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The Musconetcong Valley of New Jersey

Wacker, Peter O.

The Musconetcong Valley of New Jersey

a historical geography

by Wacker, Peter O.

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Published by Rutgers University Press in New Brunswick, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Musconetcong Valley (N.J.),
  • New Jersey -- Historical geography

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Peter O. Wacker.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 207 p.
    Number of Pages207
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23251162M

    Musconetcong Valley of New Jersey, (Musconetcong River) found: GNIS, Feb. 22, (Musconetcong River; variant names: Musconetgung River and Muskonetcunk River) found: Web. geog., Feb. 22, (Musconetcong River; N. New Jersey; 50 m. long, flows from Lake Hopatcong SW to Delaware River at SW extremity of Warren Co.). New Jersey Valleys: A list of all the Valleys in New Jersey with maps, driving directions and a local area search function.

    The square mile Musconetcong River Valley Watershed lies within the Highlands physiographic province of New Jersey. The Highlands provides the water supply source for the state’s major urban areas. The Musconetcong River Valley features an outstanding diversity of farms, hamlets and villages and secluded natural areas. SURFACE-WATER RECORDS LOCATIONLat 40°40'20", long 75°03'39" referenced to North American Datum of , Pohatcong Township, Warren County, NJ, Hydrologic Unit , on right bank 15 ft downstream from bridge on Limekiln Road (Person Road), mi upstream of Bloomsbury, and mi upstream from mouth.

    This tunnel, known as either the Pattenburg Tunnel or Musconetcong Tunnel, was constructed from to by the Lehigh Valley Railroad. The keystones of the arches on both sides of the mile long tunnel have engraved in them. The tunnel was built by the Bates and Rogers Construction Company for three million dollars. The Musconetcong Valley of New Jersey. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, Whitehead, William A. et. al. (eds.). Archives of the State of New Jersey: Documents Relating to the Colonial. Revolutionary and Post Revolutionary History of the State of New Jersey. First Series, 42 vols. Various Places: State of New Jersey,


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Musconetcong Valley of New Jersey Hardcover – January 1, by Peter O Wacker (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: Peter O Wacker. Book Review: The Musconetcong Valley of New Jersey, A Historical Geography, by Peter O. WackerAuthor: Ruth Seltzer.

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WackerAuthor: Ruth Seltzer. Route hugs the lower Musconetcong River for its last few miles of existence through a little-known collection of ancient settlements and beautiful farms. Musconetcong River Valley in New Jersey Toggle navigation New Jersey's Great Northwest.

A wooded nature preserve totaling acres, Musconetcong Gorge formerly served as a woodlot for Warren Glenn Paper Mill, which started production in and still operates today.

The Musconetcong Conservancy secured the Musconetcong Reservation, which is managed by Hunterdon County Department of Parks and Recreation. The Musconetcong River starts in the northwestern Highlands region of New Jersey. The river flows 42 miles south and west, from Lake Hopatcong to the Delaware River.

Along the way to the Delaware River it flows through Lake Musconetcong and then the southeastern side of the Pohatcong Mountain ridge. For the most part the Musconetcong River is 40 or 50 feet wide as it flows. Updated: 5/28/14 – Changed route and description, new photos, new GPX.

Map: The trail kiosk had maps the day we were there, or you can print from their site just to make sure you have one.

Parking: N40 W75 Rt to 78 W exit 7. Parking is along the gravel road, by the park sign. Restrooms: None. Musconetcong River Gorge Most folks from this area are familiar with the Ken Lockwood Gorge section of the South Branch of the Raritan River. This famous (or infamous, depending on your point of view) section of this well known freestone stream, is undoubtedly one of the most popular areas to fish for trout in the Garden State.

History / United States / State & Local / Middle Atlantic History / United States / State & Local / Middle Atlantic (DC, DE, MD, NJ, NY, PA) History / United States / State & Local / New England Musconetcong Valley Musconetcong Valley (N.J.) Musconetcong Valley (New Jersey) New Jersey: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan.

Reminiscences of the Schooley's Mountain and Musconetcong Valley, early life of Daniel F. Beatty, of Washington, New Jersey [George S De Wier] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. northern New Jersey and is a major tributary of the Delaware River. Recognizing the v alue of the rich natural and cultural resources of the Musconetcong Riv er Valley, concerned citizens drew a" ention to the needs of the riv er in Byeighteen of the nineteen municipalities Musconetcong River Management Plan in Musconetcong Valley Cemetery, Hunterdon County, New Jersey On Asbury Road (near Main Street, between Hampton and Asbury).

This Cemetery listing has been made available due to the fine efforts in Augustby Brian Gardner for his Eagle Scout Project. Brian donated his efforts to the Lebanon Township Museum.

The. Wacker gave several reasons for choosing the Musconetcong River valley over any of several others in New Jersey. He stated in his book "A unique opportunity exists in New Jersey, especially in the southern Highlands of the state, to investigate the processes whereby distinct ethnic groups and varied economic interest have transformed the largely forested landscape of aboriginal days to the largely.

An outline history of New Jersey; The Indians of the Musconetcong Valley; The white man comes to the Musconetcong; Hackettstowns early homes; The Morris Turnpike; Governors of New Jersey; The Morris Canal; Hackettstown in the first wars; Early industries and professions; Old Presbyterian burying ground; An outstanding citizen; The railroad.

Musconetcong River. The Musconetcong River drains a square-mile watershed area in northern New Jersey, and, as a major tributary to the Delaware River, is part of the larger (12,square-miles) Delaware River watershed. The mile river in a general southwest direction to the Delaware River and ultimately to the Delaware Bay.

Besides that it may be New Jersey's rarest book. I found two. One was bucks and another Who knew?Anyway, I will start at The neat thing is the owner had a bunch of articles on the case in the Along the Musconetcong written by Ruth Trask was released by T.

Publications, Inc. Ltd. in Hudson River in New York south to Riegelsville on the Delaware River in New Jersey. Blazed with teal-colored diamonds, the trail displays the scenic and natural beauty of the Highlands Region.

A portion of the trail lies within Musconetcong Gorge Preserve. For more on the Highlands Trail, visit the New York - NewFile Size: KB.

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Wacker, a. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wacker, Peter O. Musconetcong Valley of New Jersey. New Brunswick, N.J., Rutgers University Press [].Musconetcong Valley Presbyterian, Hampton, New Jersey.

likes. We are the little church in the heart of Hampton NJ- embracing God's BIG love. 5/5(2).The requisite resource in understanding the story of the Musconetcong would be Peter Wacker’s “The Musconetcong Valley of New Jersey: A Historical Geography”. Published in by Rutgers University Press, the professor of Geography and Anthropology describes how the natural resources of the Musconetcong River valley determined, and were in turn transformed by, human settlement.