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Stirling, Long Hill Township in Morris County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Village of Stirling

1871

 
 
Village of Stirling Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alan Edelson, June 21, 2009
1. Village of Stirling Marker
Inscription.  This planned industrial village, constructed when the railroad was built, included small factories, workers housing, stores, churches, and a school. Silk manufacturing drew skilled immigrants here from Europe and the Middle East.
 
Erected by Morris County Heritage Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the New Jersey, Morris County Heritage Commission series list.
 
Location. 40° 40.489′ N, 74° 29.684′ W. Marker is in Stirling, Long Hill Township, New Jersey, in Morris County. Marker is on Central Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Stirling NJ 07980, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sentinel Elms (approx. 0.4 miles away); Signal Beacon #11 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Tower of Remembrance (approx. 0.6 miles away); Millington Schoolhouse #74 (approx. 1.3 miles away); Millington Railroad Station
Village of Stirling Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alan Edelson, June 21, 2009
2. Village of Stirling Marker
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(approx. 1½ miles away); Frederick W. Schmidt (approx. 1.8 miles away); Morris County (approx. 2 miles away); Kennedy-Martin-Stelle Farmstead (approx. 2.1 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 22, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 744 times since then and 15 times this year. Last updated on March 16, 2020, by Debra Sprague of Somerset. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 22, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.

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Jun. 29, 2022