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

Sparta

 
 
Sparta Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 16, 2013
1. Sparta Marker
Inscription.
A colonial village
raided in 1781 by
James Moody’s Tories.
The band plundered
the home of
a patriot leader,
Robert Ogden, Sr.

 
Erected by State of New Jersey.
 
Location. 41° 2.426′ N, 74° 37.904′ W. Marker is in Sparta, New Jersey, in Sussex County. Marker is on Main Street, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is located in front of the Sparta VFW 7248 building. Marker is at or near this postal address: 66 Main Street, Sparta NJ 07871, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sparta War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Krogh’s (approx. 0.8 miles away); Lake Mohawk Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); Old Schoolhouse and Firehouse Museum (approx. 3.4 miles away); The Works of the New Jersey and Pennsylvania Concentrating Company (approx. 3.6 miles away); Amity School (approx. 4.1 miles away); The Lafayette Foundry (approx. 5 miles away); Northwest New Jersey Vietnam Veterans Memorial (approx. 5.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Sparta.
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Sparta Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 16, 2013
2. Sparta Marker
Sparta Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 16, 2013
3. Sparta Marker
Sparta Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 16, 2013
4. Sparta Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 317 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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