Newton in Sussex County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Newton was the scene of raids made by the Tory, James Moody. Washington’s Asst. Quartermaster, Thomas Anderson, stored supplies here. Oct. 1779, his troops marched here and during the Indian Campaign Gates stationed a detachment here.
Erected by The New Jersey Commission on Historical Sites.
Location. 41° 3.314′ N, 74° 45.293′ W. Marker is in Newton, New Jersey, in Sussex County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (U.S. 206) and Elm Street, on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Marker is located in front of the Dennis Branch of the Newton Library. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 Main Street, Newton NJ 07860, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Hill Memorial (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Newton Burial Ground (about 600 feet away); George Washington Tree (about 600 feet away); Home of Thomas Anderson (about 700 feet away); Defenders of the Union Newton Green (approx. ¼ mile away); Sussex County (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named Newton Green (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newton.
Categories. • War, US Revolutionary •
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 16, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 511 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 16, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.