Historical Marker Series

New Jersey: Hunterdon County Cultural and Heritage Commission

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Est. 1763 Served Workers from Union Forge. David Reynolds Owner and Builder. Hanged in 1765 by the British for Counterfeiting
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Est. 1742.Furnace produced iron ore for the Continental Army, cannon balls, farm implements. Forgemaster's house is stucco building on slope.
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Home of Union Forge, maker of early farm equipment, cannonballs for Continential Army. Factory, later known as Taylor Wharton ceased operations in 1971.
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Constructed 1859-1865 for the Central Railroad of New Jersey, this 112 foot earthen embankment double arch culvert supports the original bridge from which the Borough of High Bridge is named.
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N.J. Central Railroad completed in 1875 to bring iron ore from Morris County to forges at High Bridge. In use until 1976 when the track right-of-way was sold.
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Colonel Charles Stewartwas George Washington'sCommissary-General of Issues.The house was built in 1763.
www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HMATO_19th-century-lime-kiln_Somerville-NJ.html
Here farmers burned limestonewhich was crushed into powderand spread on fields to "sweeten the soil."
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Congregation organized in 1742 in Baptistown. A log cabin & a later frame church preceded this 1819 building.
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Now owned by Unitarian-Universalistcongregation. Present church was built in 1837.
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Erected in 1849 at a cost of $400. Used almost continuously until 1953. Accommodated up to 40 students with one teacher.
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