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Orange in Essex County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Revolutionary War Dead

 
 
Revolutionary War Dead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 18, 2008
1. Revolutionary War Dead Marker
Inscription.
1775 1783
In memory of these valiant men who served their country in the Revolutionary War and who are buried in this churchyard.

Erected by the Orange Mountain Chapter
Daughters of the American Revolution
1931

 
Erected 1931 by Daughters of the American Revolution, Orange Mountain Chapter.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 40° 46.426′ N, 74° 14.056′ W. Marker is in Orange, New Jersey, in Essex County. Marker is on Main Street (Route 659) near Scotland Road (Route 638), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in the churchyard of the First Presbyterian Church in Orange. Marker is in this post office area: Orange NJ 07050, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dispatch Rider of the American Revolution (within shouting distance of this marker); Anniversary of the Victory at Yorktown (approx. half a mile away); Orange Vietnam Monument (approx. half a mile away); Orange Korean Conflict Monument (approx. half a mile
Marker in First Presbyterian Churchyard image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 18, 2008
2. Marker in First Presbyterian Churchyard
The marker lists 78 Revolutionary War soldiers who are buried in this churchyard.
away); Orange World War I Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Orange World War II Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Orange Korean War Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Llewellyn Park Gatehouse (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Orange.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
Revolutionary War Soldier Graves image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 18, 2008
3. Revolutionary War Soldier Graves
Many Revolutionary soldiers and other patriots were laid to rest in this churchyard. Also located here is the statue to the Dispatch Riders of the American Revolution.
First Presbyterian Church image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 18, 2008
4. First Presbyterian Church
The marker is located in the churchyard in front of this church.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 18, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,178 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 18, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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