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

Livingston – Benedict House

Circa 1752

 
 
Livingston – Benedict House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 23, 2010
1. Livingston – Benedict House Marker
Inscription.  
Revolutionary War refuge
Home of William Livngston
and his family. Livingston
was the first elected
Governor of New Jersey

Morris County Heritage Commission
National Register of Historic Places
New Jersey Register of Historic Places


[ Lower Plaque: ]

The historic character
of this property
is protected by the
New Jersey Historic Trust

 
Erected 1976 by Morris County Heritage Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable BuildingsWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the New Jersey, Morris County Heritage Commission series list.
 
Location. 40° 51.876′ N, 74° 25.543′ W. Marker is in Parsippany, New Jersey, in Morris County. Marker is on Old Parsippany Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 25 Parsippany Road, Parsippany NJ 07054, 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. Revolutionary War Memorial
Parsippany Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 23, 2010
2. Parsippany Marker
(approx. 0.9 miles away); Mountain Lakes Railroad Station (approx. 1˝ miles away); Gone But Not Forgotten (approx. 2.8 miles away); Boonton Fire Department 100th Anniversary (approx. 2.8 miles away); The Mayors Park (approx. 2.8 miles away); Everett E. Hatcher (approx. 2.8 miles away); Boonton Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.8 miles away); Charles F. Hopkins (approx. 2.8 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Historic Markers/Historic Preservation. Morris County Heritage Commission. (Submitted on July 23, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Marker on Old Parsippany Road image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 23, 2010
3. Marker on Old Parsippany Road
William Livingston was commander of the New Jersey militia and the target of a British bounty. Although he lived at Liberty Hall near Elizabethtown, he often used this house to hide from the British and Loyalists.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 23, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 971 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 23, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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