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New Vernon in Morris County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

New Vernon Historic District

 
 
New Vernon Historic District Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 5, 2008
1. New Vernon Historic District Marker
Inscription.
Crossroads community, first settled
1727. Contains homes representing
Colonial, Greek Revival and
Victorian architecture. Additional
dwellings include former general
store, blacksmith home, academy and
Presbyterian Church.
Morris County Heritage Commission

 
Erected 1978 by Morris County Heritage Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the New Jersey, Morris County Heritage Commission marker series.
 
Location. 40° 44.631′ N, 74° 29.626′ W. Marker is in New Vernon, New Jersey, in Morris County. Marker is at the intersection of Village Road and Millbrook Road, on the right when traveling east on Village Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Vernon NJ 07976, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Harding Township 9-11 Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); The Tramp House (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington’s Route from Princeton to Morristown (approx. ¼ mile away); Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge (approx. 1.1 miles
Marker on Village Road image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 5, 2008
2. Marker on Village Road
away); Frelinghuysen Fields (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Silver Brook Gateway (approx. 1.5 miles away); Dickson's Mill Pond (approx. 1.8 miles away); Mt. Kemble-Glen Alpin (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Vernon.
 
Also see . . .
1. Morris County Heritage Commission. (Submitted on July 6, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. Historic Markers/Historic Preservation. Morris County Heritage Commission. (Submitted on August 1, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Colonial Era
 
Tunis-Ellicks House & Museum image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 6, 2008
3. Tunis-Ellicks House & Museum
The Tunis-Ellicks house, an 1800 farmhouse located across from the New Vernon Post Office, is one of many historic structures in New Vernon.
Harding Township Historical Society Headquarters image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 5, 2008
4. Harding Township Historical Society Headquarters
The Tunis Ellicks House serves as headquarters for the Harding Township historical Society. It displays open hearth cooking and demonstrations of period crafts. The John H. Culbertson Museum on the second floor features changing exhibits relating to local and regional history.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 6, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,167 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 6, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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