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Phillipsburg, New Jersey

Phillipsburg is located at the forks of the Delaware and Lehigh Rivers.  The 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.  The ferry operated for 50 years until greater commerce and travel between the two … Continue reading

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