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

This Morristown Green

 
 
Morristown Green Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 26, 2008
1. Morristown Green Marker
Inscription.  This Morristown Green was given by the trustees of the Presbyterian Church in Morristown to the trustees of the Morristown Green in 1816 to be held in trust.

“For the use and enjoyment of the public and to remain as a common forever.”
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places. A significant historical year for this entry is 1816.
 
Location. 40° 47.827′ N, 74° 28.822′ W. Marker is in Morristown, New Jersey, in Morris County. Marker is on S Park Place (County Route 510), on the left when traveling north. Marker is on the Green, across from the First Presbyterian Church. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 57 E Park Pl, Morristown NJ 07960, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Presbyterian Church on the Green (here, next to this marker); Morris County Civil War Monument (a few steps from this marker); The French are Coming (within shouting distance of this marker); Survey by Major Erskine of Morristown (within shouting distance of this marker); The Alexander Carmichael House (within shouting distance
Marker on the Green in Morristown image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 26, 2008
2. Marker on the Green in Morristown
The Green in Morristown has been the town center since the early 1700s.
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of this marker); The Baptist Church on the Green (within shouting distance of this marker); Morristown Postal Service (within shouting distance of this marker); Court House and Jail (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Morristown.
 
The Morristown Green image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 26, 2008
3. The Morristown Green
The First Presbyterian Church can be seen across from the Green.
First Presbyterian Church image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 26, 2008
4. First Presbyterian Church
This church was founded in 1733 and rebuilt several times. Washington attended services here when he was in Morristown. Many Revolutionary War soldiers are buried in the church cemetery.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 26, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,156 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 26, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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