Newton in Sussex County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Defenders of the Union
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Location. 41° 3.48′ N, 74° 45.177′ W. Marker is in Newton, New Jersey, in Sussex County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (U.S. 206) and Spring Street, on the left when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. Monument is on the Newton Green, across from the Sussex County Court House. Marker is in this post office area: Newton NJ 07860, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Newton Green (within shouting distance of this marker); Sussex County Veterans Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Newton Green (about Sussex County (about 300 feet away); Home of Thomas Anderson (about 400 feet away); George Washington Tree (about 500 feet away); The Hill Memorial (about 500 feet away); Old Newton Burial Ground (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newton.
More about this marker. The sides and back of the monument lists the battles in which soldiers from Sussex County participated.
Categories. • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 3, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,323 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on June 3, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.