Morristown in Morris County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
War powder mill, built near
this site by Jacob Ford, Jr.
in 1776, supplied critically
needed gun powder to the
Erected by Morris County Heritage Commission.
Marker series. This marker is included in the New Jersey, Morris County Heritage Commission marker series.
Location. 40° 47.974′ N, 74° 27.756′ W. Marker is in Morristown, New Jersey, in Morris County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Lafayette Avenue and Kary Way, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in the woods on the bank of the Whippany River. 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. Historic Site (here, next to this marker); Constitution Tree (approx. ¼ mile away); Acorn Hall (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named Acorn Hall (approx. ¼ mile away); Continental Army Encampments at Morristown (approx. 0.3 miles away); Washington (approx. 0.3 miles away); Washington’s Headquarters Washington’s Headquarters (was approx. 0.3 miles away but has been reported missing. ). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Morristown.
Also see . . . Historic Markers/Historic Preservation. Morris County Heritage Commission. (Submitted on May 7, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Categories. • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 7, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 584 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 7, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.