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The New Jersey Register of Historic Places is the official list of historic resources of local, state, and national interest in the U.S. state of New Jersey. The program is administered by the New Jersey's state historic preservation office within the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection.

The register was established under the terms of the New Jersey Register of Historic Places Act of 1970. The New Jersey Register mirrors the National Register of Historic Places, and uses the same criteria for eligibility.

Current listings not on the National List

Gloucester County

See National Register of Historic Places listings in Gloucester County, New Jersey for the national list.

Broad Street Historic District encompassing Broad Street (between Woodbury Creek and Courtland Street) and Delaware Street (between Broad and Wood streets) was listed (#1429) on February 19, 1988. It includes the Gloucester County Courthouse.

Hunterdon County

See National Register of Historic Places listings in Hunterdon County, New Jersey for the national list.

Name on the Register Image Date listed Location City or town Description
1 NJ Route 165 Bridge over Swan Creek
NJ Route 165 Bridge over Swan Creek
11 February 1999
(#3355)
Intersections of NJ Route 165 and Swan Street
40°21′53″N 74°56′30″W / 40.364720°N 74.94163940°W / 40.364720; -74.94163940 (NJ Route 165 Bridge over Swan Creek)
Lambertville
2 Lilly Mansion
Lilly Mansion
2 February 1981
(#1603)
6 Lilly Street, Lambertville, NJ 08530
40°21′56″N 74°56′32″W / 40.365643°N 74.942308°W / 40.365643; -74.942308 (Lilly Mansion)
Lambertville Lilly Mansion was built between 1812 and 1830 for Dr. John Lilly. It is now the Lambertville Public Library.
3 People's Store
People's Store
2 February 1981
(#1605)
28 N Union St, Lambertville, NJ 08530
40°13′12″N 74°33′51″W / 40.220066°N 74.564200°W / 40.220066; -74.564200 (People's Store)
Lambertville Built in 1839, the building is now an antiques mall.

Mercer County

See National Register of Historic Places listings in Mercer County, New Jersey for the national list.

Name on the Register Image Date listed Location City or town Description
1 Shaky Bridge
Shaky Bridge
24 March 2004
(#4313)
near Trenton Water Filtration Plant at the Calhoun Street Bridge
40°13′24″N 74°46′48″W / 40.2232316°N 74.7800616°W / 40.2232316; -74.7800616 (Shaky Bridge)
Trenton (spans approx. 20 feet) demonstration project from John_A._Roebling.
2 Yard Avenue Historic District Upload image
25 April 1983
(#1809)

40°13′13″N 74°45′16″W / 40.22034°N 74.75449°W / 40.22034; -74.75449 (Yard Avenue Historic District)
Trenton Demolished.

It was petitioned to be de-certified.

It is now known as Station Plaza.

There was a book published in the early 80's.

It is no longer listed on the map. In included an area including Carroll street, Southard Street, Yard Avenue, South Clinton Avenue, and East State Street, and was considered to be "Railroad Age".


3 Waters Edge Archaeological Complex Upload image
3 March 1997
(#3535)

Coordinates missing
Trenton HPO Opinion: 12/19/1975

Smithsonian Institution site registration designation 28-Me-268(ID#3535)

It is on the site of Water’s Edge residential care facility.

at 512 Union Street, Trenton, New Jersey 08611

It is superseded by the Smithsonian Institution site registration designation 28Me273

4 Benevolent Protective Order of Elks, Trenton Lodge 105
Benevolent Protective Order of Elks, Trenton Lodge 105
7 March 1988
(#1792)
120 North Warren Street, Trenton, NJ
40°13′18″N 74°45′55″W / 40.221535°N 74.765341°W / 40.221535; -74.765341 (Benevolent Protective Order of Elks, Trenton Lodge 105)
Trenton Construction on the building began in 1910, was completed the following year and formally opened January 1, 1912.
5 Trenton Trust Company
Trenton Trust Company
21 May 2008
(#4786)
28 West State Street, Trenton, NJ
40°13′15″N 74°46′02″W / 40.220723°N 74.767139°W / 40.220723; -74.767139 (Trenton Trust Company)
Trenton Built in 1928 as Trenton Trust Headquarters. In 1937, Mary Roebling, became the bank's president, making her the first woman to head a major American bank.

Somerset County

See National Register of Historic Places listings in Somerset County, New Jersey for the national list.

Name on the Register Image Date listed Location City or town Description
1 Raritan Water Power Canal
Raritan Water Power Canal
27 August 2001
(#3633)
Raritan, NJ 08869
40°33′55″N 74°38′16″W / 40.56521667°N 74.63778333°W / 40.56521667; -74.63778333 (Raritan Water Power Canal)
Raritan Raritan Water Power Canal Historic District, ID#3633
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