Bottle Hill And Madison

Author: William Parkhurst Tuttle
Publisher: Forgotten Books
ISBN: 9781333373023
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Excerpt from Bottle Hill and Madison: Glimpses and Reminiscences From Its Earliest Settlement to the Civil War Nearly all the facts of local history contained in this book are from notes of personal conversations with eye witnesses of the ...


Author: John T. Cunningham
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 9780738537801
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The Borough of Madison, New Jersey, known as Bottle Hill until 1834, was first settled in the middle of the eighteenth century.

Past And Promise

Author: Joan N. Burstyn
Publisher: Syracuse University Press
ISBN: 9780815604181
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Azariah Horton in 1742. Rev. Horton, a Presbyterian minister, was born in
Southold, Long Island, in 1715 and graduated from Yale in 1735. Upon
completion of his theological studies and ordination, he became the first
American foreign missionary to the Shinnecock Indians of Long Island (now
Southampton area). After the Hortons married they shared the Rev. Horton's next
assignment to the Delawares of Wyoming, PA. In 1751 they moved to Bottle Hill (
now Madison) in New Jersey ...

New Jersey Cemeteries And Tombstones

Author: Richard Francis Veit
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
ISBN: 0813542367
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... Churchyard M White Ridge Cemetery, Eatontown V/M* Yellow Meeting House
Cemetery, Upper Freehold C/V* MORRIS COUNTY Boonton Presbyterian
Cemetery, Boonton V/M Chester Congregational Churchyard, Chester C/V/M*
First Presbyterian Churchyard, Succasunna C/V* German Valley Rural Cemetery,
Long Valley V John Hancock Cemetery, Florham Park V Hanover Presbyterian
Churchyard, East Hanover C/V/M* Hillside/Madison/Bottle Hill Presbyterian,
Madison C/V* ...

A History Of The Presbyterian Church Madison N J

Author: Samuel L. Tuttle
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There were no houses of worship of any order, in either of the places which have
just been named ; nor in Morristown, Rockaway, Mend- ham, Green Village, or
this place, which, at that time, and for many years subsequently, was called Bottle
Hill.* The only church that existed in all this wide extent of country, was the one
referred to in Whippany. That church, which was a plain wooden structure,
covered on all sides * With respect to the origin of the name, "Bottle Hill," there
are various ...

History Of Union County New Jersey

Author: F. W. Ricord
Publisher: Heritage Books
ISBN: 9780788417924
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After the battle of Princeton, in January, 1777, General Washington located his
army at Bottle Hill, now Madison, and thus the signal station had the additional
duty of warning the army as well as the minute men. It had been admirably
chosen for that object. Indeed, it is the only spot on the whole mountain which
would have served the purpose. A little change to the north would hide New York
and Newark behind the jutting end of Orange mountain at Millburn, and a little
change to the ...

Historical Collections Of The State Of New Jersey

Author: John Warner Barber
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There are also in the place o RI I |TIII - View in Madison. about 100 dwellings, a
handsome church belonging to the Presbyterian denomination, and a private
boarding-school. This village ... A third tradition is, that a suspended bottle was
the sign of the first tavern in the place ; kept in a house then standing in the rear
of the well in Mr. Sherrill's garden. In this then the traditions agree, that the name
Bottle hill originated in the use of the bottle, so common in those days of dram-

New Jersey Folk Revival Music

Author: Michael C. Gabriele
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 1625853939
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The Bottle Hill Band, founded by Jim Albertson, was an early proponent of New
Grass music. Albertson said Hayes House in Madison in early 1970 was the “
cradle” of the ensemble, the place where original members first gathered and
rehearsed. (Bottle Hill was a district in Madison during the colonial era.) Original
members of the band included Albertson as lead singer and guitarist; vocalist,
guitarist, fiddle and banjo player Lew London (Albertson's friend from
Philadelphia); hammer ...