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By Alan Edelson, June 17, 2010
Adam Bellis Homestead Marker
New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Flemington — Adam Bellis Homestead
Bellis built a log cabin on the bluff above river ca. 1740 among Indian camps. Parts of the present house date from late 1700s. — Map (db m31958) HM
New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Flemington — Bonetown
A neighborhood south of Croton. Got its name through legend of a chicken stealing family that lived there. When forced to move "Great" piles of chicken bones remained at this site. — Map (db m22487) HM
New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Flemington — Buchanan's Tavern
Owned by John Buchanan from 1774 to 1813. From 1813 to 1846, the second Buchanan's Tavern was operated across the road. It was known as Trout's Tavern until it closed around 1855. — Map (db m73841) HM
New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Flemington — Civil WarMajor Lambert Boeman
Major Lambert Boeman of the 15th NJ Infantry is buried here just to the east. He was killed at Cedar Creek, VA in October of 1864 while in command of the 10th NJ. — Map (db m72696) HM
New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Flemington — Copper Ore
Found here and south towards the area of Copper Hill as early as 1816. Mining craze lasted 50 years, but limited amounts of ore never allowed commercial success. — Map (db m33205) HM
New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Flemington — Fleming Castlea.k.a. Samuel Fleming House
The first house in the village, built by Samuel Fleming 1756. This tablet is erected by Colonel Lowrey Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution, May 28, 1906. — Map (db m33207) HM
New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Flemington — Flemington Egg Auction
The country’s first, and, at one time, the largest, cooperative egg auction. Operated here from 1932 until the death of the egg business in the 1960s. — Map (db m16682) HM
New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Flemington — Flemington Fairgrounds
Site of the County's second longest continuously operated agricultural fair from 1865 until moved in 2001 to county property below Ringoes. Also the site of the renowned 5/8 mile oval Flemington Speedway 1910-2002. — Map (db m62382) HM
New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Flemington — Flemington Public Library
Original portion of the building erected with the generous bequest made January 6, 1906 by Dr. William H. Bartles. Land for the building donated by a devoted friend of the library, Hiram E. Deats. Library building enlarged in 1939. — Map (db m19525) HM
New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Flemington — Flemington Raid
Near here British cavalry were routed by Capt. John Schenck's militia Dec. 1776. British Geary was killed and buried on field. — Map (db m60784) HM
New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Flemington — Flemington Railroad Company
Opened 1854. First of town’s three lines connected to the Bel-Del at Lambertville. Station house c1858. — Map (db m16688) HM
New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Flemington — Fulper Family Residences
The houses at #20 & #24 Mine St. were home to members of the Fulper family during the 19th & early 20th centuries. During the 1910s, a house at #26 was moved to Park Ave. & #24 was moved about 30' west to accommodate factory expansion & construction . . . — Map (db m78411) HM
New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Flemington — Fulper House
Home of Fulper Pottery President William Hill Fulper II & his wife, the former Eta Pearce. Originally built in the early 1800s, the home was completely remodeled in 1924 in the Mediterranean Villa style. It was decorated inside with hundreds of . . . — Map (db m78412) HM
New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Flemington — Fulper Pottery Factory #1
The Hill Pottery Company, founded by Samuel Hill, began manufacturing earthenware products at this site in 1814. By 1860, the company had been purchased by Abram Fulper and became known as Fulper Pottery. On September 19, 1929, a fire of electrical . . . — Map (db m19524) HM
New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Flemington — Historic WoodlotKase Farm
These stately trees, mostly White Oak (Quercus alba), are living remnants of the land owned and farmed by Jacob Kase (Case) who came in 1732 from what is now Germany. Some of these trees may date to the 18th century. This stand of trees was bisected . . . — Map (db m92245) HM
New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Flemington — Hunterdon County Holocaust Memorial
געדענק (Yiddish: Remember) Remember the 6,000,000 who perished during the Nazi Holocaust 1934-1945 לא תשכח (Hebrew: Do not forget) Bergen-Belsen Buchenwald . . . — Map (db m101358) HM
New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Flemington — Kase Homestead
Johann Kase purchased land from Penn family 1738. Built a log cabin with help of Chief Tuccamigan’s tribe. Stone mansion house built ca. 1798. — Map (db m16690) HM
