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

Jewish Community Center

1929

 
 
Jewish Community Center Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 5, 2010
1. Jewish Community Center Marker
Inscription.  First Jewish place of worship in Morristown incorporated 1899. Present center, housing synagogue, chapel, Hebrew school and related organizations built by descendants of original congregation.
 
Erected 1978 by Morris County Heritage Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the New Jersey, Morris County Heritage Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1899.
 
Location. 40° 48.236′ N, 74° 28.948′ W. Marker is in Morristown, New Jersey, in Morris County. Marker is at the intersection of Speedwell Avenue (U.S. 202) and Sussex Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Speedwell Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Morristown NJ 07960, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Cutler Homestead (approx. ¼ mile away); Continental Army Encampments (approx. 0.3 miles away); Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Timothy Mills House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Morris County Court House
Morristown Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 5, 2010
2. Morristown Marker
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(approx. 0.4 miles away); Ford Family Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Court House and Jail (approx. half a mile away); Arnold Tavern (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Morristown.
 
Marker on Speedwell Avenue image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 5, 2010
3. Marker on Speedwell Avenue
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 5, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 550 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 5, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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