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historicalmarkerproject/markers/tmp-999b7_perth-amboy-totenville-ferry-slip_Perth-Amboy-NJ.html
The site of ferry service to Staten Island from colonial times to 1963 Restored to the 1904 period in 1998 Joseph Vas, Mayor City Council Peter J. Jimenez, president Joseph Misewicz Robert J. Sgromolo Frank M. Sinatra David A. Szalagyi Ela…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1ZEE_the-historic-community-of-raritan-landing_Piscataway-Township-NJ.html
A small port town called Raritan Landing thrived here between 1710 and 1870. Centered on the intersection of River Road and Landing Lane, Raritan Landing grew to include approximately 100 people and some 70 structures by the 1740s.During the Revol…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1VHB_selman-waksman-and-antibiotics-historical_New-Brunswick-NJ.html
Martin Hall Cook College Rutgers University New Brunswick, New Jersey 1936-1952 Here, in Martin Hall, Selman A. Waksman and his students isolated antibiotics produced by actinomycetes, most notably streptomycin, the first effective pharma…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1VHA_milestones-in-microbiology-historical_New-Brunswick-NJ.html
In 1901, Edward B. Vorhees established here the country's first academic Department of Soil Chemistry and Bacteriology. Early studies by Jacob Lipman, Selman Waksman, Robert Starkey, and René Dubos explored microbial roles in the nitrogen c…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1T8E_the-appleby-devoe-memorial-library-historical_East-Brunswick-NJ.html
Built on an indian camping ground, this library faces the route of America's first steam train. Across the river, stage coaches once plied their way from South Amboy to Burlington. In 1778 Washington's troops passed near the library site on the…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1T5W_dey-farm-historic-site-monroe-township-historical_Monroe-Township-NJ.html
The Charles Dey family acquired this 42 acre site on Old Church Road in 1927. Typical of farmsteads in this era, the house, which had been constructed in three stages beginning in 1820, was complemented by its red barns, shed and protective shade …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1T3F_the-second-presbyterian-church-of-cranbury-historical_Cranbury-Township-NJ.html
The Sexton's House The adjacent private home located at 3 Westminster Place was constructed in 1840 as the home of the Sexton of the Church. As with most historic homes in Cranbury, this house has been modified since its original construction. T…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1T20_new-brunswick-station-historical_New-Brunswick-NJ.html
Date 1903 William H. Brown, Engineer The New Jersey Railroad, chartered in 1832, was completed between Jersey City and New Brunswick in 1835. On January 2, 1836, the first train, a new locomotive named "The New Brunswick" traveled down from Ne…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1T1Z_the-ravine-bridge-historical_New-Brunswick-NJ.html
Also known as the "Kissing Bridge," this favorite landmark was donated to Douglass College by the Class of 1926. Restored in the 1970's and again in 2001. Its original purpose was the span the ravine dividing the original campus from the land give…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1T1Y_the-indian-trail-historical_New-Brunswick-NJ.html
The Indian Trail from the Delaware at Minisink to the sea at Navesink passed through the ravine nearby. In this vicinity before 1680 was the cabin of Cornelius Van Langeveldt (Cornelius Longfield), first settler of New Brunswick. On this land Hess…
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