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.
Help Us Support Historic Route 1
Our mission is to develop resources for the preservation and benefit of the Historic Route 1 corridor and its communities. With your help, we can reinvigorate and preserve this treasure, attract a greater influx of visitors, and support the business owners along Historic Route 1.
We encourage you to sign up for periodic e-mail updates. As a supporter, you'll receive the latest news about national and local efforts to preserve Historic Route 1, read profiles about colorful attractions and businesses, and learn about current political developments.
However, you can't fully support Historic Route 1 without learning about it. Browse our dynamic website to read more about the states composing this national treasure, and immerse yourself in the unforgettable attractions and sites. Who knows? You might feel the urge to take a road trip.