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314 Route 12
Flemington, NJ 08822 United States

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Tuesday, April 3, 2018

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

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

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