Morristown in Morris County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Continental Army Encampment
1779 - - - 1780
Ford Mansion on Morris Avenue
The troops were in Morristown from
December 1, 1779 to June 23, 1780.
Location. 40° 47.991′ N, 74° 29.587′ W. Marker is in Morristown, New Jersey, in Morris County. Marker is at the intersection of Burnham Pkwy and Washington Street, on the right when traveling south on Burnham Pkwy. Touch for map. Marker is located in Burnham Park in Morristown. Marker is in this post office area: Morristown NJ 07960, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Thomas Paine (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Morristown Military Memorial (about 300 feet away); Timothy Mills House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Park of Artillery (approx. ¼ mile away); Continental Army Encampment at Morristown Iron (approx. half a mile away); The Upper Redoubt (approx. half a mile away); Fort Nonsense (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Morristown.
Also see . . .
1. Major General Henry Knox. Knox biography from the American Revolution website. (Submitted on June 22, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. Morristown National Historical Park. National Park Service. (Submitted on June 22, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Categories. • Military • Notable Places • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 22, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 2,112 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on June 22, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.