New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Flemington — Law Office
Samuel Southard, U.S. Senator, N.J. Governor, & Sec. of Navy, erected this building in 1811. Office of Gov. Vroom, 1817-1819 & Alexander Wurts, 1820-1881. Redesigned in the Greek Revival style by Mahlon Fisher in 1840. — Map (db m30950) HM
New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Flemington — Lehigh Valley Railroad
In 1884 a shuttle line opened from this station out to the mainline. Passengers travelled via “The Dinkie.” — Map (db m16684) HM
New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Flemington — Log Cabin & Ground Hog KilnHistoric Flemington
James Teague, of North Carolina's Teague family of potters, hand threw Stangl's stoneware pottery here from Spring of 1941 until shortly after the attack on Pearl Harbor & America's entry into World War II in late December of the same year. During . . . — Map (db m63556) HM
New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Flemington — Oak Grove SchoolSchool #10
This was the original site of an 1802 Log Schoolhouse. The current structure was built in 1854, and served Raritan Township as a One-Room Schoolhouse until 1949. Used as an office for The Flemington Fair and Carnival Association. — Map (db m30949) HM
New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Flemington — Old York Road
Early Lenape Indian trail; became a "Kings Highway" in 1764. Was main stage route between Philadelphia and New York. — Map (db m62457) HM
New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Flemington — Presbyterian Cemetery
The first confirmed burial here was 1794 concurrent with the erection of the church. It originally had a section for "colored and strangers" who were eventually honored with a 1999 monument. Today, it is the resting place of founding church members, . . . — Map (db m83102) HM
New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Flemington — Purple Heart MemorialCombat Veterans Wounded
Dedicated to all men and women wounded in all our wars. My stone is red for the blood they shed. The medal I bear is my country’s way to show they care. If I could be seen by all mankind maybe peace will come in my lifetime.Map (db m20037) HM
New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Flemington — Raritan Township Firemen's MonumentJohn Lesanics Memorial 1927-1974
In tribute to these Raritan Twp. Firemen who have served and to those who have made the supreme sacrifice. Dedicated 1975 — Map (db m19192) HM
New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Flemington — Reading Home
Built in 1760 for John Reading, Governor of New Jersey 1757 - 1758. Reading served 40 years on provincial council. — Map (db m17248) HM
New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Flemington — Samuel Hill House
Home to Samuel Hill, who in 1814, with two partners, founded Hill Pottery, which operated at the corner of Main & Mine Streets in Flemington. Hill Pottery was purchased in 1858 by a nephew, Abram Fulper, who then changed the name to Fulper Pottery. . . . — Map (db m42134) HM
New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Flemington — Soldiers MonumentFlemington Veterans Memorial
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New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Flemington — South Branch Historic District
The site of homesteads settled early in the 1700's — Map (db m17247) HM
New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Flemington — South Branch Historic District
The site of homesteads settled early in the 1700's — Map (db m17353) HM
New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Flemington — South Branch Of Central R.R.
In 1864 provided Flemington’s second rail line. Passenger station erected here. A turntable to the west reversed the locomotives. — Map (db m16687) HM
New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Flemington — Stangl Pottery Outlet & Showroom
This building Served as Fulper Pottery Company's factory #2 from 1924 until 1935. The three large kilns in this building are the last known commercial pottery kilns of this type in the State of New Jersey. In 1935 all manufacturing was transferred . . . — Map (db m16831) HM
New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Flemington — Tuccamirgan Park
Lenape Chief Tuccamirgan helped early settler John Kase (Case) and his family survive the wilderness. Their respect for each other and the earth inspires all who walk here. — Map (db m33208) HM
New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Flemington — Uplands
The former estate of Judge George K. Large, who willed it to the public in 1963. The buildings are gone, but the land is now a park and Green Acres area. — Map (db m21263) HM
New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Flemington — Vietnam War Dogs MemorialIn Memory Of Vietnam War Dogs and Their Handlers
[On Left Side of Marker:] The Soldier Dog I was trained to use my eyes to watch and protect you from harm. My ears to alert you of impending danger like an alarm. My keen sense of smell to detect an enemy close at bay. . . . — Map (db m19186) HM

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