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

Let This Tablet Honor Them and All Who Live For the Good of the Community

 
 
Let This Tablet Honor Them and All Who Live For the Good of the Community Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 21, 2016
1. Let This Tablet Honor Them and All Who Live For the Good of the Community Marker
Inscription.
          Two hundred years ago, here at Andover Forge, and throughout the State of New Jersey, the Irish settlers, who formed one third of Washington’s army, fulfilled their vision of freedom through their participation in the Revolutionary War.

          Here, in peace, they contributed their skill in engineering and construction toward the creation of the Morris Canal for the economic expansion of their adopted country, using the well documented canal experience of their homeland.

          Presented in the Bicentennial Village of Waterloo to the Honorable Brendan Bryne, Governor of New Jersey, by Princess Grace of Monaco, International Chairman of the Irish American Cultural Institute.

Dr. Eoin McKiernan, President       Neil S. Sullivan, Sr., Director
January 18, 1975

 
Erected 1975 by Irish American Cultural Institute.
 
Location. 40° 54.86′ N, 74° 45.332′ W. Marker is in Stanhope, New Jersey, in Sussex County. Marker can be reached from Waterloo Valley Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is located in Historic Waterloo Village. Marker is in this post office area: Stanhope NJ 07874, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this
Let This Tablet Honor Them and All Who Live For the Good of the Community Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 21, 2016
2. Let This Tablet Honor Them and All Who Live For the Good of the Community Marker
The Morris Canal can be seen behind the marker.
marker, measured as the crow flies. Waterloo, A Canal Town (a few steps from this marker); The Morris Canal 1824-1924 (within shouting distance of this marker); Waterloo: A Transportation Crossroads (within shouting distance of this marker); National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark (within shouting distance of this marker); The Morris Canal Inclined Planes (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cat Swamp Hijacking and Murder (approx. 2.4 miles away); Stanhope, NJ (approx. 2.6 miles away); Morris & Essex Line – Netcong Station (approx. 2.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stanhope.
 
Categories. Settlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary
 
Marker in Waterloo Village image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 21, 2016
3. Marker in Waterloo Village
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 21, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 21, 2016, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 137 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 21, 2016, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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