“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Vernon in Sussex County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Sand Hill Road and Route 94

Sand Hill Road and Route 94 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Sniatkowski, March 18, 2011
1. Sand Hill Road and Route 94 Marker
Inscription. In 1799 Peter Tompkins kept an inn and tavern in a former tailor shop at this corner. Sometime after 1811, when Vernon Turnpike (Route 94) was incorporated, the Stewart House was built next door. In the mid 1800's the inn was removed and the house enlarged toward Sand Hill Road. Named Willow Tree Farm, a large ell was added by the Truesdell family in 1907. The Stewart House now sits across Sand Hill Road having been moved from this location in 2010.
Erected 2010 by State of New Jersey.
Location. 41° 11.511′ N, 74° 30.536′ W. Marker is in Vernon, New Jersey, in Sussex County. Marker is at the intersection of McAfee Vernon Road (Route 94) and Sand Hill Road, on the right when traveling west on McAfee Vernon Road. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 190 McAfee Vernon Road, Vernon NJ 07462, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. St. Thomas Episcopal Church (approx. 1.4 miles away); Price's Switch Schoolhouse (approx. 3.8 miles away); Joseph Sharp's Iron Works (approx. 4.7 miles away); High Breeze Farm (approx. 5.1 miles away); George Washington Encampment (approx. 5.2 miles away); Sussex Borough, New Jersey (approx. 5.3 miles away); Orange County (approx. 5.4 miles away in New York); New Milford (approx. 5.8 miles away in New York).
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Brian Sniatkowski of Kinnelon, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 570 times since then and 28 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on , by Brian Sniatkowski of Kinnelon, New Jersey. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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