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

Isaac Clark Farmstead

circa 1760

 
 
Isaac Clark Farmstead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Trip von Hoffmann, September 24, 2020
1. Isaac Clark Farmstead Marker
Inscription.  
Isaac Clark, a Morris County Freeholder & Council of Safety member owned over 60 acres of land & the original 2 room house built using beams from the collapsed balcony of the New Providence Presbyterian Church. Clark's ownership is recorded on a map dated 1778 by George Washington's surveyor, Robert Erskine. Soldiers from Col. Joseph Vose's regiment were believed to have quartered here during the Revolution.
 
Erected 2013 by Chatham Township Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 40° 41.857′ N, 74° 26.071′ W. Marker is in Chatham, New Jersey, in Morris County. Marker is on River Road north of Mountain Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 788 River Road, Chatham NJ 07928, 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. Johnson House (approx. half a mile away); Peppertown Park (approx. 1.1 miles away); A Time To Pause And Remember
Isaac Clark Farmstead image. Click for full size.
By Trip von Hoffmann, September 24, 2020
2. Isaac Clark Farmstead
(approx. 1.1 miles away); Bey's Boxing Camp (approx. 1.2 miles away); New Providence United Methodist Cemetery & Memorial Garden (approx. 1.3 miles away); New Providence Presybterian Church (approx. 1.6 miles away); New Providence Veterans Memorial Park (approx. 1.6 miles away); The Country’s Roll of Honor (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chatham.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 12, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 9, 2020. This page has been viewed 29 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 9, 2020, by Trip von Hoffmann of Chatham, New Jersey. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.
 
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