Introduction to Jamesburg, New Jersey
Jamesburg was originally inhabited by the Leni Lenape Native Americans. In the late 17th century, settlers began to arrive into the area in high volume. Reverend David Brainerd established an Indian mission, Bethel, in the area in 1746. It was formally incorporated in 1915. The community was named in honor of local business owner James Buckelew.
Jamesburg and nearby Attractions
- Thompson Park
- Jamesburg Historical Association
- The Stone Museum
- Staten Island Zoo
- Historic Allaire Village
- Zimmerli Art Museum
Things To Do In Jamesburg
Buckelew Park is home to the historic Lakeview Mansion. The Knights of Columbus Green Acres Park, Thompson Park, Tillie Davison Park and Veterans' Park have offer various recreational opportunities. Princeton Battlefield, Kuser Farm Mansion and the Albert Einstein House are some of the historical sites located nearby.
John F. Kennedy International is the nearest major airport.
Jamesburg Higher Education
Rutgers University-New Brunswick, the College of New Jersey, Raritan Valley Community College, and Princeton University are all located nearby.