The Historic District of Titusville

The Historic District of Titusville (HMNGT)

Location: Hopewell Township, NJ 08560 Mercer County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 18.487', W 74° 52.909'

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Named for the family of settler Joseph Titus, who established two sawmills and a fishery here in the 1700's, Titusville was a major industrial and transportation center in the mid-19th century. Spurred by the construction of the Delaware and Raritan Feeder Canal in 1832 and the Belvidere Delaware Railroad in 1852, Titusville by the mid-1800s had thriving mills, stores, shops and a population of 300. The abundance of housing stock, which includes fine examples of Greek Revival, Second Empire and Italianate architectural styles, helped Titusville win a spot on the National Register of Historic Places in 1983.
Year Placed1999
Placed ByHopewell Township Historic Sites Committee
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Date Added Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 6:33pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 510042 N 4461962
Decimal Degrees40.30811667, -74.88181667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 18.487', W 74° 52.909'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 18' 29.22" N, 74° 52' 54.54" W
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Area Code(s)908, 609
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 39 River Dr, Hopewell Township NJ 08560, US
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