I've heard and seen many bits of history about this bridge--so nice to see a professional and coherent account of its story that I can rely upon. Loved hearing from Leah Blackman, as you know . . . someday I'll have her journals on my shelf. Thank you for sharing this!
Great article, Jerseyman, and a keen observation on your part in figuring that "Swimming-Over Point" was the likely site of the drownings that have long been attributed to the Batsto River at Quaker Bridge.