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

The Hill Memorial

 
 
The Hill Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 31, 2008
1. The Hill Memorial Marker
Inscription.
The Hill Memorial
Headquarters
of the
Sussex County Historical Society

Built 1916 in Renaissance Revival style by gift of Joshua Hill. Dedicated June 8, 1917. Listed 1985 on State and National Historic Registers as the oldest Museum Building in New Jersey.
 
Erected 1917.
 
Location. 41° 3.405′ N, 74° 45.238′ W. Marker is in Newton, New Jersey, in Sussex County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (U.S. 206) and Church Street, on the left when traveling north on Main 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. George Washington Tree (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); Moody’s Raids (about 600 feet away); Newton Green (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.
 
Also see . . .  The Hill Memorial.
The Hill Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 31, 2008
2. The Hill Memorial
The marker is located to the right of the front door.
Sussex County Historical Society. (Submitted on June 1, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Old Mileage Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 31, 2008
3. Old Mileage Marker
This old mileage post, telling the distance to Hoboken and Jersey City, is on display next to the Hill Memorial building.
George Washington Tree image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 31, 2008
4. George Washington Tree
This tree, planted in memory of George Washington, is located next to the Headquarters building.
Headquarters of the Sussex County Historical Society image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 31, 2008
5. Headquarters of the Sussex County Historical Society
The mileage marker and George Washington Tree can be seen here next to the headquarters building.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,038 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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