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

Lathrop Manson

1873

 
 
Lathrop Manson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, December 8, 2015
1. Lathrop Manson Marker
Inscription. William G. Lathrop, manager of the Boonton Ironworks from 1850-1882. Built this Italianate mansion, which became New Jersey’s first home for firefighters in 1898.
 
Erected 1999 by Morris County Heritage Commission.
 
Location. 40° 54.224′ N, 74° 23.839′ W. Marker is in Boonton, New Jersey, in Morris County. Marker is on Lathrop Avenue. Touch for map. The marker is at the entrance to the Firemen's Home. Marker is at or near this postal address: 565 Lathrop Avenue, Boonton NJ 07005, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Everett E. Hatcher (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Mayors Park (approx. 0.4 miles away); Morris Canal (approx. half a mile away); Boonton Railroad Station (approx. half a mile away); Charles F. Hopkins (approx. half a mile away); Boonton Veterans Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Boonton Fire Department 100th Anniversary (approx. half a mile away); Gone But Not Forgotten (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Boonton.
 
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Lathrop Manson-New Jersey Firemen's Home entrance image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, December 8, 2015
2. Lathrop Manson-New Jersey Firemen's Home entrance
Lathrop Manson-Fireman's Statue at the entrance image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, December 8, 2015
3. Lathrop Manson-Fireman's Statue at the entrance
Lathrop Manson image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, December 8, 2015
4. Lathrop Manson
Lathrop Manson-entrance to the New Jersey Firemen's Museum image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, December 8, 2015
5. Lathrop Manson-entrance to the New Jersey Firemen's Museum
Lathrop Manson-New Jersey Firemen's Home parking lot image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, December 8, 2015
6. Lathrop Manson-New Jersey Firemen's Home parking lot
Note the fire boxes as lamp posts.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 14, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 192 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on December 14, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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