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Phillipsburg, New Jersey

Phillipsburg is located at the forks of the Delaware and Lehigh Rivers. ┬áThe Morris Canal started in Phillipsburg, and extended to Jersey City on the Hudson River. Not only was the river important to transportation and commerce, but the New … Continue reading

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Northampton Street Free Bridge

The first crossing of the Delaware River between Easton, PA and Phillipsburg, NJ was ferry in 1739, at the junction of the Delaware and Lehigh Rivers. ┬áThe ferry operated for 50 years until greater commerce and travel between the two … Continue reading

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