Newton in Sussex County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Home of Thomas Anderson
Appointed first Surrogate of Sussex County by Royal Governor William Franklin, 1768
Office held by reappointment until death 1805.
Acting Clerk of Sussex County 1770-1777.
Assistant Deputy Quartermaster General during Revolutionary War.
Placed by Society Daughters of Colonial Wars
in the state of New Jersey, 1958
Erected 1958 by Society Daughters of Colonial Wars in the state of New Jersey.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of Colonial Wars marker series.
Location. 41° 3.423′ N, 74° 45.218′ W. Marker is in Newton, New Jersey, in Sussex County. Marker is on Main Street (U.S. 206), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 62 Main Street, Newton NJ 07860, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. George Washington Tree (within shouting distance of this marker); The Hill Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Newton Burial Ground (within shouting distance of this marker); Defenders of the Union Newton Green (about 500 feet away); Sussex County (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named Newton Green (about 600 feet away); Sussex County Veterans Memorial (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newton.
Categories. • Colonial Era • Notable Buildings • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 1, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,019 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 1, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.