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

Signal Beacon #11

 
 
Signal Beacon #11 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, July 12, 2010
1. Signal Beacon #11 Marker
Inscription.  During the Revolutionary War, signal beacon #11 was located on Long Hill Road in the vicinity of John Cooper's windmill near this site and served to summon local militia in time of danger and invasion.
 
Erected 1999 by Long Hill Township Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable EventsWar, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 40° 40.819′ N, 74° 29.936′ W. Marker is in Stirling, New Jersey, in Morris County. Marker is at the intersection of Pleasant Plains Road and Long Hill Road, on the right when traveling south on Pleasant Plains Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Stirling NJ 07980, 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. Sentinel Elms (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Village of Stirling (approx. 0.4 miles away); Tower of Remembrance (approx. half a mile away); Millington Schoolhouse #74 (approx. 1.1 miles away); Frederick W. Schmidt (approx. 1.6
Signal Beacon #11 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, July 12, 2010
2. Signal Beacon #11 Marker
miles away); Lord Stirling Manor (approx. 1.9 miles away); Morris County (approx. 1.9 miles away); Kennedy-Martin-Stelle Farmstead (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stirling.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 13, 2010, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 623 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 13, 2010, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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