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Picatinny Arsenal in Dover in Morris County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Walton Burial Ground

In Memoriam

— Hessian Cemetery —

 
 
In Memoriam Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Huggan, October 22, 2011
1. In Memoriam Marker
Inscription.  In this cemetery are buried some of the pioneers who settled this portion of Morris County. Also resting here are a handful of Hessian soldiers, who were recruited to labor at what is now known as Picatinny Arsenal, in support of America's quest for victory in the Revolutionary War…
 
Erected 1976 by U.S. Army.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 40° 56.104′ N, 74° 33.162′ W. Marker is in Dover, New Jersey, in Morris County. It is in Picatinny Arsenal. Marker can be reached from Farley Avenue, 0.1 miles north of Farley (Mt Hope) Avenue. Historical Marker located on Federal property. Visitor Pass required from person of contact at Picatinny Arsenal to view historic marker(s). Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 168 Farley Ave, Dover NJ 07801, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Administration and Research Historic District (approx. 0.6 miles away); Mount Hope (approx. 0.7 miles away); Ford – Faesch Manor House - 1768
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(approx. 0.7 miles away); Civil War Cannons (approx. ¾ mile away); M153 - Common Remotely Operated Weapon Station (approx. ¾ mile away); Historical Exhibit (approx. ¾ mile away); Middle Forge (approx. ¾ mile away); M1A1 Pack Howitzer (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dover.
 
More about this marker. The arsenal set up the memorial as part of the celebration of the Bicentennial of the Revolution.
 
Additional keywords. Walton Family Cemetery
 
Walton Family Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Huggan, May 16, 2007
2. Walton Family Cemetery Marker
Historical photo of Marker image. Click for full size.
circa 1976
3. Historical photo of Marker
Cemetery overview and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Huggan, March 23, 2011
4. Cemetery overview and Marker
Grave Markers from Revolutionary War Veterans image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Huggan
5. Grave Markers from Revolutionary War Veterans
Cemetery entrance image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Huggan, February 2, 2012
6. Cemetery entrance
Grave Markers on the site image. Click for full size.
circa 1976
7. Grave Markers on the site
Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Huggan, June 28, 2007
8. Grave Marker
Another grave marker on the site, its text mostly lost to time.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 10, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 10, 2012, by Jason Huggan of Picatinny Arsenal, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,123 times since then and 28 times this year. Last updated on February 13, 2012, by Jason Huggan of Picatinny Arsenal, New Jersey. Photos:   1. submitted on February 7, 2012, by Jason Huggan of Picatinny Arsenal, New Jersey.   2, 3. submitted on December 18, 2009, by Jason Huggan of Picatinny Arsenal, New Jersey.   4. submitted on February 7, 2012, by Jason Huggan of Picatinny Arsenal, New Jersey.   5. submitted on December 18, 2009, by Jason Huggan of Picatinny Arsenal, New Jersey.   6. submitted on February 7, 2012, by Jason Huggan of Picatinny Arsenal, New Jersey.   7, 8. submitted on December 18, 2009, by Jason Huggan of Picatinny Arsenal, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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