Rockaway in Morris County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Rockaway Civil War Monument
Erected in 1892
by Rockaway Township
the services of its
Soldiers and Sailors
in the War of
1861 – 1865
[ Left of Monument: ]
May 30, 1992
Erected 1892 by Rockaway Township.
Topics. This historical marker and monument is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1864.
Location. 40° 54.213′ N, 74° 30.73′ W. Marker is in Rockaway, New Jersey, in Morris County. Marker is on Church Street north of Academy Street when traveling south. Monument is located in the Rockaway Presbyterian Church cemetery, north of the church. 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 World War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Rockaway Presbyterian Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rockaway Water Power (approx. 0.2 miles away); Morris Canal Stone Culvert (approx. Stephen Jackson House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Kitchel Homestead (approx. 1.6 miles away); Job Allen Iron Works (approx. 2.1 miles away); Victory Gardens Borough (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rockaway.
More about this monument. Monument consists of a statue of a Civil War soldier atop a granite monument. The monument contains the names of battles involving Rockaway soldiers, including Gettysburg, Spottsylvania, Petersburg and Cumberland River.
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 1,096 times since then and 92 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 12, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.