Boonton in Morris County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Boonton Railroad Station
prairie style station in 1904.
Passenger trains served the
growing commuter population.
Freight trains delivered coal
to heat homes and power local
mills, then departed with
products headed to market.
Morris County Heritage Commission
New Jersey Register of Historic Places
National Register of Historic Places
Erected 1978 by Morris County Heritage Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable Buildings • Railroads & Streetcars. In addition, it is included in the New Jersey, Morris County Heritage Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1904.
Location. 40° 54.227′ N, 74° 24.369′ W. Marker is in Boonton, New Jersey, in Morris County. Marker is on Myrtle Avenue (U.S. 202), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 202 Myrtle Avenue, Boonton NJ 07005, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Morris Canal (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Andrew M. Emery Memorial ParkDr. John Taylor House (about 600 feet away); Charles F. Hopkins (about 600 feet away); Boonton Veterans Memorial (about 600 feet away); Boonton Fire Department 100th Anniversary (about 700 feet away); Gone But Not Forgotten (about 700 feet away); Everett E. Hatcher (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Boonton.
Also see . . . Morris County Heritage Commission. Morris County website entry (Submitted on July 24, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 8, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 24, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,015 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 24, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. 4. submitted on September 22, 2015.