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

High Point Monument

 
 
High Point Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 25, 2009
1. High Point Monument Marker
Inscription.
Height 220 Feet
Base 34 feet square at the platform
and 19 feet square where apex begins.
The base of the monument is erected on
the highest point in the State of New Jersey
Altitude 1803 feet above sea level.
Corner stone laid June 8, 1929
1930

< Second Plaque >
This monument is erected by Colonel and Mrs. Anthony Kuser to the glory and honor and eternal memory of New Jersey heroes by land and sea and air in all wars of our country.
 
Erected 1930.
 
Location. 41° 19.264′ N, 74° 39.694′ W. Marker is in Sussex, New Jersey, in Sussex County. Marker can be reached from New Jersey Route 23, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is located on the monument in High Point State Park. Marker is in this post office area: Sussex NJ 07461, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. High Point: An Early Haven for Sightseers & Sportsmen (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Gift of a State Park (approx. 0.4 miles away); Public Parks: Refuge & Recreation for All (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Kuser Lodge: An Inn, A Mansion, A Museum
High Point Monument Second Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 25, 2009
2. High Point Monument Second Marker
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Indian Raid (approx. 2.9 miles away in New York); Trolley Line (approx. 3.1 miles away in New York); Machackemech Burying Ground (approx. 3.2 miles away in New York); a different marker also named Indian Raid (approx. 3.2 miles away in New York). Click for a list of all markers in Sussex.
 
Also see . . .  High Point State Park. Outdoorplaces.com website. (Submitted on October 25, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
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Markers on the High Point Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 25, 2009
3. Markers on the High Point Monument
The markers are on either side of the entrance to the monument.
High Point Monument Markers image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 25, 2009
4. High Point Monument Markers
NJ War Veterans Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 25, 2009
5. NJ War Veterans Monument
The monument honors all New Jersey war veterans.
High Point Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 25, 2009
6. High Point Monument
The states of New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania can be seen from the monument. It is located along the Appalachian Trail.
High Point Monument and Lake Marcia image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 25, 2009
7. High Point Monument and Lake Marcia
 
 
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