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Mileage & Schedule

The following schedule is a rough estimate of the mileage and time expected walking and touring some of the main historical milestones along the way. Those noted are of particular interest and may offer a guided discussion of historical significance. The historical perspective ranges from the relvolutionary times to the current period.

Place Time
Miles
Cum. Miles Avg speed Time (hrs) Cum. Time
Metuchen Train Station (arrival, registration, briefing) 8:00:00 AM 0 0      
Start - Metuchen Train Station 8:30:00 AM 0 0 0.00 0:30:00 0:30:00
Asbrook Reservation (1776 Raritan Road) Battlefield Site - battle discussion, exhibits & artifacts 10:15:00 AM 5 5 2.85 1:45:00 2:15:00
Fanwood Train Station (250 North Ave., Fanwood) - victorian building with railroad history.
FW Reception provided by Fanwood Historic Preservation Commission
11:45:00 AM 3 8 2.00 1:30:00 3:45:00
Osborn Cannonball House (1840 Front Street, Scotch Plains) dating back to 1700s with area historical significance. 12:45:00 PM 1 9 1.00 1:00:00 4:45:00
End - Deserted Village of Feltville-Glenside Park, Cataract Hollow Rd. A secluded 1845 town built for immigrants, Turned into a summer resort in 1882. Celebrate 4 Centuries with rides, games, various activities.  2:30:00 PM 4 13 2.28 1:45:00 6:30:00
TOTALS   13 13 2.00   6:30:00
Optional Extended 7-mile Walk 
Walk to Cranford train station via county trails and roads.
4:30:00 PM 7 20 3.50 2:00:00 8:30:00
TOTALS   20   3.07              8:30:00

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