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Settlement and River Trade Along the Delaware River in the Pre-Canal Period

Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

During the 18th century and well into the 19th century, Durham boats -the boat best known for its use by General George Washington’s troops to cross the river before the Battle of Trenton in 1776- plied the middle and upper Delaware  to transport the region’s products to urban markets in exchange for goods not available locally.  Join historic preservation expert Dennis Bertland in a talk that is based on a research project that he conducted for the Knowlton Township Historical Commission for the Ramseysburg Homestead, a historic site in Warren County associated with early settlement and trade along the Delaware.  Hunterdon County Library Main Branch.  7 pm. Free. Refreshments follow.  Reservations recommended.

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Date:
Tuesday, April 3, 2018
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7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hunterdon County Library – Main Branch
314 Route 12
Flemington, NJ 08822 United States
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