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

Village of Sterling

1871

 
 
Village of Sterling Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, June 21, 2009
1. Village of Sterling Marker
Inscription. This planned industrial village, constructed when the railroad was built, included small factories, workers housing, stores, churches, and a school. Silk manufacturing drew skilled immigrants here from Europe and the Middle East.
 
Erected by Morris County Heritage Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the New Jersey, Morris County Heritage Commission marker series.
 
Location. 40° 40.489′ N, 74° 29.684′ W. Marker is in Sterling, New Jersey, in Morris County. Marker is on Central Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Stirling NJ 07980, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sentinel Elms (approx. 0.4 miles away); Signal Beacon #11 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Tower of Remembrance (approx. 0.6 miles away); Millington Schoolhouse #74 (approx. 1.3 miles away); Frederick W. Schmidt (approx. 1.8 miles away); Morris County (approx. 2 miles away); Kennedy-Martin-Stelle Farmstead (approx. 2.1 miles away); a different marker also named Kennedy-Martin-Stelle Farmstead (approx. 2.2 miles away).
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Village of Sterling Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, June 21, 2009
2. Village of Sterling Marker
 
 
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