Bevans, New Jersey

Bevans, New Jersey (HMO8Q)

Location: Sandyston, NJ 07851 Sussex County
Country: United States of America

N 41° 11.814', W 74° 51.017'

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Originally named for early settler and surveyor Peter Van Neste in 1761. Nicknamed Hen's Foot, The Corners, and finally Bevans for its Postmaster James C. Bevans in 1829. The Peter's Valley Society for Literature was est. Jan. 1, 1813. The Dutch Reformed Church at Peter's Valley was built in 1838. The Universalistic Church was gathered in 1847. The historic "Old Mine Road" and Delaware River are to the West. Peter's Valley flouring mill ruins on the Big Flatbrook lie nearby. Bevans was lost to the Tocks Island Dam Project of 1960-70's and the name Peter's Valley was reinstated. Today this hamlet and surrounding area belong to the National Park Service.
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HM NumberHMO8Q
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Year Placed2010
Placed BySandyston Township Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 13th, 2014 at 9:30pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 512553 N 4560626
Decimal Degrees41.19690000, -74.85028333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 11.814', W 74° 51.017'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 11' 48.84" N, 74° 51' 1.02" W
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Area Code(s)973
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 155-199 Co Rd 615, Sandyston NJ 07851, US
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