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

Hanover Presbyterian Church & Unknown Continental Soldiers

 
 
Hanover Presbyterian Church & Unknown Continental Soldiers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 25, 2010
1. Hanover Presbyterian Church & Unknown Continental Soldiers Marker
Inscription.  
Erected
to mark the site
of the original
Hanover
Presbyterian Church

built in 1755.
Also in memory of the
Unknown Continental Soldiers
who died here when
the church was used
as a hospital during
the Revolutionary War.

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionWar, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1755.
 
Location. 40° 48.2′ N, 74° 22.079′ W. Marker is near East Hanover Township, New Jersey, in Morris County. Marker is at the intersection of Old Mt Pleasant Avenue and Hanover Road, on the right when traveling west on Old Mt Pleasant Avenue. 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 (a few steps from this marker); The First School (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Parsonage (approx. 0.2 miles away); Halfway House (approx. ¼ mile away); Columbia School District   No. 5 (approx. 1½ miles away); Hedges – Fish Homestead
Marker on Old Mt Pleasant Ave image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 25, 2010
2. Marker on Old Mt Pleasant Ave
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(approx. 2.1 miles away); Whippany Burying Yard (approx. 2.2 miles away); Whipponong Cemetery (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in East Hanover Township.
 
Hanover Presbyterian Church image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 25, 2010
3. Hanover Presbyterian Church
The marker is located just east of the Hanover Presbyterian Church.
Hanover Presbyterian Church Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 25, 2010
4. Hanover Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Many of the Revolutionary War soldiers who died in the church are buried here near the marker.
 
 
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 629 times since then and 4 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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