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

Boonton Railroad Station

 
 
Boonton Railroad Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 23, 2010
1. Boonton Railroad Station Marker
Inscription.
The DL&W Railroad built this
prairie style station in 1904.
Passenger trains served the
growing commuter population.
Freight trains delivered coal
to heat homes and power local
mills, then departed with
products headed to market.
Morris County Heritage Commission
New Jersey Register of Historic Places
National Register of Historic Places

 
Erected 1978 by Morris County Heritage Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the New Jersey, Morris County Heritage Commission marker series.
 
Location. 40° 54.227′ N, 74° 24.369′ W. Marker is in Boonton, New Jersey, in Morris County. Marker is on Myrtle Avenue (U.S. 202), on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 202 Myrtle Avenue, Boonton NJ 07005, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Morris Canal (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Andrew M. Emery Memorial Park (about 600 feet away); Dr. John Taylor House (about 600 feet away); Charles F. Hopkins (about 600 feet away); Boonton Veterans Memorial
Marker in Boonton image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 23, 2010
2. Marker in Boonton
(about 600 feet away); Boonton Fire Department 100th Anniversary (about 700 feet away); Gone But Not Forgotten (about 700 feet away); Everett E. Hatcher (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Boonton.
 
Also see . . .  Historic Markers/Historic Preservation. Morris County Heritage Commission. (Submitted on July 24, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsRailroads & Streetcars
 
Marker on Myrtle Avenue image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 23, 2010
3. Marker on Myrtle Avenue
This railroad station is listed on both the National and New Jersey Register of Historic Places.
<i>R.R. Depot, Boonton, N.J.</i> image. Click for full size.
circa 1930
4. R.R. Depot, Boonton, N.J.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 822 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   4. submitted on . This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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