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

Horse Head Coppers

 
 
Horse Head Coppers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, December 9, 2015
1. Horse Head Coppers Marker
Inscription. In 1787-1788 copper for horse head pennies mined here and minted nearby by Walter Mould at John Cleves Symmesí home. “Solitude” house later became tavern, Wheatsheaf Inn.
 
Erected 1977 by Morris County Heritage Commission.
 
Location. 40° 48.465′ N, 74° 29.992′ W. Marker is in Morristown, New Jersey, in Morris County. Marker is at the intersection of Sussex Avenue (NJ 617) and Sunderland Drive on Sussex Avenue (NJ 617). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Morristown NJ 07960, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fosterfields – 1854 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fosterfields Living Historical Farm (approx. half a mile away); Park of Artillery (approx. 0.6 miles away); Continental Army Encampment at Morristown (approx. 0.6 miles away); Morristown Military Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Thomas Paine (approx. 0.6 miles away); Continental Army Encampment (approx. 0.7 miles away); Timothy Mills House (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Morristown.
 
Also see . . .  New Jersey Coppers - Coinfacts.com. (Submitted on December 21, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
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Horse Head Coppers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, December 9, 2015
2. Horse Head Coppers Marker
Olde Wheatsheaf Farm-sign near marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, December 9, 2015
3. Olde Wheatsheaf Farm-sign near marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 18, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 172 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 18, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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