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Hunterdon County Library – Main Branch

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314 Route 12
Flemington, NJ 08822 United States

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

The History of High Bridge

Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hunterdon County Library – Main Branch, 314 Route 12
Flemington, NJ 08822 United States
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The history of High Bridge is intertwined with the development of the iron and steel industry in the United States  As early as the 1700s, the framework of this little hamlet had already been created by English investors who carved up the rich wilderness of the New World, brimming with iron ore that would be essential to the country's development.  High Bridge Borough evolved around the Taylor Wharton Foundry, established in 1742.  With the passage of time, however, High Bridge…

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