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

Whipponong Cemetery

September 2, 1718

 
 
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By Don Morfe, November 27, 2015
1. Whipponong Cemetery Marker
Inscription. Township of Hanover Historic Sites Committee-This land was given by John Richards to his Christian Friends and neighbors to erect a suitable meeting house for the public worship of God, a School House, Burying Yard and Training Field. The first church and school in Morris and Sussex Counties built here, fall 1718. Used as a cemetery 1718-1976. Accepted and designated as a Historic Site by the Township of Hanover July 8, 1978.
 
Erected by Township of Hanover Sites Committee.
 
Location. 40° 49.152′ N, 74° 24.36′ W. Marker is in Whippany, New Jersey, in Morris County. Marker is on Mount Pleasant Avenue (NJ 10). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Whippany NJ 07981, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Tuttle House (within shouting distance of this marker); Whippany Burying Yard (within shouting distance of this marker); Whippany (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Settlement of Whippanong (about 700 feet away); Hanover Veterans Monument (about 800 feet away); The Old Iron Works (approx.
Whipponong Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, November 27, 2015
2. Whipponong Cemetery Marker
0.4 miles away); 56-Delaware, Lackawanna & Western R.R. (approx. 0.4 miles away); Pennsylvania Railroad Standard Telephone Booth (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Whippany.
 
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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 131 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. 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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