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

Henry Doremus House

 
 
Henry Doremus House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 23, 2010
1. Henry Doremus House Marker
Inscription.  
Circa 1760 Dutch Stone House where George Washington and Alexander Hamilton stayed June 25-27, 1780, following the Battle of Springfield. French forces under Gen. Rochambeau rested in the orchard August 27, 1781, en route to Yorktown.

National Register of Historic Places
New Jersey Register of Historic Places

 
Erected 1975 by Morris County Heritage Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraNotable BuildingsWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #01 George Washington, the George Washington Slept Here, the New Jersey, Morris County Heritage Commission, and the The Washington-Rochambeau Route series lists.
 
Location. 40° 55.096′ N, 74° 21.259′ W. Marker is in Towaco, New Jersey, in Morris County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (U.S. 202) and Heritage Ct., on the left when traveling north on Main Street
Marker in Towaco Section of Montville image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 23, 2010
2. Marker in Towaco Section of Montville
. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 490 Main Street, Towaco NJ 07082, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Morris Canal (approx. 1.1 miles away); Nicholas Vreeland Outkitchen (approx. 1.2 miles away); Montville School (approx. 1.6 miles away); Johannes Parlaman House (approx. 1.8 miles away); Miller-Kingsland House (approx. 2.1 miles away); Lathrop Manson (approx. 2˝ miles away); John Dods Tavern (approx. 2.6 miles away); Everett E. Hatcher (approx. 2.9 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Morris County Heritage Commission. (Submitted on July 24, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Henry Doremus House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 23, 2010
3. Henry Doremus House Marker
When this photo was taken, the Henry Doremus House was undergoing a process of restoration.
Henry Doremus House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 23, 2010
4. Henry Doremus House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 30, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 24, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,467 times since then and 8 times this year. Last updated on January 30, 2021, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 24, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.
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