Morristown in Morris County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
a gunpowder mill on this site
provided this critical commodity
to General Washington’s troops.
It was one of only three sources
of gunpowder available to them
during this time.
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. Powder Mill (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); Morristown National Historical Park (approx. ¼ mile away but has been reported missing); Continental Army Encampments at Morristown (approx. 0.3 miles away); Washington (approx. 0.3 miles away); Washington’s Headquarters (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Morristown.
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 338 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 7, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.