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Route 1 Fun Facts
Fun Fact #13

The road that later became Historic Route 1 started as a trail during the 1600s. Burned trees marked the way, crude bridges crossed ravines, and canoe ferries transported goods and people across wider rivers. Later, the first horse carrier service would be established in New Jersey.

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Route 1 in the News

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  • On U.S. 1, Localities Must Come Together,
    Richmond Times-Dispatch, October 8, 2010
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  • A Historic Road Seeks Tourism Business,
    Progress-index.com, June 10, 2010
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  • Group promotes historic Route 1 with improvements, new website,
    Progress-index.com, May 12, 2010
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  • Historic Route 1 project launched in Chesterfield,
    Richmond Times-Dispatch, May 12, 2010
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  • Historic Route 1 to undergo streetscape makeover,
    NBC12.com, May 11, 2010
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