246) HM
3New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Three Bridges — Poor Farm
Site of the "Poor Farm" which operated until the late 1930's. Indigent men resided here and received room and board in exchange for working on the surrounding land. Records beginning around 1838 indicate that the poor were managed by overseers . . . Map (db m179121) HM
4New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Three Bridges — South Branch Of The Central R.R.
Arrival in 1864 spawned the town of Three Bridges. Huge quantities of livestock and meats were shipped from here. Passenger service ended 1953. Station dismantled in 1955.Map (db m16741) HM
5New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Three Bridges — Stagecoach Stop
Daniel Sebring bought this land in 1711, and operated a tavern here by 1738. In 1769, it became the first overnight stage stop along the Old York Road between NY and Philadelphia.Map (db m16739) HM
6New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Three Bridges — The Province Line — Welcome to the Province of West Jersey
In 1688, George Keith, Surveyor General, established The Boundary of East and West Jersey. Beginning at Little Egg Harbor, The line extended to the South Branch of the Raritan River. Today it remains the boundary between Raritan Township and . . . Map (db m35674) HM
7New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Three Bridges — Three Bridges
Early Indian trail known after 1711 survey as “The York Road,” later as “The Old York Road.” A third bridge added west of here in 1813 provided town’s official name in 1866.Map (db m16740) HM
8New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Three Bridges — Van Fleet's Corner School
Before 1813 a 16' X 16' schoolhoouse stood here. Rebuilt in 1840, it served until 1872 when a new building which has housed the town's fire company since 1954 was erected on this site.Map (db m35673) HM
 
 
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Jun. 28, 2022