Neshanic and Neshanic Station

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The villages of Neshanic and Neshanic Station make upthe southern portion of Somerset County, New Jersey.Upper and Lower Neshanic, as they were earlier known,joined over a century ago when the Elm Street Bridge wasbuilt, linking the two villages. Neshanic was a colonialsettlement that grew around the commerce of AmwellRoad and the following of the Reformed Dutch Church ofNeshanic, which was established in 1752. Neshanic Stationcontained only a handful of residences until railroad linesled to the commercial and residential expansion of thevillage in the late 1800s.Today, these two villages exist mainly as residentialcommunities but are linked with the past through thelifelong ties to the villages by their residents. While thecommerce that once occupied this area is gone, its senseof community remains.
ISBN: 9780738501406
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: New Jersey
Series: Images of America
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
The Neshanic Station Historical Society has compiled this fascinating collection of over 200 photographs and postcards, many of which have never been published. This work brings together two communities' heritage and is sure to be enjoyed by area residents and visitors, young and old, for many years to come.
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