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

Macculloch Hall

 
 
Macculloch Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 9, 2008
1. Macculloch Hall Marker
Inscription.
George Perot Macculloch
promoter of Morris Canal,
built this house in 1810.
He operated a private
school here until 1825.

 
Erected by State of New Jersey.
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 40° 47.532′ N, 74° 28.878′ W. Marker was in Morristown, New Jersey, in Morris County. Marker was on Macculloch Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker has been replaced by newer marker with same title. Marker was at or near this postal address: 45 Macculloch Avenue, Morristown NJ 07960, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. MacCulloch Hall (here, next to this marker); Thomas Nast (within shouting distance of this marker); Sansay House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Continental Army Encampments (approx. 0.2 miles away); Church of the Assumption (approx. 0.2 miles away); Saint Peterís Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mt. Kemble Home (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dr. Lewis Condict House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Morristown.
 
Also see . . .  Macculloch Hall Historical Museum. (Submitted on July 9, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Marker on MacCulloch Avenue image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 9, 2008
2. Marker on MacCulloch Avenue
Macculloch Hall is one of six historic house museums located in Morristown.

 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Macculloch Hall in Morristown image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 9, 2008
3. Macculloch Hall in Morristown
This Federal style mansion, built between 1819 and 1819 and home to George Macculloch and five generations of his descendants, has more than twenty rooms. Macculloch is best known as the Father of the Morris Canal.
Macculloch Hall Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 9, 2008
4. Macculloch Hall Plaque
Macculloch Hall
Historical Museum
established 1949 by
W. Parsons Todd
1877 - 1976
Macculloch Hall image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 9, 2008
5. Macculloch Hall
Macculloch Hall is the only historic house museum in Morristown made of brick. This is because George Macculloch, who built the house, emigrated from a London neighborhood where wooden structures were considered fire hazards.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 944 times since then and 18 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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