Piscataway, a New Jersey township, is located in Middlesex County. It is located in the Raritan Valley, a suburb of New York. Piscataway could be the name of the region’s first European American settlers, who arrived from New Hampshire near to the Piscataqua River.
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Johnson Park is a 473-acre linear parks that runs along the northern banks the Raritan River, in Piscataway and Highland Park (New Jersey). A small zoo was one of the many facilities in the park, but it closed in April 2022. The East Coast Greenway is connected by paths through the park. The East Jersey Olde Towne Village can be found adjacent.
Cornelius Low House
The Cornelius Low House, a Georgian manor located in Piscataway in Middlesex County in New Jersey, United States is built in 1741 at Raritan Landing. The Cornelius Low House has been listed on both the New Jersey Register of Historic Places (NJ Register of Historic Places) and the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP). Cornelius Low House/Middlesex County Museum is currently housed in the house.
East Jersey Old Town Village
East Jersey Old Town Village, an open-air museum in Johnson Park in Piscataway is located.This Village features a collection historic Raritan Valley buildings. It also includes replicas of 18th and 19th-century vernacular architecture that is typical of Central Jersey’s farm and merchant communities.The permanent exhibition on Raritan Landing is located in the Village. This 18th-century inland port was once found just downstream of the river.The village has been under the control of the Middlesex County Office of Arts and History since 1989.
Metlar-Bodine House Museum
The Metlar House is also known as the Knapp House or the Bodine House. It is a historic house that has been turned into a museum. It is located on River Road in Piscataway. It is believed that it is haunted. The house was badly damaged by a fire in 2003. Over the past decade, the museum has been subject to major renovations and is now open to the public. Metlar-Bodine House’s “Red, White, and Boom” Madeira wine tasting event, July 6, 2014, launched its fundraising campaign to fund a new educational wing that will house the Ross Hall Wall.
Rutgers University Ecological Preserve
Rutgers University Ecological Preserve was previously known as Kilmer Woods. It is now a nature teaching area. This tract of land, covering 370 acres, is part of Rutgers’ Livingston Campus. It is located in Middlesex County, New Jersey, between Edison and Piscataway. It supports a variety of wood-dwelling creatures and has a diverse plant life.
SHI Stadium is Rutgers University’s football stadium in Piscataway. The venue is used for home games by Rutgers Scarlet Knights Football, Rutgers Scarlet Knights Men’s and Women’s Lacrosse. It is located at Rutgers’ Busch Campus and has a view of the Raritan River to its South.