Rockaway in Morris County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Rockaway Presbyterian Church
1758. During struggle for
Independence, church furnished
leadership and public forum
for patriots. Burying place of
General William Winds. Present
church built 1832.
Erected 1978 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 1758.
Location. 40° 54.18′ N, 74° 30.771′ W. Marker is in Rockaway, New Jersey, in Morris County. Marker is at the intersection of Church Street and Academy Street, on the right when traveling south on Church Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 35 Church Street, Rockaway NJ 07866, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rockaway Civil War Monument (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rockaway World War Memorial (about 300 feet away); Morris Canal Stone Culvert (approx. 0.2 miles away); Rockaway Water PowerStephen Jackson House (approx. ¼ mile away); Kitchel Homestead (approx. 1.7 miles away); Job Allen Iron Works (approx. 2.1 miles away); Victory Gardens Borough (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rockaway.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 12, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,067 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on June 12, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.