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NJ is one of the 13 original colonies and is rife with history from George Washington to Thomas Edison's Laboritories. New Jersey has many things to appreciate, even to brag about. New Jersey may not have the Rocky Mountains, but it has the Delaware Water Gap and; while it does not have the Great Lakes, it has 230 miles of Seashore, numerous lakes, and reservoirs sprinkled across the state.
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New Jersey Historical MarkersMorris Canal 1824 1924 - Kenvil NJ

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National Registered Landmark-Morris Canal crossed here, Morris County

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New Jersey

date approved: 5/19/2020

last visited: never

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New Jersey Historical MarkersSilas Riggs House - (Roxbury Township) Ledgewood NJ

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Pre-Revolutionary salt box dwelling least altered on the Suckasunny Plains.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New Jersey

date approved: 5/19/2020

last visited: never

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New Jersey Historical MarkersCary Station 1870-1902 - (Roxbury Township) Ledgewood NJ

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Crossroad flagstop built by William S. Cary who utilized Central Railroad to transport Kaolin and fire sand mined on his farm.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New Jersey

date approved: 5/19/2020

last visited: never

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New Jersey Historical MarkersDaniel Cary House -1771 - (Roxbury Township) Ledgewood NJ

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In 1778, soldiers ill with small pox were brought here to relieve the overcrowding

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New Jersey

date approved: 5/19/2020

last visited: never

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New Jersey Historical MarkersJarena Lee-Women’s Heritage Trail - Lawnside NJ

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Jarena Lee was born February 11, 1783 in Cape May, New Jersey. At the age of seven Lee was sent away to become a house servant. In 1804, Lee experienced a spiritual awakening and was baptized around 1807.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New Jersey

date approved: 5/19/2020

last visited: never

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New Jersey Historical MarkersFredericks House - Kinnelon NJ

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A Dutch stone farmhouse built circa 1730 by Fredericks family. One of the first families to settle in this region.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New Jersey

date approved: 5/19/2020

last visited: never

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New Jersey Historical MarkersJohn R. Jasper, Jr. - Atlantic City, NJ

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One of many historical markers in Atlantic City.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New Jersey

date approved: 5/19/2020

last visited: never

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New Jersey Historical MarkersRingling Manor-1916 - Oak Ridge NJ

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The site of Alfred T. Ringling Estate

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New Jersey

date approved: 5/19/2020

last visited: never

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New Jersey Historical MarkersHowell Living History Farm-Women’s Heritage Trail - Hopewell NJ

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Howell Living History Farm depicts family farm life during the first years of the 20th Century, when both crops and livestock, were raised from livelihood.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New Jersey

date approved: 5/19/2020

last visited: never

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New Jersey Historical MarkersMorris County - (Jefferson Township) Oak Ridge NJ

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Founded 1739. George Washington and Continental Army encamped here 1777 and 1779-1780.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New Jersey

date approved: 5/19/2020

last visited: never

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New Jersey Historical MarkersThe Babbit-Mathews House CA. 1775 - (Jefferson Township) Oak Ridge NJ

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Between 1775 and 1785, Elkanah Babbit built one of the earliest pioneer dwellings in Jefferson Township. Located across the street, the original house, situated between later sections

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New Jersey

date approved: 5/19/2020

last visited: never

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New Jersey Historical MarkersGabreil Daveis Tavern - Glendora, NJ

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The Gabreil Daveis Tavern was built in 1756 as part of a 178 acre plantation. This was the first recorded tavern along the “Irish Road”, the great road leading from Gloucester Township to Great Egg Harbor.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New Jersey

date approved: 5/19/2020

last visited: never

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New Jersey Historical MarkersFlanders Historic District - Flanders, NJ

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Pre-Revolutionary Village achieved greatest prosperity 1827-1859.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New Jersey

date approved: 5/19/2020

last visited: never

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New Jersey Historical MarkersLower Argillite Alley

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Lenape tribes used this abundant Hunterdon mineral for spearpoints and tools.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New Jersey

date approved: 5/17/2020

last visited: never

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New Jersey Historical MarkersHunts Meadow - Finesville NJ

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Patriot Edward Hunt settled here on his father's 600 acres of land prior to 1772. In 1778, 60 cavalry horses belonging to the Continental Army were wintered here and "returned in spring in excellent condition".

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New Jersey

date approved: 5/17/2020

last visited: never

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New Jersey Historical MarkersEsther “Hetty” Saunders-Women’s Heritage Trail - Salem NJ

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Esther “Hetty” Saunders was a remarkable woman of color who began her life in the early 1790s as a slave in Delaware.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New Jersey

date approved: 5/17/2020

last visited: never

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New Jersey Historical MarkersThe Etna (Aetna) Furnace 1816 - 1832 - Estell Manor NJ

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The Etna (Aetna) Furnace-At its most active times, about 200 men were employed here. There was a sawmill, gristmill and about 50 homes.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New Jersey

date approved: 5/17/2020

last visited: never

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New Jersey Historical MarkersThe Estellville Methodist Church - Estell Manor NJ

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The Estellville Methodist Church, formerly Stephen Creek Meeting House, was built in 1834 at a cost of $621.21 on land donated by John E. Estell

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New Jersey

date approved: 5/17/2020

last visited: never

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New Jersey Historical MarkersThe Daniel Estell House - Estell Manor NJ

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The Manor House was built n 1832 by Joseph West for his younger sister, Maria, and her husband, Daniel Estell, as a wedding present.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New Jersey

date approved: 5/17/2020

last visited: never

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New Jersey Historical MarkersAsbury Methodist Church - Egg Harbor NJ

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Earlier called Englishes. Present building dedicated 1863. Rev Richard Sneath preached at Englishes 1798.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New Jersey

date approved: 5/17/2020

last visited: never

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New Jersey Historical MarkersZion United Methodist Church - Egg Harbor NJ

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Built in 1822 on site of 1764 Meeting House. Eleven Revolutionary War soldiers buried here.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New Jersey

date approved: 5/17/2020

last visited: never

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New Jersey Historical MarkersL.J. Smith Farmhouse - East Brunswick NJ

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The L.J. Smith Farmhouse, circa 1860 stands as a tribute to the 19th century farming community of East Brunswick.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New Jersey

date approved: 5/17/2020

last visited: never

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New Jersey Historical MarkersOld Parsonage Circa 1757 - East Hanover NJ

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Built as Parsonage for Hanover Presbyterian Church. Jacob Green, pastor 1748-1790. Politic activist, teacher, and Princeton Trustee lived here during part of his pastorate.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New Jersey

date approved: 5/17/2020

last visited: never

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New Jersey Historical MarkersOld Stone Academy 1829 - Dover NJ

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Dover's oldest public meeting house built by town forefather Henry McFarlan. Served as school and place of worship for Presbyterian and Episcopalian Congregations.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New Jersey

date approved: 5/17/2020

last visited: never

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New Jersey Historical MarkersClement's Bridge - Deptford NJ

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After the Hessian rout at Red Bank, October 22, 1777, the main body fled over the bridge to the security of the British lines.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New Jersey

date approved: 5/17/2020

last visited: never

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