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

New Vernon Historic District

 
 
New Vernon Historic District Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 5, 2008
1. New Vernon Historic District Marker
Inscription.  
Crossroads community, first settled
1727. Contains homes representing
Colonial, Greek Revival and
Victorian architecture. Additional
dwellings include former general
store, blacksmith home, academy and
Presbyterian Church.
Morris County Heritage Commission

 
Erected 1978 by Morris County Heritage Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Colonial Era. In addition, it is included in the New Jersey, Morris County Heritage Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1727.
 
Location. 40° 44.631′ N, 74° 29.626′ W. Marker is in New Vernon, New Jersey, in Morris County. Marker is at the intersection of Village Road and Millbrook Road, on the right when traveling east on Village Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Vernon NJ 07976, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Harding Township 9-11 Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); The Tramp House (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington’s Route from Princeton to Morristown
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(approx. ¼ mile away); Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge (approx. 1.1 miles away); Frelinghuysen Fields (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Silver Brook Gateway (approx. 1½ miles away); Dickson's Mill Pond (approx. 1.8 miles away); Mt. Kemble-Glen Alpin (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Vernon.
 
Also see . . .  Historic Markers/Historic Preservation. Morris County Heritage Commission website entry (Submitted on August 1, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.) 
 
Marker on Village Road image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 5, 2008
2. Marker on Village Road
Tunis-Ellicks House & Museum image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 6, 2008
3. Tunis-Ellicks House & Museum
The Tunis-Ellicks house, an 1800 farmhouse located across from the New Vernon Post Office, is one of many historic structures in New Vernon.
Harding Township Historical Society Headquarters image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 5, 2008
4. Harding Township Historical Society Headquarters
The Tunis Ellicks House serves as headquarters for the Harding Township historical Society. It displays open hearth cooking and demonstrations of period crafts. The John H. Culbertson Museum on the second floor features changing exhibits relating to local and regional history.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 4, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 6, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,422 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 6, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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