Newton in Sussex County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
A Birthplace of Democracy
The 90-ton granite Civil War Soldierís and Sailorís Monument was erected in 1895.
In eternal gratitude to all those from Sussex County who have served in our armed forces.
Erected 2000 by Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Military • Notable Places. In addition, it is included in the New Jersey, Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders series list.
Location. 41° 3.486′ N, 74° 45.151′ W. Marker is in Newton, New Jersey, in Sussex County. Marker is at the intersection of Spring Street (U.S. 206) and Main Street, on the left when traveling Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Newton NJ 07860, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Defenders of the Union (within shouting distance of this marker); Sussex County Veterans Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Newton Green (about 300 feet away); Sussex County (about 300 feet away); Home of Thomas Anderson (about 500 feet away); George Washington Tree (about 600 feet away); The Hill Memorial (about 600 feet away); Old Newton Burial Ground (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newton.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 1, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,322 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 1, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. 3. submitted on February 8, 2010, by Cheryl (Rome) Thom of Newton, New Jersey. 4, 5, 6. submitted on June 1, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. 7. submitted on May 13, 2010, by Cheryl (Rome) Thom of Newton, New Jersey. 8. submitted on August 20, 2010, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey.