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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 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.

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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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New Jersey Historical MarkersTransportation - Somers Point NJ

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Shore Road, completed in 1731, was the main artery for transportation and trade connecting Nacote Creek (Port Republic) to Somerset Plantation (Somers Point) and to Cape May County by Job’s Ferry.

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 Markers“Terry Well” Circa 1760 - Scotch Plains NJ

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Furnished water for both Colonials and Red Coats during Battle of the Short Hills, June 26, 1777. (Home of Jonathan Terry)

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New Jersey

date approved: 6/21/2020

last visited: never

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New Jersey Historical MarkersThe Titus Farm - South Brunswick NJ

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For 53 years, Thomas Titus and his descendants farmed this plot of land. Once an enslaved person, his remains lie here in an unmarked grave, as if keeping watch over the old farmstead.

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location: New Jersey

date approved: 6/21/2020

last visited: never

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New Jersey Historical MarkersSayre & Fisher Reading Room - Sayreville NJ

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The reading room building was constructed in Sayreville in 1883 by the Sayre and Fisher Company for use as a library and a hall.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New Jersey

date approved: 6/21/2020

last visited: never

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New Jersey Historical Markers1950 South Amboy Explosion - South Amboy NJ

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An explosion of tremendous violence occurred at approximately 7:26 pm on Friday, May 19, 1950, at the Pennsylvania Railroad Pier No. 4 (Powder Pier) at the foot of Augusta Street, South Amboy (across inlet).

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New Jersey

date approved: 6/21/2020

last visited: never

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New Jersey Historical MarkersFirst Air Mail Delivery Flight in New Jersey - South Amboy NJ

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The South Amboy Post Office was located here in 1912. From this post office the First Air Mail Delivery Flight in New Jersey was undertaken.

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location: New Jersey

date approved: 6/21/2020

last visited: never

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New Jersey Historical MarkersSlater’s Mill Circa 1850 - Riverdale NJ

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Built on site of several pre-Revolutionary mills. Joseph Slater purchased present mill in 1861 for factory which processed beaver fur felt for Stetson Hats.

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location: New Jersey

date approved: 6/21/2020

last visited: never

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New Jersey Historical MarkersRiegelsville Historic District Named in 1876 - Riegelsville NJ

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First known as Shank's Ferry in the 1700's. A ferry was established here across the Delaware River.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New Jersey

date approved: 6/21/2020

last visited: never

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New Jersey Historical MarkersHorse Head Coppers - Morristown NJ

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In 1787-1788 copper for horse head pennies mined here and minted nearby by Walter Mould at John Cleves Symmes’ home. “Solitude” house later became tavern, Wheatsheaf Inn.

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 MarkersMountain Lakes Railroad Station 1912 - Mountain Lakes NJ

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Built on property once owned by Hero Bull. Former slave.

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 Markers“Death of the Fox” - Mount Royal NJ

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Name of the tavern built in 1727. One of the “Meet” headquarters of the old Gloucester Fox Hunting Club 1786-1818.

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location: New Jersey

date approved: 6/5/2020

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New Jersey Historical MarkersLotta Crabtree House 1886

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Summer cottage designed by architect Frank Furness for renowned 19th century actress. Located in Breslin Park, Lake Hopatcong’s fashionable section during its great resort years.

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 MarkersAlice Stokes Paul-Women's Heritage Trail - Mount Laurel NJ

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Alice Stokes Paul (1885-1977) was born and spent her childhood years in this farmhouse, Paulsdale.

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location: New Jersey

date approved: 6/5/2020

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New Jersey Historical MarkersHugh Allen Mansion - Netcong NJ

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Original stone section served as early 19th century tavern on Morris and Sussex Turnpike.

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location: New Jersey

date approved: 6/5/2020

last visited: never

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New Jersey Historical MarkersRachel Bradford Boudinot- Women's Heritage Trail - Newark NJ

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Founded in 1803, the Newark Charitable Society (now called the Newark Day Center) is one of the oldest social service agencies in the United States.

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 MarkersNew Jersey Coastal Heritage Trail Route Information - Bridgeton NJ

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The New Jersey Coastal Heritage Trail Route is a “park in the making”—an idea becoming a reality. Many of its sites are available for you to visit.

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 MarkersBrinley Grist Mill - (Ocean Township) Oakhurst NJ

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Site of the Brinley Grist Mill. Built about 1725 the mill on Whalepond Brook was the first business in the area.

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 MarkersSignal Hill - Old Bridge NJ

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In 1779, a system of 23 alarm posts was established throughout the State. These alerted local militia to assemble at predetermined locations.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New Jersey

date approved: 6/5/2020

last visited: never

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