Discovering the Historic and Natural Resources of the Delaware River Valley

The Delaware River Heritage Trail will be a 60-mile multi-use loop highlighting the cultural and natural resources along the upper portion of the scenic Delaware River estuary. The completed trail will link 24 communities, from Trenton to Palmyra on the New Jersey side and from Morrisville to Philadelphia’s Tacony neighborhood in Pennsylvania. The Delaware River Greenway Partnership and a bi-state advisory committee of government and nonprofit representatives coordinated initial planning for the trail; DRGP is now working on Heritage Trail interpretation, which includes trail signage and this website. Trail construction will be done by county and municipal government agencies. In 2010, Burlington County will begin work on the Bordentown to Burlington City segment.

The Roebling Company\'s Kinkora Works Roebling Village Historic District Florence Township Griffin Pipe Products Company Francis Hopkinson House The Camden & Amboy Railroad Point Breeze Historic District Bordentown City Borough of Fieldsboro Mansfield Township The Bordentown School Bordentown Township Burlington City Burlington Island Beverly City Edgewater Park Township Delanco Township Riverside Township Borough of Riverton Borough of Palmyra Tacony-Palmyra Bridge

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This project was made possible by grants from the Duckworth Family Trust; the New Jersey Historical Commission, a division of the Department of State; the Federal Highway Administration's Recreational Trails Program, administered by New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection; and the New Jersey Council for the Humanities, a state partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations in this website do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities or the New Jersey Council for the Humanities. DRGP acknowledges with gratitude the assistance provided by staffs at these libraries and reference collections: Athenaeum of Philadelphia, Burlington County Library, Burlington County Historical Society, Hagley Museum and Library, Hunterdon County Library, Jerseyana Collection/New Jersey State Library, New Jersey Historical Society, New Jersey Division of Archives and Records Management, New Jersey Historic Preservation Office, Riverside Historical Society, Special Collections and University Archives/Rutgers University,Trentoniana Collection/Trenton Public Library, and Winterthur Library.

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