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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 MarkersYe Olde Yellow Meeting House

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Registered as a NJ Historic place, a faded blue sign along the road marks the Yellow Meeting house. Here is also a old burial ground. The property is private, but visitors are welcome during daylight hours. Private tours are available.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member nikcap

location: New Jersey

date approved: 9/13/2008

last visited: never

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New Jersey Historical MarkersWomen's Heritage Trail - Allentown NJ

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Sarah Ridgeway Waln and her daughter Sarah Waln were among a small but noteworthy group of women who owned property and managed farms and businesses in the 19th century.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New Jersey

date approved: 4/13/2020

last visited: never

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New Jersey Historical MarkersCrosswicks - Crosswicks NJ

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On June 23, 1778, General Dickinson’s Jersey Troops destroyed bridge, fighting a skirmish to delay the British march to New York.

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 MarkersParsonage Barn - Cranbury NJ

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This circa 1741 barn is the oldest in Cranbury and one of the oldest in New Jersey. It is a significant example of barn construction of the 18th century with its beams being hand hewn from white oak.

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 MarkersCranberry Mills - Cranbury NJ

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This gristmill stone commemorates Cranberry Mills, the first industry in Cranbury - erected by Thomas Grubbs in 1737, on the south side of Cranbury Brook.

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 MarkersMary Hays, nicknamed “Molly Pitcher" Women’s Heritage Trail - (Manalapan Township) Englishtown, NJ

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Mary Hays, nicknamed “Molly,” joined her husband as many wives of the time did, while he was serving in the artillery during the American Revolution.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New Jersey

date approved: 6/5/2020

last visited: never

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New Jersey Historical MarkersVillage Inn - Englishtown, NJ

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Englishtown was the headquarters of the Continental Army during the Battle of Monmouth on June 28, 1778.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 94RedRover

location: New Jersey

date approved: 6/21/2009

last visited: 7/9/2012

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New Jersey Historical MarkersBordentown - Clara Barton School House

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One of the first public school houses in New Jersey.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LowellHouseGuy

location: New Jersey

date approved: 3/6/2006

last visited: 6/14/2011

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New Jersey Historical MarkersBordentown Military Institute

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1881 -- Rev. William Bowen purchased the old Spring Villa Female Seminary building and reopened it as the Bordentown Military Institute. 1885 -- Col. Thomas H. Landon took over the running of the Bordentown Military Institute

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LowellHouseGuy

location: New Jersey

date approved: 6/6/2006

last visited: 4/6/2011

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"Get it at Apps" - Apps hardware on Farnsworth Avenue, established in 1900.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LowellHouseGuy

location: New Jersey

date approved: 6/6/2006

last visited: 5/16/2011

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New Jersey Historical MarkersBordentown Clock Tower

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This brick Romanesque like building was the City's second city hall; a town landmark with the Queen Anne clock tower and Seth Thomas clock. The clock is dedicated to the late Bordentonian William F. Allen designer of standard time.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LowellHouseGuy

location: New Jersey

date approved: 6/6/2006

last visited: 6/14/2011

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New Jersey Historical MarkersBordentown - Bordentown Female College

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Monument is at the interest of Farnsworth Avenue and Crosswicks Street. At one time is was a watering hole for horses on the main street of town.l

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LowellHouseGuy

location: New Jersey

date approved: 6/6/2006

last visited: 4/26/2011

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New Jersey Historical MarkersBordentown - Thomas Paine

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Paine had retired to a small house at Bordentown, New Jersey, on the east bank of the Delaware, and was devoting himself to mechanical contrivances. This house is on Farnsworth Ave.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LowellHouseGuy

location: New Jersey

date approved: 7/14/2006

last visited: 4/6/2011

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New Jersey Historical MarkersBordentown - John Bull Railroad

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Monument to John Bull Locomotive - 1831 -- young mechanic Isaac Dripps of Bordentown assembled (without blue prints or instructions) the locomotive John Bull. It was built by Stephenson and Company, in England, and was imported by the Camden and Amboy Railroad. It was one of the first successful locomotives in the United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LowellHouseGuy

location: New Jersey

date approved: 3/6/2006

last visited: 10/3/2013

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New Jersey Historical MarkersBordentown - Hopkinson House (Joseph)

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Both Joseph Hopkinson who wrote "Hail Colombia" and Francis Hopkinson who signed the Declaration of indenpence lived here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LowellHouseGuy

location: New Jersey

date approved: 3/6/2006

last visited: 6/16/2015

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New Jersey Historical MarkersBordentown - Hopkinson House (Francis)

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1751 -- Francis Hopkinson House built on the southeast corner of Farnsworth Avenue and Park Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LowellHouseGuy

location: New Jersey

date approved: 3/6/2006

last visited: 4/26/2011

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New Jersey Historical MarkersBordentown - Patience Lovell Wright House

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Home of Patience Lovell Wright

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LowellHouseGuy

location: New Jersey

date approved: 3/6/2006

last visited: never

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New Jersey Historical MarkersPatience Lowell Wright Women's Heritage Trail - Bordentown NJ

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Patience Lovell Wright was America’s first professional sculptor and a self-appointed Revolutionary War spy. A native of Bordentown, she lived in this house after her marriage to Joseph Wright in 1748.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New Jersey

date approved: 5/3/2020

last visited: never

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New Jersey Historical MarkersWright House - Bordentown NJ

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Patience Lovell Wright, America's first sculptress lived here before moving to Great Britain 1772. Son Joseph noted painter.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New Jersey

date approved: 5/3/2020

last visited: never

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New Jersey Historical MarkersBordentown - Joseph Borden House

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Joseph Borden [Parents] was born on 12 May 1687 in Middletown, Monmouth, New Jersey. He died on 22 Sep 1765 in Bordentown, Burlington, New Jersey. He was buried in Old Borden Cemetery, Bordentown, Burlington Co., New Jersey. Bordentown was previously named Farnsworth Landing.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LowellHouseGuy

location: New Jersey

date approved: 3/6/2006

last visited: 4/26/2011

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New Jersey Historical MarkersJ.V.B. Wicoff Elementary School - Plainsboro NJ

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Plainsboro community leaders petitioned the State Legislature to grant the community incorporation as an independent township in 1919. This was successfully achieved in May of that year.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New Jersey

date approved: 6/5/2020

last visited: never

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New Jersey Historical MarkersRoute of Washington’s March - Trenton, New Jersey

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Third in a series of twelve stone markers commemorating the night march of George Washington from Trenton to Princeton.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: New Jersey

date approved: 7/15/2008

last visited: 12/10/2010

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New Jersey Historical MarkersScudders Mills - Plainsboro, NJ

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This historical marker near a D&R Canal trailhead describes a mill that was once located in the area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member archway

location: New Jersey

date approved: 11/28/2009

last visited: 6/19/2013

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New Jersey Historical MarkersOlden House - Princeton NJ 08540

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At Washington's request, the Olden family cared for British wounded in this house after the Battle of Princeton.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New Jersey

date approved: 6/5/2020

last visited: never

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New Jersey Historical MarkersSpirit of Justice - Trenton, New Jersey

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Historical marker commemorating the actions of George Washington after his capture of Trenton in December 1776.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: New Jersey

date approved: 7/22/2008

last visited: 9/21/2013

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