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

Continental Store on the Green

The Morristown Green

 
 
Continental Store on the Green Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 5, 2010
1. Continental Store on the Green Marker
Inscription. The Continental Store House was located on the southwest side of the Green. It was used to store supplies for the Continental Army during most of the American Revolution. Gunpowder made at the Ford powder mill on the Whippany River was made into cartridges and stored in the Store House. It was also the site of at least two dancing assemblies, and the site of O’Hara’s Tavern.
 
Location. 40° 47.801′ N, 74° 28.874′ W. Marker is in Morristown, New Jersey, in Morris County. Marker can be reached from W Park Place, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is located at the southwest corner of the Morristown Green. Marker is in this post office area: Morristown NJ 07960, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Green - 1715 (a few steps from this marker); The Alexander Carmichael House (a few steps from this marker); Survey by Major Erskine of Morristown (within shouting distance of this marker); Arnold’s Tavern (within shouting distance of this marker); Morris County Civil War Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); The French are Coming
Marker on the Morristown Green image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 5, 2010
2. Marker on the Morristown Green
(within shouting distance of this marker); The Baptist Church on the Green (within shouting distance of this marker); Court House and Jail (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Morristown.
 
More about this marker. A picture of the Continental Store House appears on the upper right of the marker.
 
Categories. Notable PlacesWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 6, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 577 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 6, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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