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Near Chatham in Morris County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Gibbons Horse Barn

Circa 1834

 
 
Gibbons Horse Barn Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, June 3, 2009
1. Gibbons Horse Barn Marker
Inscription. William Gibbons, prominent racing patron, built stable to house his thoroughbred racehorses, including Fashion, "Queen of the American Turf". Barn is an outstanding example of an early 19th century horse barn.
 
Erected by Morris County Heritage Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the New Jersey, Morris County Heritage Commission marker series.
 
Location. 40° 45.196′ N, 74° 26.985′ W. Marker is near Chatham, New Jersey, in Morris County. Marker is on Loantaka Way, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chatham NJ 07928, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Loantaka Trail (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dickson's Mill Pond (approx. 0.8 miles away); Washington’s Route from Princeton to Morristown (approx. one mile away); Chatham Township Vietnam Memorial (approx. one mile away); Boisaubin House (approx. 1.1 miles away); a different marker also named Washington’s Route from Princeton to Morristown (approx. 1.3 miles away); Mead Hall (approx. 1.5 miles away); Francis Asbury (approx. 1.5 miles away).
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsSports
 
Gibbons Horse Barn and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, June 3, 2009
2. Gibbons Horse Barn and Marker
Gibbons Horse Barn image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, June 3, 2009
3. Gibbons Horse Barn
 
 
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