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

Village of Monroe

1715

 
 
Village of Monroe Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 2, 2010
1. Village of Monroe Marker
Inscription.  
Founded by Demas Ford, this
village was located on the King’s
Road (now Whippany Road) and
became a stagecoach stop
between Morristown and
Whippany.

 
Erected by Township of Hanover Landmark Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the New Jersey, Morris County Heritage Commission series list.
 
Location. 40° 48.508′ N, 74° 26.41′ W. Marker is near Hanover Township, New Jersey, in Morris County. Marker is on Whippany Road, on the left when traveling north. Marker is on Whippany Road, between Park Avenue and Mt. Vernon Way. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 324 Whippany Road, Whippany NJ 07981, 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. Fordville (approx. 0.4 miles away); Whippany Farm (approx. ¾ mile away); A Good Place for a Halt (approx. one mile away); Acorn Hall
Village of Monroe Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 2, 2010
2. Village of Monroe Marker
(approx. 1.3 miles away); a different marker also named Acorn Hall (approx. 1.3 miles away); Constitution Tree (approx. 1.3 miles away); Powder Mill (approx. 1.3 miles away); Historic Site (approx. 1.3 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Historic Markers/Historic Preservation. Morris County Heritage Commission. (Submitted on October 2, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Village of Monroe Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 2, 2010
3. Village of Monroe Marker
Marker on Whippany Road image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 2, 2010
4. Marker on Whippany Road
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 11, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 2, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 549 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 2, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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