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Near Basking Ridge in Somerset County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

William Childs

To The Memory of

 

— 1865 - 1938 —

 
William Childs Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, June 3, 2009
1. William Childs Marker
Inscription.  Who has enriched and beautified our community by the restoration of historic sites and buildings. This tablet is erected in grateful appreciation by the Basking Ridge Historical Society.
 
Erected by Basking Ridge Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraIndustry & Commerce.
 
Location. 40° 43.948′ N, 74° 32.501′ W. Marker is near Basking Ridge, New Jersey, in Somerset County. Marker is on Childs Road, on the right when traveling north. Plaque is placed on Van Dorn Mill. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Basking Ridge NJ 07920, 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. “George” 2001 (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Madisonville (approx. 0.9 miles away); Washington’s Route from Princeton to Morristown (approx. 0.9 miles away); New Jersey 7th Brigade (approx. 1.1 miles away); Richard J. Guadagno (approx. 1.2 miles away); RHIP
Van Dorn Mill National Register Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, June 3, 2009
2. Van Dorn Mill National Register Plaque
(approx. 1.3 miles away); A Trash Pit (approx. 1.4 miles away); A Warm Fire (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Basking Ridge.
 
William Childs Marker & National Register Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, June 3, 2009
3. William Childs Marker & National Register Plaque
Van Dorn Mill image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, June 3, 2009
4. Van Dorn Mill
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 25, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 3, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,264 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 3, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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