Harding in Morris County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The New York Brigade
Morristown National Historical Park
1779, summer in upstate New York … campaigning against Indian allies of Britain.
1780, winter – Morristown, camping near here.
1781, fall – Yorktown, Va. Witnessing the British surrender.
Erected by Morristown National Historical Park.
Location. 40° 46.352′ N, 74° 31.709′ W. Marker is in Harding, New Jersey, in Morris County. Marker is at the intersection of Jockey Hollow Road and Grand Parade Road, on the left when traveling south on Jockey Hollow Road. Marker is in Morristown National Historical Park, along the tour road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Morristown NJ 07960, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Guerin House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Guards (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Grand Parade (approx. 0.3 miles away); Inspections (approx. 0.3 miles away); A heritage of hearths (approx. 0.4 miles away); Officer’s Hut [Replica] Soldier’s Hut [Replica] (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Old Camp Road (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harding.
More about this marker. The left of the marker features a Continental soldier warming himself before the hearth in his hut at Jockey Hollow during the bitter winter of 1780. The upper right of the marker contains a picture of soldiers in the woods firing upon enemy troops. Below that is a picture of Continental troops lined up for inspection.
Also see . . . Morristown National Historical Park. National Park Service. (Submitted on July 4, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 4, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 969 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 4, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.