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Edison, Middlesex, New Jersey, USA
What is now Edison Township was originally incorporated as Raritan Township by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on March 17, 1870, from portions of both Piscataway Township and Woodbridge Township. Portions of the township were taken to form Metuchen on March 20, 1900, and Highland Park on March 15, 1905. The name was officially changed to Edison Township on November 10, 1954, in honor of inventor Thomas Edison, who had his main laboratory in the Menlo Park section of the township.

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  • What is now Edison Township was originally incorporated as Raritan Township by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on March 17, 1870, from portions of both Piscataway Township and Woodbridge Township.

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    Raritan Bridge, Raritan, N.J.
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    Main Street, Raritan, N.J.
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    St. Bernards Roman Catholic Church, Raritan, N.J.
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  • 1906
    Raritan, a township of Middlesex co., N.J. Pop. in 1900, 2801.
    Lippincott's New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns ... in Every Portion of the Globe Publisher J.B. Lippincott Company, 1906



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Raritan Bridge, Raritan, N.J.
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St. Bernards Roman Catholic Church, Raritan, N.J.
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  • What is now Edison Township was originally incorporated as Raritan Township by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on March 17, 1870, from portions of both Piscataway Township and Woodbridge Township.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • 1906
    Raritan, a township of Middlesex co., N.J. Pop. in 1900, 2801.
    Lippincott's New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns ... in Every Portion of the Globe Publisher J.B. Lippincott Company, 1906

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