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

The Guerin House

Morristown National Historical Park

 
 
The Guerin House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 22, 2008
1. The Guerin House Marker
Inscription.
When Washington’s soldiers camped in Jockey Hollow, they occupied parts of blacksmith Joshua Guerin’s land. Parts of this house stood here then.
 
Erected by Morristown National Historical Park.
 
Location. 40° 46.495′ N, 74° 31.428′ W. Marker is in Harding, New Jersey, in Morris County. Marker is at the intersection of Jockey Hollow Road and Sugarloaf Road, on the right when traveling south on Jockey Hollow Road. Click for map. Marker is in Morristown National Historical Park, along the tour road. Marker is in this post office area: Morristown NJ 07960, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The New York Brigade (approx. 0.3 miles away); A heritage of hearths (approx. 0.6 miles away); Guards (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Grand Parade (approx. 0.6 miles away); Inspections (approx. 0.6 miles away); Officer’s Hut [Replica] (approx. 0.6 miles away); Soldier’s Hut [Replica] (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Pennsylvania Line (approx. 0.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Harding.
 
More about this marker. The left of the market contains a closeup image of an 18th century musket.
 
Also see . . .
Marker in Jockey Hollow image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 22, 2008
2. Marker in Jockey Hollow
 Morristown National Historical Park. National Park Service. (Submitted on July 4, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. MilitaryNotable BuildingsNotable PlacesWar, US Revolutionary
 
The Guerin House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 22, 2008
3. The Guerin House
This house includes portions that stood here during the 1779-80 encampment of the Continental Army. At that time, it was occupied by Joshua Guerin, a farmer and blacksmith of French Huguenor descent. Today, it serves as a residence for the park superintendent.
Morristown National Historical Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 22, 2008
4. Morristown National Historical Park
The Guerin House is located at the northern entrance to the Jockey Hollow Unit of the Morristown National Historical Park.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,146 times since then and 21 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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