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

Silas Riggs House

 
 
Silas Riggs House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, December 7, 2015
1. Silas Riggs House Marker
Inscription. Pre-Revolutionary salt box dwelling least altered on the Suckasunny Plains. Built by Captain Silas Riggs, who operated three boats on nearby Morris Canal. Moved to present site 1962
 
Erected 1976 by New Jersey Register of Historic Places, Morris County Heritage Commission.
 
Location. 40° 52.724′ N, 74° 39.148′ W. Marker is in Ledgewood, New Jersey, in Morris County. Marker is on Main Street. Touch for map. This marker is located in Roxbury Twp. Marker is at or near this postal address: 217 Main Street, Ledgewood NJ 07852, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. King House Museum (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Morris Canal (approx. mile away); The Morris Canal 1824 – 1924 (approx. 0.3 miles away); First Presbyterian Church at Suckasunny Plains (approx. one mile away); a different marker also named Morris Canal (approx. 1.1 miles away); Daniel Cary House - 1771 (approx. 1.9 miles away); Cary Station (approx. 2.1 miles away); Site of Ferromonte (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ledgewood.
 
Categories. Settlements & SettlersWaterways & Vessels
 
Silas Riggs House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, December 7, 2015
2. Silas Riggs House Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 10, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 153 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 10, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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