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

Washington Valley Schoolhouse

1869

 
 
Washington Valley Schoolhouse Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alan Edelson, October 11, 2010
1. Washington Valley Schoolhouse Marker
Inscription.  Built on site of original 1813 "Brick School". Educated 30-40 children yearly until 1913. Served as a Sunday School 1875-1937. In continuous use as a community meeting place since 1851.
 
Erected by Morris County Heritage Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. In addition, it is included in the New Jersey, Morris County Heritage Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1813.
 
Location. 40° 48.376′ N, 74° 31.803′ W. Marker is in Mendham, New Jersey, in Morris County. Marker is at the intersection of Wahington Valley Road and Schoolhouse Lane, on the right when traveling east on Wahington Valley Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mendham NJ 07945, 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. The Seeing Eye (approx. 1.1 miles away); Nutwood (approx. 1.2 miles away); Fosterfields Living Historical Farm (approx. 1.3 miles away); Fosterfields – 1854 (approx. 1.4 miles away); Horse Head Coppers
Washington Valley Schoolhouse Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alan Edelson, October 11, 2010
2. Washington Valley Schoolhouse Marker
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(approx. 1.6 miles away); Rockaway Valley Railroad (approx. 1.6 miles away); Continental Army Encampment at Morristown (approx. 1.8 miles away); Park of Artillery (approx. 1.8 miles away).
 
Washington Valley Schoolhouse Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alan Edelson, October 11, 2010
3. Washington Valley Schoolhouse Marker
Washington Valley Schoolhouse Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alan Edelson, October 11, 2010
4. Washington Valley Schoolhouse Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 11, 2010, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 546 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 11, 2010, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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May. 20, 2022