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

German Valley

 
 
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Photographed By Alan Edelson, May 7, 2014
1. German Valley Marker
Inscription.  Palatine Germans seeking refuge from war and famine settled here c1740. By 1760 they had established farms and mills as well as Lutheran and German reformed Congregations. Many of the stone houses they built still stand. In July 1918 during World War I the area was renamed Long Valley.

National Register of Historic Places
New Jersey Register of Historic Places
 
Erected by Morris County Heritage Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the New Jersey, Morris County Heritage Commission series list. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1918.
 
Location. 40° 47.137′ N, 74° 46.823′ W. Marker is in Long Valley, New Jersey, in Morris County. Marker is on Schooleys Mountain Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Long Valley NJ 07853, 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. A different marker also named German Valley (here, next to this marker); German Valley Bridge (within shouting distance of
German Valley Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alan Edelson, May 7, 2014
2. German Valley Marker
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this marker); German Valley School Bell (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Stone Union Church (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Obadiah Latourette Grist and Saw Mill (about 600 feet away); Schooley's Mountain Historic District (approx. 2.1 miles away); Washington Township Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.1 miles away); Hacklebarney (approx. 3.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Long Valley.
 
German Valley Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alan Edelson, May 7, 2014
3. German Valley Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 7, 2014, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 378 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 7, 2014, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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May. 17, 2022