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

Livingston – Benedict House

Circa 1752

 
 
Livingston – Benedict House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 23, 2010
1. Livingston – Benedict House Marker
Inscription.
Revolutionary War refuge
Home of William Livngston
and his family. Livingston
was the first elected
Governor of New Jersey

Morris County Heritage Commission
National Register of Historic Places
New Jersey Register of Historic Places


[ Lower Plaque: ]

The historic character
of this property
is protected by the
New Jersey Historic Trust

 
Erected 1976 by Morris County Heritage Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the New Jersey, Morris County Heritage Commission marker series.
 
Location. 40° 51.876′ N, 74° 25.543′ W. Marker is in Parsippany, New Jersey, in Morris County. Marker is on Old Parsippany Road, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 25 Parsippany Road, Parsippany NJ 07054, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Revolutionary War Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); Mountain Lakes Railroad Station (approx. 1.5 miles away); Gone But Not Forgotten (approx. 2.8 miles away); Boonton Fire Department 100th Anniversary
Parsippany Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 23, 2010
2. Parsippany Marker
(approx. 2.8 miles away); The Mayors Park (approx. 2.8 miles away); Everett E. Hatcher (approx. 2.8 miles away); Boonton Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.8 miles away); Charles F. Hopkins (approx. 2.8 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Historic Markers/Historic Preservation. Morris County Heritage Commission. (Submitted on July 23, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Marker on Old Parsippany Road image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 23, 2010
3. Marker on Old Parsippany Road
William Livingston was commander of the New Jersey militia and the target of a British bounty. Although he lived at Liberty Hall near Elizabethtown, he often used this house to hide from the British and Loyalists.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 854 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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