The Rutgers Bridge

The Rutgers Bridge (HMZFU)

Location: Belleville, NJ 07109 Essex County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 47.188', W 74° 8.884'

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Bicentennial 1976

First wooden bridge built in 1790 - Anthony Rutgers of the Rutgers family for which Rutgers University is named. Operated as a toll bridge until destroyed by a great flood 1841. His widow sold charter to widow of Nicholas Joralemon. New bridge built in 1843 and sold to (3) counties in 1851 and made a free bridge. In 1879 iron bridge constructed which was replaced by present bridge in 1910.
Year Placed1976
Placed ByBelleville Historical Society
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Date Added Sunday, October 19th, 2014 at 12:25pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 571880 N 4515402
Decimal Degrees40.78646667, -74.14806667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 47.188', W 74° 8.884'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 47' 11.28" N, 74° 8' 53.04" W
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Area Code(s)973, 862
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 16 Rutgers St, Belleville NJ 07109, US
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