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Garret Rickards House

1854

 
 
Garret Rickards House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, December 8, 2015
1. Garret Rickards House Marker
Inscription.  One of Boonton’s two octagon houses built on Cornelia Street. Both dwellings. Of concrete slag construction. Are only examples of octagon architecture in Morris County.
 
Erected 1978 by Morris County Heritage Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Architecture. A significant historical year for this entry is 1854.
 
Location. 40° 54.384′ N, 74° 24.535′ W. Marker is in Boonton, New Jersey, in Morris County. Marker is on Cornelia Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 211 Cornelia Street, Boonton NJ 07005, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Holmes Library (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Boonton Civil War Monument (about 700 feet away); Boonton Historic District (approx. 0.2 miles away); Morris Canal Plane 7 East (approx. 0.2 miles away); Boonton Railroad Station (approx. ¼ mile away); Dr. John Taylor House (approx. ¼ mile away); Andrew M. Emery Memorial Park (approx. ¼ mile away); Boonton Fire Department 100th Anniversary (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Boonton.
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Garret Rickards House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, December 8, 2015
2. Garret Rickards House
The second Octoganal house image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, December 8, 2015
3. The second Octoganal house
The house is across the street from the Rickards house and then about three house north.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 22, 2022. It was originally submitted on December 14, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 534 times since then and 32 times this year. Last updated on February 18, 2022, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 14, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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