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

Morris County

 
 
Morris County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, June 21, 2009
1. Morris County Marker
Inscription.  Founded 1739. George Washington and Continental Army encamped here, 1777, and 1779-1780. Major iron-producing center in the nation during the 19th century.
 
Erected by Morris County Heritage Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the New Jersey, Morris County Heritage Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1739.
 
Location. 40° 39.889′ N, 74° 31.776′ W. Marker is in Millington, New Jersey, in Morris County. Marker is at the intersection of Valley Road and River Road, on the right when traveling east on Valley Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Millington NJ 07946, 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. Kennedy-Martin-Stelle Farmstead (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Kennedy-Martin-Stelle Farmstead (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Kennedy-Martin-Stelle Farmstead (approx. 0.6 miles away); Millington Railroad Station
Morris County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, June 21, 2009
2. Morris County Marker
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(approx. 0.7 miles away); Frederick W. Schmidt (approx. ¾ mile away); Millington Schoolhouse #74 (approx. 0.9 miles away); Vail Family (approx. one mile away); Lyons Station (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Millington.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 22, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 787 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 22, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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