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

Hanover Presbyterian Church & Unknown Continental Soldiers

 
 
Hanover Presbyterian Church & Unknown Continental Soldiers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 25, 2010
1. Hanover Presbyterian Church & Unknown Continental Soldiers Marker
Inscription.
Erected
to mark the site
of the original
Hanover
Presbyterian Church

built in 1755.
Also in memory of the
Unknown Continental Soldiers
who died here when
the church was used
as a hospital during
the Revolutionary War.

 
Location. 40° 48.2′ N, 74° 22.079′ W. Marker is in East Hanover, New Jersey, in Morris County. Marker is at the intersection of Old Mt Pleasant Avenue and Hanover Road, on the right when traveling west on Old Mt Pleasant Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: East Hanover NJ 07936, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hanover Presbyterian Church (a few steps from this marker); The First School (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Parsonage (approx. 0.2 miles away); Halfway House (approx. mile away); Columbia School District No. 5 (approx. 1 miles away); Hedges – Fish Homestead (approx. 2.1 miles away); Whippany Burying Yard (approx. 2.2 miles away); Whipponong Cemetery (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in East Hanover.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.War, US Revolutionary
 
Marker on Old Mt Pleasant Ave image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 25, 2010
2. Marker on Old Mt Pleasant Ave
Hanover Presbyterian Church image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 25, 2010
3. Hanover Presbyterian Church
The marker is located just east of the Hanover Presbyterian Church.
Hanover Presbyterian Church Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 25, 2010
4. Hanover Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Many of the Revolutionary War soldiers who died in the church are buried here near the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 25, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 545 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 25, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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