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

Fordville

1857

 
 
Fordville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, November 27, 2015
1. Fordville Marker
Inscription. Victorian gravel wall house, located on part of property originally purchased about 1715 by John Ford, early Whippany settler. His direct descendant, Edwin Ford, built present dwelling.

Morris County Heritage Commission, New Jersey Register of Historic Places, National Register of Historic Places
 
Location. 40° 48.282′ N, 74° 25.992′ W. Marker is in Whippany, New Jersey, in Morris County. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 30 Fordville Road, Whippany NJ 07981, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Village of Monroe (approx. 0.4 miles away); Whippany Farm (approx. 0.9 miles away); A Good Place for a Halt (approx. one mile away); Our Lady of Mercy Chapel (approx. 1.3 miles away); Melville Mill (approx. 1.4 miles away); Village of Whippany (approx. 1.5 miles away); Acorn Hall (approx. 1.5 miles away); a different marker also named Acorn Hall (approx. 1.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Whippany.
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers

 
Fordville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, November 27, 2015
2. Fordville Marker
Fordville-Front view image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, November 27, 2015
3. Fordville-Front view
Fordville-Rear view image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, November 27, 2015
4. Fordville-Rear view
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 1, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 126 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 1, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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