Towaco in Morris County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Henry Doremus House
where George Washington and
Alexander Hamilton stayed
June 25-27, 1780, following the
Battle of Springfield. French
forces under Gen. Rochambeau
rested in the orchard August
27, 1781, en route to Yorktown.
National Register of Historic Places
New Jersey Register of Historic Places
Morris County Heritage Commission
Erected 1975 by Morris County Heritage Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable Buildings • War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the George Washington Slept Here, and the New Jersey, Morris County Heritage Commission series lists.
Location. 40° 55.096′ N, 74° 21.259′ W. Marker is in Towaco, New Jersey, in Morris County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (U.S. 202) and Heritage Ct., on the left when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 490 Main Street, Towaco NJ 07082, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within Morris Canal (approx. 1.1 miles away); Nicholas Vreeland Outkitchen (approx. 1.2 miles away); Montville School (approx. 1.6 miles away); Johannes Parlaman House (approx. 1.8 miles away); Miller-Kingsland House (approx. 2.1 miles away); Lathrop Manson (approx. 2˝ miles away); John Dods Tavern (approx. 2.6 miles away); Everett E. Hatcher (approx. 2.9 miles away).
Also see . . . Historic Markers/Historic Preservation. Morris County Heritage Commission. (Submitted on July 24, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 24, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,447 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 24, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.