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

Stephen Jackson House

 
 
Stephen Jackson House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, June 12, 2011
1. Stephen Jackson House Marker
Inscription.  
Captain Stephen Jackson – member
of George Washington’s body-
guard. The General stopped here
for refreshments 1780.

 
Erected 1976 by Morris County Heritage Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the New Jersey, Morris County Heritage Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1780.
 
Location. 40° 53.968′ N, 74° 30.622′ W. Marker is in Rockaway, New Jersey, in Morris County. Marker is at the intersection of East Main Street and Franklin Ave., on the left when traveling east on East Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 40 East Main Street, Rockaway NJ 07866, 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. Rockaway Water Power (approx. 0.2 miles away); Rockaway Presbyterian Church (approx. ¼ mile away); Morris Canal Stone Culvert (approx. ¼ mile away); Rockaway Civil War Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away); Rockaway World War Memorial
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(approx. 0.3 miles away); Rockaway Loop (approx. ¾ mile away); Kitchel Homestead (approx. 1.8 miles away); Job Allen Iron Works (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rockaway.
 
Marker in Rockaway image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, June 12, 2011
2. Marker in Rockaway
Gen. George Washington's Life Guard performed the function of today's Secret Service. Stephen Jackson was a member of the Life Guard and lived in this house. He entertained Washington here during the Revolutionary War.
Stephen Jackson House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, September 28, 2019
3. Stephen Jackson House Marker
Marker on East Main Street image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, June 12, 2011
4. Marker on East Main Street
Stephen Jackson House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, June 12, 2011
5. Stephen Jackson House
Today this house is part of the Sacred Heart School.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 29, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 12, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,714 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 12, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.   3. submitted on September 29, 2019, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.   4, 5. submitted on June 12, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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