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

First Presbyterian Church at Suckasunny Plains

 
 
First Presbyterian Church at Suckasunny Plains Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 17, 2010
1. First Presbyterian Church at Suckasunny Plains Marker
Inscription.  
Congregation organized 1756.
First Meeting House erected
about 1760. Used as hospital
and arsenal for Continental
Army in 1777. Present church
built 1853. Burying place of
Governor Mahlon Dickerson.

 
Erected 1977 by Morris County Heritage Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionWar, 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 1756.
 
Location. 40° 52.097′ N, 74° 38.276′ W. Marker is in Succasanna, New Jersey, in Morris County. Marker is on Main Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 99 Main Street, Succasunna NJ 07876, 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. Morris Canal (approx. 0.9 miles away); King House Museum (approx. one mile away); Morris Canal "King's Basin" (approx. one mile away); Silas Riggs House
Succasanna Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 17, 2010
2. Succasanna Marker
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(approx. one mile away); a different marker also named Morris Canal (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Morris Canal   1824 – 1924 (approx. 1.4 miles away); Site of Ferromonte (approx. 1˝ miles away); Dickerson Mine (approx. 1.7 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Historic Markers/Historic Preservation. Morris County Heritage Commission. (Submitted on July 17, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.) 
 
Marker on Main Street image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 17, 2010
3. Marker on Main Street
Marker can be seen in this photo in front of the church.
First Presbyterian Church at Suckasunny Plains image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 17, 2010
4. First Presbyterian Church at Suckasunny Plains
Succasunna Presbyterian Church image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 17, 2010
5. Succasunna Presbyterian Church
This photo of the church was taken from the Presbyterian Church Cemetery.
Grave of Governor Mahlon Dickerson image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 17, 2010
6. Grave of Governor Mahlon Dickerson
Governor Dickerson's grave is located just behind the church.
Mahlon Dickerson Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 17, 2010
7. Mahlon Dickerson Monument
Mahlon Dickerson
Son of
Jonathan & Mary Dickerson
Born April 17, 1770
Died Oct. 5, 1853
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His biography is written in
the Legislative, Executive and
Judicial Records of his country
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Mark the perfect man and
behold the upright for the
end of that man is peace.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 17, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 702 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on July 17, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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