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Near East Hanover Township in Morris County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Halfway House

 
 
Halfway House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 25, 2010
1. Halfway House Marker
Inscription.  
A Revolutionary tavern, owned
by Colonel Ellis Cook, member
of the Morris County Militia.
The tavern derived its name
from Sussex County farmers
who stopped here enroute to
Newark markets.
Morris County Heritage Commission
New Jersey Register of Historic Sites

 
Erected 1976 by Morris County Heritage Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraNotable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the New Jersey, Morris County Heritage Commission series list.
 
Location. 40° 48.101′ N, 74° 21.854′ W. Marker is near East Hanover Township, New Jersey, in Morris County. Marker is on Old Mt Pleasant Avenue. Marker is on Old Mt Pleasant Avenue, between Ora Ct. and River Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: East Hanover NJ 07936, 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. Hanover Presbyterian Church & Unknown Continental Soldiers (approx. ¼ mile away); Hanover Presbyterian Church (approx. ¼ mile away); The First School
East Hanover Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 25, 2010
2. East Hanover Marker
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(approx. ¼ mile away); Old Parsonage (approx. 0.3 miles away); Columbia School District   No. 5 (approx. 1.6 miles away); Hedges – Fish Homestead (approx. 2 miles away); Morris County (approx. 2.4 miles away); Whippany Burying Yard (approx. 2½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in East Hanover Township.
 
Also see . . .  Historic Markers/Historic Preservation. Morris County Heritage Commission. (Submitted on June 25, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.) 
 
Marker on Old Mt Pleasant Ave. image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 25, 2010
3. Marker on Old Mt Pleasant Ave.
Halfway House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 25, 2010
4. Halfway House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 11, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 25, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,111 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 25, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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