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Harding in Morris County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Jockey Hollow

 
 
Jockey Hollow Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 22, 2008
1. Jockey Hollow Marker
Inscription.
In the winter of 1779-80
coldest of the War
the Patriot Army camped
in these hills, smaller
forces stayed until 1782.

 
Erected 1964 by State of New Jersey.
 
Location. 40° 45.251′ N, 74° 31.588′ W. Marker is in Harding, New Jersey, in Morris County. Marker is on Mt Kemble Avenue (U.S. 202), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Vernon NJ 07976, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mt. Kemble-Glen Alpin (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Anderson Woods (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Connecticut Line (approx. 0.8 miles away); On the line (approx. 0.9 miles away); Stark’s Brigade (approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker also named Stark’s Brigade (approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker also named Stark’s Brigade (approx. 0.9 miles away); Remembering the Past: Stark’s Brigade Monument circa 1900 (approx. 0.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Harding.
 
Also see . . .
1. Morristown National Historical Park. National Park Service. (Submitted on June 27, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Marker on Tempe Wick Road image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 22, 2008
2. Marker on Tempe Wick Road
 

2. The Mutiny of the Pennsylvania and Jersey Line. Story of the January, 1781 mutiny at the Jockey Hollow Encampment. (Submitted on June 27, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Additional comments.
1. Jockey Hollow Sign
This sign has been missing for the past several months
    — Submitted November 29, 2013, by Robert Wong of Basking Ridge, New Jersey.

 
Categories. MilitaryNotable PlacesWar, US Revolutionary
 
Morristown National Historical Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 22, 2008
3. Morristown National Historical Park
The Jockey Hollow Unit of the Morristown National Historical Park is located just down the road from the marker.
Soldier Huts at Jockey Hollow image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 22, 2008
4. Soldier Huts at Jockey Hollow
During the bitter winter of 1779-80, the Continental Army stayed in huts such as these, which are located in Morristown National Historical Park.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,111 times since then and 23 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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