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Beginnings [1]

Ellistown, a hamlet on the Burlington County / Monmouth border settled by Friends, was early known as Gibbstown. In 1884 it contained some half dozen dwellings. A Friends meeting house in its vicinity was an old school-house which was used by the Friends of Arneytown. A blacksmith shop dated back over 50 years, and a store was started by John Hodgson about 1838.

  1. History of Monmouth County, New Jersey 1664-1920, Volume II, Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1922, New York.

Ellisdale Map

Street Names
Crosswicks-Ellisdale Road • Ellisdale-Arneytown Road • Hill Road • Province Line Road

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