Basking Ridge in Bernards in Somerset County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Lord Stirling Estate
of Stirling’s 1762 estate.
Stirling (1726-83), a friend
of George Washington, was a
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #01 George Washington series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1762.
Location. 40° 41.612′ N, 74° 32.389′ W. Marker is in Bernards, New Jersey, in Somerset County. It is in Basking Ridge. Marker is at the intersection of South Maple Avenue and Lord Stirling Road, on the left when traveling south on South Maple Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 305 S Maple Ave, Basking Ridge NJ 07920, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Somerset Hills Airport (a few steps from this marker); Bernards Township War Memorial (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bernards Township Veterans Monument Lord Stirling Manor (approx. half a mile away); Site of Widow White’s Tavern (approx. 0.6 miles away); Lyons Station (approx. 0.8 miles away); Basking Ridge (approx. one mile away); a different marker also named Bernards Township War Memorial (approx. one mile away).
Also see . . . Stories of New Jersey. An American Lord. (Submitted on June 24, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
Credits. This page was last revised on February 14, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 24, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,517 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 24, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. 4. submitted on February 13, 2021, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.