First movement by steam on a railroad in New Jersey

First movement by steam on a railroad in New Jersey (HM2WZ)

Location: Bordentown, NJ 08505 Burlington County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 8.868', W 74° 42.774'

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First movement by steam on a railroad in the state of New Jersey, November 12, 1831, by the original locomotive "John Bull" now deposited in the United States National Museum at Washington. The first piece of railroad track in New Jersey was laid by the Camden and Amboy Railroad Company between this point and the stone, thirty five hundred feet eastward in 1831.
HM NumberHM2WZ
Series This marker is part of the More Than Words series, and the Pennsylvania Railroad series.
Year Placed1891
Placed ByPennsylvania Railroad Company
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Date Added Sunday, October 26th, 2014 at 4:36pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 524453 N 4444201
Decimal Degrees40.14780000, -74.71290000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 8.868', W 74° 42.774'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 8' 52.08" N, 74° 42' 46.44" W
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Area Code(s)609
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 66 Railroad Ave, Bordentown NJ 08505, US
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