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

The First School

 
 
The First School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 25, 2010
1. The First School Marker
Inscription.
Site
of
The Latin School
The First School
circa 1774
Founded by the Rev. Jacob Green
Plaque erected by
E. Hanover American Revolution
Bicentennial Committee
1776 - 1976

 
Erected 1976 by E. Hanover American Revolution
Bicentennial Committee.
 
Location. 40° 48.194′ N, 74° 22.124′ 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 left 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 (within shouting distance of this marker); Hanover Presbyterian Church & Unknown Continental Soldiers (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Parsonage (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Halfway House (approx. mile away); Columbia School District No. 5 (approx. 1.5 miles away); Hedges – Fish Homestead (approx. 2.1 miles away); Whippany Burying Yard (approx. 2.2 miles away); Whipponong Cemetery (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in East Hanover.
 
Categories. Colonial EraEducation
 
Marker on Old Mt Pleasant Avenue image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 25, 2010
2. Marker on Old Mt Pleasant Avenue
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 26, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 553 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 26, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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