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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2CKF_st-james-roman-catholic-parish_Woodbridge-Township-NJ.html
St. James Roman Catholic Parish . First mass, 1683 . School opened, 1890 . Church relocated from Upper Main Street, 1924 . New church dedicated, 1968 . var plainText = document.getElementById('inscription1').innerText; …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2CJQ_devonshire_Woodbridge-Township-NJ.html
Devonshire . Family home of Will & Eva Rollinson . Farm until 1923 . Social center for "The Colony" . Restored 2013 . 1917 . var plainText = document.getElementById('inscription1').innerText; document.getElement…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2C6C_adath-israel-synagogue_Woodbridge-Township-NJ.html
Adath Israel Synagogue Congregation Adath Israel Synagogue served Woodbridge's Jewish community from 1907 until its 2006 merger with Congregation Neve Shalom of Metuchen. The Conservative congregation first High Holy Days services were celebrated…
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…
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