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

George Washington Tree

 
 
George Washington Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 31, 2008
1. George Washington Tree Marker
Chinkchewunska is a Native American word meaning “hilltop town,” or “town on the side of a hill.”
Inscription.
This tree planted in
memory of
George Washington
by the
Chinkchewunska Chapter D.A.R.
1932

 
Erected 1932 by Daughters of the American Revolution, Chinkchewunska Chapter.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 41° 3.408′ N, 74° 45.238′ W. Marker is in Newton, New Jersey, in Sussex County. Marker is at the intersection of Church Street and Main Street (U.S. 206), on the left when traveling west on Church 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. The Hill Memorial (here, next to this marker); Home of Thomas Anderson (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Newton Burial Ground (within shouting distance of this marker); Defenders of the Union (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Newton Green (about 600 feet away); Moody’s Raids (about 600 feet away); Sussex County (about 700 feet away); a different marker also named Newton Green (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Newton.
 
Categories. Notable PersonsWar, US Revolutionary
 
George Washington Tree image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 31, 2008
2. George Washington Tree
Rededication Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 31, 2008
3. Rededication Marker
- This Tree – was rededicated by the Chinchewunska Chapter D.A.R. on July 4, 2007
Hill Memorial Headquarters image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 31, 2008
4. Hill Memorial Headquarters
George Washington Tree and markers are seen here beside the Headquarters of the Sussex County Historical Society.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,143 times since then and 7 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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