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

Whipponong Cemetery

September 2, 1718

 
 
Whipponong Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, November 27, 2015
1. Whipponong Cemetery Marker
Inscription. Township of Hanover Historic Sites Committee-This land was given by John Richards to his Christian Friends and neighbors to erect a suitable meeting house for the public worship of God, a School House, Burying Yard and Training Field. The first church and school in Morris and Sussex Counties built here, fall 1718. Used as a cemetery 1718-1976. Accepted and designated as a Historic Site by the Township of Hanover July 8, 1978.
 
Erected by Township of Hanover Sites Committee.
 
Location. 40° 49.152′ N, 74° 24.36′ W. Marker is in Whippany, New Jersey, in Morris County. Marker is on Mount Pleasant Avenue (NJ 10). Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Whippany NJ 07981, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Tuttle House (within shouting distance of this marker); Whippany Burying Yard (within shouting distance of this marker); Whippany (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Settlement of Whippanong (about 700 feet away); Hanover Veterans Monument (about 800 feet away); The Old Iron Works (approx.
Whipponong Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, November 27, 2015
2. Whipponong Cemetery Marker
0.4 miles away); 56-Delaware, Lackawanna & Western R.R. (approx. 0.4 miles away); Pennsylvania Railroad Standard Telephone Booth (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Whippany.
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 111 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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