Bicentennial 1976First wooden bridge built in 1790 - Anthony Rutgers of the Rutgers family for which Rutgers University is named. Operated as a toll bridge until destroyed by a great flood 1841. His widow sold charter to widow of Nicholas Joralemon. New bridge built in 1843 and sold to (3) counties in 1851 and made a free bridge. In 1879 iron bridge constructed which was replaced by present bridge in 1910.
|Placed By||Belleville Historical Society|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, October 19th, 2014 at 12:25pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18T E 571880 N 4515402|
|Decimal Degrees||40.78646667, -74.14806667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 40° 47.188', W 74° 8.884'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||40° 47' 11.28" N, 74° 8' 53.04" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||973, 862|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 16 Rutgers St, Belleville NJ 07109, US|
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