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

Sussex County

 
 
Sussex County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 31, 2008
1. Sussex County Marker
Inscription.
To commemorate
the establishment of Sussex County
by Act of the Legislature, June 8, 1753.

To Commemorate the setting up of
the Court of General Sessions and the
Inferior Court of Common Pleas by
decree of Governor Jonathan Belcher
in the name of King George II, October 13, 1753.
and
To commemorate the building of
the first Court House on this site in 1765.

This tablet is erected by the Society of Colonial Wars in the State of New Jersey in 1949

 
Erected 1949 by Society of Colonial Wars in the State of New Jersey.
 
Location. 41° 3.517′ N, 74° 45.21′ W. Marker is in Newton, New Jersey, in Sussex County. Marker is at the intersection of High Street (U.S. 206) and Spring Street, on the right when traveling south on High Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Newton NJ 07860, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Newton Green (here, next to this marker); Sussex County Veterans Memorial (here, next to this marker); Defenders of the Union (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Newton Green
Sussex County Court House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 31, 2008
2. Sussex County Court House
(about 300 feet away); Home of Thomas Anderson (about 600 feet away); George Washington Tree (about 700 feet away); The Hill Memorial (about 700 feet away); Old Newton Burial Ground (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Newton.
 
Categories. Colonial EraNotable BuildingsNotable Events
 
Additional Court House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 31, 2008
3. Additional Court House Marker
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior.
Sussex County Court House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 31, 2008
4. Sussex County Court House
The markers are located on the sides of the front door of the Court House.
 
 
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