Introduction to Dunellen, New Jersey
The community of Dunellen was formed in 1867. Though the development of this area was related to the Elizabeth-Town & Somerville Railroad station, the railroad station was not named Dunellen until 1869. The Art Color factory, established in 1925, was the main industry in the area, and churned out 10,000,000 magazines every month. The factory was purchased by the W. F. Hall Printing Company of Chicago in 1931, and was in operation till 1968.
Dunellen and Nearby Attractions
- Crane Phillips Living Museum
- Albert Einstein House
- Cheesequake State Park
- Cora Hartshorn Arboretum & Bird Sanctuary
- Staten Island Zoo
- Reeves-Reed Arboretum
Things To Do In Dunellen
Middlesex County Museum, New Jersey Museum of Agriculture, Littell-Lord Farmhouse Museum, Hungarian Heritage Center, and Crane Phillips Living Museum have various artifacts and memorabilia which reflect the cultural and historical background of the region. The 18th century colonial estate, Buccleuch Mansion, is also close by. The Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park, which stretches for 70 miles along the canal, offers opportunities for fishing, boating, hiking, horseback riding, picnicking, and biking. Other popular attractions are the Reeves-Reed Arboretum, the Cora Hartshorn Arboretum & Bird Sanctuary, and the Staten Island Zoo.
Newark Liberty International Airport is the nearest major airport.
Dunellen Higher Education
Colleges close to Dunellen are Rutgers University, Devry Institute, Middlesex County College, and Drew University.