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

Welcome to Morris County, NJ

 
 
Welcome To Morris County, NJ Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Raymond Siwek, July 8, 2021
1. Welcome To Morris County, NJ Marker
Inscription.  
★ The site of two Revolutionary War winter encampments for the Continental Army.

★ One of the nation's major iron-producing centers of the 18th and 19th centuries.

★ Know for construction of the Morris Canal, technological advancements from the telegraph to Telstar, aviation and aerospace innovations.

★ Leader in development and production of armaments for our nation's military conflicts.

★ Residence of national suffragist leaders, noted political cartoonists, architects and designers.

★ Home to four National Historic Landmark sites.
 
Erected 2021 by Morris County Heritage Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Morris Canal series list.
 
Location. 40° 47.852′ N, 74° 28.983′ W. Marker is in Morristown, New Jersey, in Morris County. Marker is at the intersection of Washington St.
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and Schuyler Place, on the right when traveling south on Washington St.. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 42 Washington St, Morristown NJ 07960, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Morris County Court House (within shouting distance of this marker); Arnold Tavern (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Arnold’s Tavern (about 400 feet away); Court House and Jail (about 500 feet away); The Baptist Church on the Green (about 500 feet away); The Green - 1715 (about 500 feet away); Continental Store on the Green (about 600 feet away); Survey by Major Erskine of Morristown (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Morristown.
 
Welcome To Morris County, NJ Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Raymond Siwek, July 8, 2021
2. Welcome To Morris County, NJ Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 20, 2024. It was originally submitted on July 10, 2021, by Raymond Siwek of Morristown, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 96 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 10, 2021, by Raymond Siwek of Morristown, New Jersey. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.

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