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

Morris County

 
 
Morris County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 23, 2010
1. Morris County Marker
Inscription.  
Founded 1739. George Washington
and Continental Army encamped
here, 1777, and 1779 – 1780. Major
iron-producing center in the
nation during the 19th century.

 
Erected 1979 by Morris County Heritage Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommercePolitical SubdivisionsWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the New Jersey, Morris County Heritage Commission series list.
 
Location. 40° 49.669′ N, 74° 20.115′ W. Marker is in East Hanover Township, New Jersey, in Morris County. Marker is at the intersection of Eagle Rock Road and River Road, on the right when traveling west on Eagle Rock Road. Marker is on the west side of the bridge over the Passaic River. 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 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Halfway House (approx. 2.4 miles away); Hanover Presbyterian Church & Unknown Continental Soldiers (approx. 2.4 miles away); Hanover Presbyterian Church
Marker on Eagle Rock Road image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 23, 2010
2. Marker on Eagle Rock Road
(approx. 2.4 miles away); The First School (approx. 2.4 miles away); Old Parsonage (approx. 2.6 miles away); The Brick Store (approx. 2.7 miles away); Old Burying Ground (approx. 3.2 miles away); First Fire House in Caldwell (approx. 3.2 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 July 23, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Morris County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 23, 2010
3. Morris County Marker
Marker is at the bridge over the Passaic River.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 11, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 23, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 797 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 23, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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