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

Johnson House

Circa 1775

 
 
Johnson House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Raymond Siwek, July 13, 2020
1. Johnson House Marker
Inscription.  
Uzal Johnson, a Revolutionary War soldier, bought 259 acres in 1770 for 310 ponds sterling. Built in stages and occupied until 1920 by five Johnson generations, including a member of the first Township Board of Education, two Freeholders, and a Morris Country State Assemblyman.
 
Erected 2012 by Chatham Township Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 40° 42.205′ N, 74° 25.709′ W. Marker is in Chatham, New Jersey, in Morris County. Marker is at the intersection of Fairmount Avenue and Johnson Drive, on the right when traveling north on Fairmount Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 805 Fairmount Avenue, 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. Isaac Clark Farmstead (approx. half a mile away); Bey's Boxing Camp (approx. ¾ mile away); New Providence United Methodist Cemetery & Memorial Garden (approx. 0.9 miles away); New Providence Presybterian Church
Johnson House image. Click for full size.
By Raymond Siwek, July 13, 2020
2. Johnson House
(approx. 1.1 miles away); The Country’s Roll of Honor (approx. 1.2 miles away); New Providence Veterans Memorial Park (approx. 1.2 miles away); New Providence 9-11 Memorial (approx. 1.3 miles away); Peppertown Park (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chatham.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 4, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 3, 2021, by Raymond Siwek of Morristown, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 32 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 3, 2021, by Raymond Siwek of Morristown, New Jersey. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.
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