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It served as a burial ground from 1844 to 1915. Built by "Stuttering Jake" Swackhammer for the ministry of his uncle, Rev. Lambert Swackhammer, an opponent of slavery and alcohol, its church members over the years were predominantly of the Luthera…
Lawrence Hager Trimmer (1847-1909) was a commanding presence in the Middle Valley community, having represented the Second District of Hunterdon County, in the New Jersey State Assembly, from 1889-1891. As a prominent businessman he founded and se…
In 1760, a farmer named Asher Mott (1739-?) inherited a gristmill and a 45 acre "plantation" following the death of his father, William. The mill was located downstream from this point along Hollow Brook (also known as Mill Creek). Please note tha…
"On my honor I will do my best to do my duty to God and my country and to obey the Scout Law" In 1928, the Boy Scouts of America purchased 287 acres of land at a cost of $10,000 from the estate of Edward Pierson (died 1922) for the establishmen…
The most memorable train wreck in the history of the High Bridge Branch occurred on the morning of Saturday, April 18, 1885 when the central and southern spans of the 250' long Gorge Bridge (now called the Ken Lockwood Gorge Bridge) collapsed as a…
The only bridge of this design in Hunterdon County. It spans the Musconetcong River and joins Hunterdonto Warren County. Also known as Wydner Farm Bridge
Hunt Family Was Major Benefactor To Glen Gardner.House Owned By Dr. A. A. Hunt In Late 1700's. House Across Street Built By His Son, Dr. T. E. Hunt, In 1853.
Named In 1871 For Chair Factory Family Eveland's Tavern In 1760, It Was Later Known As Sodom, And In 1820, Clarksville, After A Local Merchant.
Post Marker:Known asOld Swack ChurchErected 1844Builder Jacob SwackhammerIn use until 1896Small marker on concrete post:Mount Bethel Evangelical Lutheran Church(Commonly known as the Swack Church)Built in 1844 - In use until about 1900Plaque prepa…
[Main Marker]:On October 31, 1933, CCC Company 1268, S.P.-5, arrived at High Bridge, N.J., four years after former Governor Foster M. Voorhees donated his 325 acre farm, known as Hills Acres, to the State of New Jersey to become a park. Called Voo…