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Phillipsburg in Warren County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Stites-Lander Townhouse

Circa 1835

 
 
Stites-Lander Townhouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, May 7, 2010
1. Stites-Lander Townhouse Marker
Along with NRHP Plaque
Inscription. Originally occupied by William Stites, Phillipsburg tailor. Later the home of prominent resident John Lander (b.1798-1889) who was co-founder of the Warren Iron Foundry (1856) and the Town Postmaster. Hailed "the oldest living postmaster" in 1882. This Federal-style townhouse was remodeled (1875) in Italianate grandeur. Last law office of State Sen. Wayne Dumont.
 
Location. 40° 41.373′ N, 75° 12.065′ W. Marker is in Phillipsburg, New Jersey, in Warren County. Marker is on South Main Street near Elizabeth Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Phillipsburg NJ 08865, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Phillipsburg & South Main Street (here, next to this marker); Lander-Stewart Mansion (a few steps from this marker); Bluestone Sidewalks (a few steps from this marker); Dale Estate (within shouting distance of this marker); Stites - Thomas Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Winter & Co. (within shouting distance of this marker); S.A. Comstock Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Presbyterian Manse (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Phillipsburg.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Stites-Lander Townhouse image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, May 7, 2010
2. Stites-Lander Townhouse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 9, 2010, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 577 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 9, 2010, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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