Historic Markers

In 2008, the Woodbridge Township Historic Preservation Commission began  placing Historic Markers on the various sites of historical significance in Woodbridge Township.  The program continues to recognize a number of sites each year, according to the funding available.  The following is a listing of the sites already identified by a marker and the year in which that marker was erected. 

Woodbridge Township Historic Preservation Commission

Woodbridge Township, New Jersey

Chartered 1669


In 2014, the following properties were recognized:
  • St. Anthony of Padua, 436 Port Reading Ave., Port Reading
  • Maple Tree Farm, 871 Rahway Ave., Avenel
  • Avenel Schools 4 & 5, 224-236 Avenel St., Avenel
  • McMyler Coal Dumper, Coal Pier, Middlesex Ave., Port Reading ​
In 2013, the following properties were recognized:
  • The Cutter House, 891 Main St., Fords
  • Woman's Club, 11 Corrielle St., Fords
  • Fords Corner, New Brunswick Ave. & King Georges Post Road, Fords
  • Fords Porcelain Works, 950 King Georges Post Road, Fords
  • Hopelawn School 10, 52 Clyde Ave., Hopelawn
In 2012, the following properties were recognized:
  • ​Cooper-Neuberg House, 380 Cliff Rd., Sewaren
  • Boynton Beach, corner of Cliff Rd. & Ferry St., Sewaren
  • St. John's Episcopal Church, Woodbridge Ave. & Cliff Rd., Sewaren
  • Gorham Boynton House, 483 West Ave., Sewaren
  • Sewaren Free Public Library, 546 West Ave., Sewaren

In 2011, the following properties were recognized:

  • Colonia Country Club, Colonia Boulevard, Colonia

  • Colonia Triangle - marking the site of the Bishop Grist & Sawmill and the First Colonia Library, Chain O'Hills & New Dover Road, Colonia

  • U. S. General Hospital No. 3, corner of Dorset & New Dover Road in Colonia

  • Kinnekort, corner of New Dover Road and Colonia Boulevard

  • The Trees (The Old Cone Place), 374 New Dover Road, Colonia

​​​In 2010, the following markers were added:

  • Woodbridge High School (now Middle School), 525 Barron Avenue, Woodbridge

  • James Parker Press, Rahway Avenue, Woodbridge

  • St. James Roman Catholic Parish, Amboy Avenue & Main Street, Woodbridge

  • United Methodist Church, Main Street, Woodbridge

  • Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Amboy Avenue, Woodbridge

In 2009, the following markers were added:

  • First Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Rahway Avenue, Woodbridge

  • Jonathan Dunham House, Rahway Avenue, Woodbridge

  • Trinity Churchyard, Rahway Avenue, Woodbridge

  • Fitz-Randolph House, 569 Rahway Avenue, Woodbridge

  • First Congregational Church, 545-561 Barron Avenue, Woodbridge

  • School No. 1 (Administration Building), 421 School Street, Woodbridge

  • Bloomfield House, 115-117 Harrell Avenue, Woodbridge

  • J. J. Bitting Coal & Feed Depot, 33 Main Street, Woodbridge

In 2008, the following properties were recognized:

  • Aaron Dunn Homestead/Jost-Keating House— 12 Freeman Street, Woodbridge

  • Barron Library (now The Barron Arts Center)— 582 Rahway Avenue, Woodbridge

  • Barron House— 574 Rahway Avenue, Woodbridge

  • Cross Keys Tavern—142 No. James St. (behind 7/11 on Rt. 35), Woodbridge

  • First Presbyterian Church (The Old White Church)—Corner Rahway Avenue and Port Reading Avenue, Woodbridge

  • Methodist Episcopal Church Parsonage— 71 Main Street, Woodbridge

  • Trinity Episcopal Church—Rahway Avenue, Woodbridge