Bridgetown

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Place Record Title
Bridgetown
Identifier
NJS-PLC-00129
Place Type
City, Town, or Village
Description
Bridgetown is the historical name of an area in present-day Rahway, New Jersey. It was originally a part of Woodbridge Township in Middlesex County. In the mid-19th century, this area was annexed to Rahway city and was transferred to Union County.

It is not to be confused with Bridgeton in Cumberland County, which was also known as Bridgetown in the past.
Locality
Bridgetown
County (Modern)
Union County
County (Historical)
Middlesex County
State or Province
New Jersey
Country
United States of America
Alternate Name
Rahway
Related Place
Woodbridge
Rahway
Latitude
40.59433
Longitude
-74.29083
Record Contributor
Jesse Bayker

Linked resources

Items with "Places Located Here: Bridgetown"
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New Jersey Location
Items with "Location of Event: Bridgetown"
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1802-01-02 Freedom seeking: Harry Event
Items with "Mentions: Bridgetown"
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Notice (Association for the purpose of opposing the practice of Kidnapping), by James Parker Jr. Bibliographic Resource
Items with "Place of Significance: Bridgetown"
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Harry (b. 1781) Agent
Lambert DeCamp (1733-1814) Agent
Items with "Encompasses These Places Presently: Bridgetown"
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Union County Location
Items with "Encompassed These Places Historically: Bridgetown"
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Middlesex County Location