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

James Madison

1751 ---- 1836

 
 
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By Bill Coughlin, July 23, 2010
1. James Madison Marker
Inscription.
4th President
of the
United States

Dedicated 2003

President Madison
Our namesake.
Madison, CT. & N.J.

[ Back of Monument: ]
From ‘Bottle Hill’ to ‘Madison’ in
1834. This monument is hereby
presented through the generosity
of the Mayor and Council, the
citizens of Madison and friends of
the community on this 2nd day of
November, 2003.

Committee members
Mayor John J. Dunne, Chairman
Catherine A. Coultas
Antoinette Derosa
Roberta M. Dunne
Joseph Falco, Jr.
Laurence G. Taber

 
Erected 2003.
 
Location. 40° 45.518′ N, 74° 24.907′ W. Marker is in Madison, New Jersey, in Morris County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (New Jersey Route 124) and Waverly Place, on the right when traveling south on Main Street. Touch for map. Monument is on the median on Waverly Place. Marker is in this post office area: Madison NJ 07940, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bethel A.M.E. Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sayre House (approx. 0.3 miles away but has been reported missing); Sayre Homestead (approx. 0.3 miles away); Bottle Hill Tavern
James Madison Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 23, 2010
2. James Madison Marker
(approx. 0.3 miles away); First Presbyterian Church of Chatham Township (approx. 0.4 miles away); Miller's Station (approx. half a mile away); Mead Hall (approx. 0.6 miles away); Francis Asbury (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Madison.
 
More about this marker. Monument consists of a grante base topped by a bust of James Madison.
 
Also see . . .  James Madison. Biography of James Madison from the White House website. (Submitted on July 24, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
Back of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 23, 2010
3. Back of Monument
James Madison Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 23, 2010
4. James Madison Marker
Closeup of James Madison image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 23, 2010
5. Closeup of James Madison
James Madison image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 31, 2014
6. James Madison
This c. 1821 portrait of James Madison by Gilbert Stuart hangs in the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 24, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 760 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 24, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   6. submitted on May 23, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.
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