Morris in Morris County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Continental Army Encampment at Morristown
More than one hundred Continental soldiers who made the supreme sacrifice for American Liberty are buried in this cemetery. Their comrades were housed in huts along the Jockey Hollow Road.
The people of Morristown reverently erect this monument as a tribute to them and to the valor of the Continental Army whose occupancy of Jockey Hollow has hallowed this ground.
Dedicated May 30, 1932
Erected 1932 by People of Morristown.
Location. 40° 46.466′ N, 74° 32.312′ W. Marker is in Morris, New Jersey, in Morris County. Marker is at the intersection of Cemetery Road and Grand Parade Road, on the right when traveling east on Cemetery Road. Touch for map. Marker is in the Jockey Hollow Encampment section of Morristown National Historical Park. 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. Sons of Saint Patrick (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Pennsylvania Line (about 400 feet away); Settling in (about 400 feet away); A Revolutionary Winter Soldier’s Hut [Replica] (about 800 feet away); Officer’s Hut [Replica] (approx. 0.2 miles away); A heritage of hearths (approx. 0.2 miles away); Inspections (approx. ¼ mile away).
Also see . . .
1. Morristown National Historical Park. National Park Service website. (Submitted on June 24, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. Winter of 1779-80 in New Jersey. Revolutionary War Historical Article from the Sons of the American Revolution website. (Submitted on June 24, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Military • Notable Places • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 24, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 2,227 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 24, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.