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

Sussex Borough, New Jersey

 
 
Sussex Borough, New Jersey Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cheryl (Rome) Thom, April 25, 2008
1. Sussex Borough, New Jersey Marker
Inscription. Sussex Borough was settled by Peter Decker about 1742. It was incorporated from Wantage Township as the Borough of Deckertown on October 15, 1891. The name was changed to Sussex Borough on March 2, 1902. The Sussex Presbyterian Church, the oldest Church in Sussex Borough was organized in 1839 with 28 members. One of the oldest hospitals in Sussex County opened in Sussex Borough as the Dr. Alexander Linn Hospital in 1918. The last stagecoach ran on June 29, 1872.
 
Erected 2008 by Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders and Sussex County Historic Marker Committee.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the New Jersey, Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders marker series.
 
Location. 41° 12.572′ N, 74° 36.463′ W. Marker is in Sussex, New Jersey, in Sussex County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Newton Avenue on Main Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sussex NJ 07461, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Kilpatrick's Reenactment (approx. 1.8 miles away); Old Clove Church (approx. 2.3 miles away); Lusscroft (approx.
Sussex Borough, New Jersey Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cheryl (Rome) Thom, April 25, 2008
2. Sussex Borough, New Jersey Marker
4 miles away); George Washington Encampment (approx. 4.1 miles away); DAR Van Bunschooten Museum (approx. 4.1 miles away); Goldsmith Maid (approx. 4.3 miles away); Joseph Sharp's Iron Works (approx. 4.6 miles away); Sand Hill Road and Route 94 (approx. 5.3 miles away).
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
The historic "Fountain Square Inn" image. Click for full size.
By Cheryl (Rome) Thom, April 25, 2010
3. The historic "Fountain Square Inn"
Sussex Borough Fountain image. Click for full size.
By Cheryl (Rome) Thom, April 25, 2010
4. Sussex Borough Fountain
This fountain is located in the center of Sussex Borough. It is located directly across the street from the Sussex Borough marker.
Close up of inscription on the Sussex Borough Fountain image. Click for full size.
By Cheryl (Rome) Thom, April 25, 2010
5. Close up of inscription on the Sussex Borough Fountain
Inscription on Fountain Marker reads "Presented to the Borough of Sussex by John S. Martin 1902"
 
 
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