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U.S. Army Garrison, Picatinny Arsena in Morris County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Walton Burial Ground

In Memoriam

 

—Hessian Cemetery —

 
In Memoriam Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Huggan, October 22, 2011
1. In Memoriam Marker
Inscription. In this cemetery are buried some of the pioneers who settled this portion of Morris County. Also resting here are a handful of Hessian soldiers, who were recruited to labor at what is now known as Picatinny Arsenal, in support of America's quest for victory in the Revolutionary War...
 
Erected 1976 by U.S. Army.
 
Location. 40° 56.104′ N, 74° 33.162′ W. Marker is in U.S. Army Garrison, Picatinny Arsena, New Jersey, in Morris County. Touch for map. Historical Marker located on Federal property. Visitor Pass required from person of contact at Picatinny Arsenal to view historic marker(s). Marker is in this post office area: Picatinny Arsenal NJ 07806, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Administration and Research Historic District (approx. 0.6 miles away); Mount Hope (approx. 0.7 miles away); Ford – Faesch Manor House - 1768 (approx. 0.7 miles away); Middle Forge (approx. ¾ mile away); a different marker also named Administration and Research Historic District (approx. ¾ mile away); The Cannon Gate
Walton Family Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Huggan, May 16, 2007
2. Walton Family Cemetery Marker
(approx. 0.8 miles away); 600 Ordnance Testing Area Historic District (1928-1948) (approx. 1.2 miles away); Naval Commander's Home (approx. 1.3 miles away).
 
More about this marker. The arsenal set up the memorial as part of the celebration of the Bicentennial of the Revolution.
 
Additional keywords. Walton Family Cemetery
 
Historical photo of Marker image. Click for full size.
circa 1976
3. Historical photo of Marker
Cemetery overview and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Huggan, March 23, 2011
4. Cemetery overview and Marker
Grave Markers from Revolutionary War Veterans image. Click for full size.
By Jason Huggan
5. Grave Markers from Revolutionary War Veterans
Cemetery entrance image. Click for full size.
By Jason Huggan, February 2, 2012
6. Cemetery entrance
Grave Markers on the site image. Click for full size.
circa 1976
7. Grave Markers on the site
Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Huggan, June 28, 2007
8. Grave Marker
Another grave marker on the site, its text mostly lost to time.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 10, 2012, by Jason Huggan of Picatinny Arsenal, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 747 times since then and 48 times this year. Last updated on February 13, 2012, by Jason Huggan of Picatinny Arsenal, New Jersey. Photos:   1. submitted on February 7, 2012, by Jason Huggan of Picatinny Arsenal, New Jersey.   2, 3. submitted on December 18, 2009, by Jason Huggan of Picatinny Arsenal, New Jersey.   4. submitted on February 7, 2012, by Jason Huggan of Picatinny Arsenal, New Jersey.   5. submitted on December 18, 2009, by Jason Huggan of Picatinny Arsenal, New Jersey.   6. submitted on February 7, 2012, by Jason Huggan of Picatinny Arsenal, New Jersey.   7, 8. submitted on December 18, 2009, by Jason Huggan of Picatinny Arsenal, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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