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The area was first settled in the 17th century by Dutch and English farmers. The village itself began to develop around 1852, when a station stop on the Raritan and Delaware Railroad was established there. It became an important shipping point for local agricultural products, including dairy goods from nearby farms such as that of John D. Rockefeller's father William Avery Rockefeller (1810–1906). In addition to being a railroad center, Neshanic Station also served as an early commercial center for surrounding communities; it had several general stores and other businesses which catered not only to local residents but also people from further away who came into town on market days or just stopped in at one of its many taverns along Main Street (now Route 513) en route between New Brunswick and Somerville/Newark-Jersey City via what is now U.S. Route 202/Upper Queen Road or Branchburg Township via what is now U.