Morristown in Morris County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Home of Jabez Campfield, where Alexander Hamilton courted Betsy Schuyler in 1780. Her uncle, Surgeon General of the Continental Army, Dr. John Cochran, quartered here.
Erected 1976 by Morris County Heritage Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable Buildings • 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° 47.793′ N, 74° 28.37′ W. Marker is in Morristown, New Jersey, in Morris County. Marker is on Olyphant Place, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5 Olyphant Place, Morristown NJ 07963, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Morristown Spanish American War Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); George Washington School (approx. 0.2 miles away); Washington’s Headquarters (approx. 0.3 miles away); Morristown World War I Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Washington’s Headquarters MuseumFord Mansion (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Path to History (approx. 0.3 miles away); Washington (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Morristown.
Also see . . . Morris County Heritage Commission. Morris County website entry (Submitted on August 1, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
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