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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 MarkersDr. Moses Bloomfield House - Woodbridge NJ

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NJ Provincial Representative, US Army surgeon in Rev. War, Freed his slaves in 1783, Father of Gov. Joseph Bloomfield. Circa mid-1700s

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/2/2020

last visited: never

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New Jersey Historical MarkersBarron Estate - Woodbridge NJ

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The Barron name is an important one in Woodbridge, as the family was one of the first to settle here in the late 17th century. The Barron family, noted patriots and philanthropists, made many contributions to the town.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/2/2020

last visited: never

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New Jersey Historical MarkersBarron Arts Center-Barron Library - Woodbridge NJ

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Dedicated in 1877, as the Barron Library, it was the first library in Middlesex County. Donated by Thomas Barron, an entrepreneur and philanthropist who considered Woodridge his native town, this building served as a library until 1977.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/2/2020

last visited: never

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New Jersey Historical MarkersSite of Governor William Franklin’s Home - Willingboro NJ

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William Franklin, son of Benjamin Franklin, and last royal governor of New Jersey, had his country home here and owned the property from 1770-1785.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/2/2020

last visited: never

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New Jersey Historical MarkersMelville Mill 1794 - Whippany NJ

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Site of the known beginning of the continuous paper-making industry in Hanover Township. Started by Charles Marre, who came from England in 1791.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/2/2020

last visited: never

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New Jersey Historical MarkersVillage of Whippany 1676 - Whippany NJ

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Located along the banks of the Whippanong River. Whippany played an active role in the Revolutionary War and in the 19th century was an important milltown.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/2/2020

last visited: never

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New Jersey Historical MarkersFord – Faesch Manor House - 1768 - Rockaway NJ

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Manor house built by Jacob Ford, Jr. subsequently home of John Jacob Faesch who directed the iron mining operations which provided the Continental Army with ammunition and ordinance.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/2/2020

last visited: never

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New Jersey Historical MarkersMorris Canal 1824-1924 - Wharton NJ

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National Register Landmark. Information-Canal crossed here Plane No. 5-East was east of here

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/2/2020

last visited: never

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New Jersey Historical MarkersPort Oram Community 1860-1895 - Wharton NJ

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Settlement, established as port on Morris Canal and Depot on Morris and Essex Railroad. Fostered development of Wharton Furnace. Borough name changed to Wharton in 1902.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/2/2020

last visited: never

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New Jersey Historical MarkersSaint Mary’s Church - Wharton NJ

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Noted architect Jeremiah O’Rourke designed this 1873 Gothic church. Built of local rough-cut stone, it features an open timber roof and jewel-toned stained glass.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/2/2020

last visited: never

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New Jersey Historical MarkersKate McFarlane and Josephine Swann-Women’s Heritage Trail - Kingston NJ

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Kate McFarlane and Josephine Swann, determined to save Rockingham, organized a group of concerned citizens and rescued this significant historical site which played an important role in the Revolutionary War.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/2/2020

last visited: never

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New Jersey Historical MarkersHarold Corry - Atlantic City, NJ

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Marker recounting the life of Harold Corry, long-time active community leader.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11

location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/2/2020

last visited: never

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New Jersey Historical MarkersChristopher Joseph Ford - Atlantic City, NJ

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One of many state markers in Atlantic City.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/2/2020

last visited: 10/12/2019

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New Jersey Historical MarkersPaul "Skinny" D'amato - Atlantic City, NJ

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One of many state markers in Atlantic City.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/2/2020

last visited: 10/12/2019

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New Jersey Historical MarkersThe Brick Store - West Caldwell NJ

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Store site in Horseneck by 1798. Brick structure erected by Nath. Douglass, turnpike promoter with I. Crane, 1819, first Caldwell (Franklin) post office, J. Hudson P.M.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/2/2020

last visited: never

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New Jersey Historical MarkersVictory Gardens Borough - Victory Gardens, NJ

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Youngest and smallest municipality in Morris County. Incorporated in 1951 after separation from Randolph Township. Originated as Federal Housing Project for local defense workers during World War II.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/2/2020

last visited: never

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New Jersey Historical MarkersThe Bloomfield Avenue School - Verona, NJ

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The original brick building was constructed in 1881 and designed by Paul Botticher. Within the center of the front façade was positioned the brownstone "Verona Public School" tablet.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/2/2020

last visited: never

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New Jersey Historical MarkersElizabeth Sculthorp Force-Women's Heritage Trail - Toms River NJ

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Elizabeth Schulthorp Force (1902-2007) brought national fame to Toms River Schools and community with courses in Family Relationships and Social Behavior, designed and taught by her to local high school students from 1942 to 1957.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/2/2020

last visited: never

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New Jersey Historical MarkersPrelude to Victory - Titusville (Hopewell Township) NJ

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You might well imagine that General George Washington stood where you are now stand as he patiently watched his force of 2400 troops march up from the boats on the river over the road in the immediate foreground.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New Jersey

date approved: 7/9/2020

last visited: never

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New Jersey Historical MarkersJohnson Ferry House - Titusville (Hopewell Township) NJ

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This farmhouse is the only existing structure within the park that witnessed the Crossing of the Continental troops on December 25-26, 1776.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New Jersey

date approved: 7/9/2020

last visited: never

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New Jersey Historical MarkersSkirmish at Swedesboro - Swedesboro, NJ

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A Revolutionary War skirmish occurred near this site on April 4, 1778. About 300 Loyalist and British troops marched from Fort Billings (near present-day Paulsboro) to Swedesboro, hoping to capture local militiamen.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New Jersey

date approved: 7/9/2020

last visited: never

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New Jersey Historical MarkersMarjorie Cranstoun Jefferson-Women’s Heritage Trail - Summit NJ

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Did you know that Marjorie Cranstoun Jefferson: *Was a leader in the Little Theater Movement in the United States? *Co-founded this community theater in 1918? *Directed more than 130 productions in this theater?

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New Jersey

date approved: 7/9/2020

last visited: never

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New Jersey Historical MarkersFlorence Spearing Randolph-Women’s Heritage Trail - Summit NJ

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Florence Spearing Randolph, born in Charleston, South Carolina on August 9, 1866 was an African-American A.M.E. Zion (Methodist) minister and social activist. She served as Pastor of Wallace Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church, Summit City, from 1925 to 1946.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New Jersey

date approved: 7/9/2020

last visited: never

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New Jersey Historical MarkersUranium Ore - Raven Rock, NJ

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Uranium Ore-Found here in 1956 near Raven Rock. Mining company formed by prospectors responding to the cold war craze was never commercially viable.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New Jersey

date approved: 7/9/2020

last visited: never

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New Jersey Historical MarkersBay Avenue Night Life - Somers Point NJ

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Gateway Casino, Tony Mart’s Bay Shores, Steel’s Ship Bar were all located at this end of Bay Avenue.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New Jersey

date approved: 7/9/2020

last visited: never

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