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By M Sweet, March 24, 2018
Middletown Village Historic District Marker
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1New Jersey (Monmouth County), Middletown Township — Middletown VillageMiddletown Township Historic District
Oldest settlement in New Jersey, the old Indian village of Chaquasitt. Settled 1613 by the Dutch; English land claim recorded in 1664. Haven for Captain Kidd's pirates. Scene of conflict between the Tories and Patriots; Clinton and Cornwallis met . . . Map (db m116860) HM
2New Jersey (Monmouth County), Middletown Township — Middletown VillageMiddletown Township Historic District
Oldest settlement in New Jersey, the old Indian village of Chaquasitt. Settled 1613 by the Dutch; English land claim recorded in 1664. Haven for Captain Kidd's pirates. Scene of conflict between the Tories and Patriots; Clinton and Cornwallis met . . . Map (db m116852) HM
3New Jersey (Monmouth County), Middletown Township — Middletown Township Locust Historic District
Settled circa 1715 by David Burdge of Hempstead, L.I. Significant as an early farming and fishing village, and center of local oyster trade to New York in the 19th c. Steamboats brought visitors as Locust evolved into an important estate area in the . . . Map (db m116866) HM
4New Jersey (Monmouth County), Atlantic Highlands — NavesinkMiddletown Township Historic District
Middletown Township Historic District. Summer camping ground of the Indians on their Minisink Trail, which became part of the King’s Highway. Location of the Burge’s Mill in Colonial Times; British campsite after the Battle of Monmouth. A . . . Map (db m116864) HM
5New Jersey (Monmouth County), Middletown Township — Chapel HillMiddletown Township Historic District
Middletown Township Historic District. An early Hamlet on the King’s Highway, known until 1809 as High Point. British Campsite after the Battle of Monmouth. Chapel, built in 1809, became the center of strife between temperance forces meeting . . . Map (db m116865) HM
 
 
 
Sep. 18, 2021