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

Adam Miller House

1767

 
 
Adam Miller House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, November 27, 2015
1. Adam Miller House Marker
Inscription.  Built by Adam Miller, Quaker, who was first to free slaves in Morris County. Poorhouse for Pequannock Township 1824-1837. Addition built in nineteenth century.
 
Erected by Morris County Heritage Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansCharity & Public WorkColonial Era. In addition, it is included in the Quakerism series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1767.
 
Location. 40° 55.698′ N, 74° 26.688′ W. Marker is in Boonton, New Jersey, in Morris County. Marker is at the intersection of Farber Hill Road and Rockaway Valley Road on Farber Hill Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Boonton NJ 07005, 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. Rockaway Valley United Methodist Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Dixon Homestead (approx. half a mile away); General James H. Doolittle (approx. 0.9 miles away); Boonton Township 9/11 Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); Boonton Township Veterans Memorial
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(approx. 1.1 miles away); Morris Canal (approx. 1.1 miles away); E.C. Peer & Sons Store (approx. 2 miles away); a different marker also named Morris Canal (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Boonton.
 
Adam Miller House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, November 27, 2015
2. Adam Miller House Marker
Adam Miller House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, November 27, 2015
3. Adam Miller House Marker
Adam Miller House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, November 27, 2015
4. Adam Miller House Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 2, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,001 times since then and 70 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 2, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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