“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Chatham in Morris County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Bonnel Town - Chatham

Bonnel Town - Chatham Marker image. Click for full size.
By Susan Allen, February 15, 2017
1. Bonnel Town - Chatham Marker
Inscription. June 7, 1780, soldiers under the command of Gen. Washington marched here from Morristown to check the advancing enemy beyond Short Hills. At Connecticut Farms the onset was checked.
Erected 1940 by New Jersey Historic Sites Commission.
Location. 40° 43.75′ N, 74° 22.791′ W. Marker is in Chatham, New Jersey, in Morris County. Marker is at the intersection of Watchung Avenue (Old County Route 646) and Passaic River Bridge and River Road, on the right when traveling east on Watchung Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7 Watchung, Chatham NJ 07928, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Chatham Historic District (approx. ¾ mile away); Day's Bridge Summit (approx. ¾ mile away); New Jersey Journal (approx. ¾ mile away); a different marker also named Chatham Historic District (approx. 0.8 miles away); Summit Opera House (approx. 1.2 miles away); Summit Playhouse (approx. 1.2 miles away); Marjorie Cranstoun Jefferson (approx. 1.2 miles away); Mount Vernon School (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chatham.
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
Credits. This page was last revised on September 11, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 4, 2017. This page has been viewed 81 times since then. Last updated on September 10, 2017. Photo   1. submitted on September 4, 2017, by Susan Allen of Chatham, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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