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

Revolutionary War Memorial

Parsippany Burying Ground-Vail Memorial Cemetery

 
 
Revolutionary War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, May 4, 2016
1. Revolutionary War Memorial Marker
Inscription.  To honor and commemorate our undaunted forefathers of the American Revolution who aided in securing American independence and constitutional government and in memory of all patriots buried within this cemetery
 
Erected 1923 by Parsippanong Chapter, D.A.R. of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list.
 
Location. 40° 51.973′ N, 74° 24.52′ W. Marker is in Parsippany, New Jersey, in Morris County. Memorial is on U.S. 46. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Parsippany NJ 07054, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Livingston – Benedict House (approx. 0.9 miles away); Troy Historic District (approx. 1.3 miles away); Mountain Lakes Railroad Station (approx. 1.9 miles away); The Mayors Park (approx. 2.4 miles away); Everett E. Hatcher (approx. 2.4 miles away); Gone But Not Forgotten
Revolutionary War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, May 4, 2016
2. Revolutionary War Memorial
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(approx. 2˝ miles away); Boonton Fire Department 100th Anniversary (approx. 2˝ miles away); Boonton Veterans Memorial (approx. 2˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Parsippany.
 
Left gate post image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, May 4, 2016
3. Left gate post
Parsippany Burying Ground deeded Nov. 30, 1745 by George Bowlby to Ichabod Tompkins, Simeon Van Winkle, Trustees-The original plot comprised two and on quarter acres.
Right gate post image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, May 4, 2016
4. Right gate post
Vail Memorial Donated and Endowed by Theodore N. Vail-deeded to the Presbyterian Church of Parsippany, N.J. Pastor Rev. David A. Craig
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 17, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 267 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 17, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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