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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Morris County, New Jersey

 
Clickable Map of Morris County, New Jersey and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Morris County, NJ (410) Essex County, NJ (170) Hunterdon County, NJ (365) Passaic County, NJ (138) Somerset County, NJ (165) Sussex County, NJ (96) Union County, NJ (118) Warren County, NJ (125)  MorrisCounty(410) Morris County (410)  EssexCounty(170) Essex County (170)  HunterdonCounty(365) Hunterdon County (365)  PassaicCounty(138) Passaic County (138)  SomersetCounty(165) Somerset County (165)  SussexCounty(96) Sussex County (96)  UnionCounty(118) Union County (118)  WarrenCounty(125) Warren County (125)
Morristown is the county seat for Morris County
Adjacent to Morris County, New Jersey
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      Hunterdon County (365)  
      Passaic County (138)  
      Somerset County (165)  
      Sussex County (96)  
      Union County (118)  
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1 New Jersey, Morris County, Bartley — Bartleyville
In 1861 the Wm. Bartley & Sons foundry was established here along the South Branch of the Raritan River. Workers made bridges, farm machinery, steam engines, and turbines. The High Bridge branch of the Central Railroad of New Jersey gave the foundry . . . Map (db m22514) HM
2 New Jersey, Morris County, Basking Ridge — Richard J. GuadagnoSeptember 26, 1962 - September 11, 2001
Richard J. Guadagno, a U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS) employee, passionately devoted his life to the conservation of natural resources. He was the Refuge Mangaer of Humbolt Bay National Wildlife Refuge in California and a trained law . . . Map (db m73940) HM
3 New Jersey, Morris County, Bernardsville — The New Jersey BrigadeMorristown National Historical Park
New Jersey soldiers enlisted early in the Revolution and fought through to the end. The war took them to Canada in the beginning and Yorktown at the end, but most of their service was nearer home. The brigade camped here during the winter of . . . Map (db m9030) HM
4 New Jersey, Morris County, Boonton — Adam Miller House1767
Built by Adam Miller, Quaker, who was first to free slaves in Morris County. Poorhouse for Pequannock Township 1824-1837. Addition built in nineteenth century.Map (db m91192) HM
5 New Jersey, Morris County, Boonton — Andrew M. Emery Memorial Park
Andrew M. Emery Memorial Park Dedicated By Post 124 American Legion Boonton, New Jersey To All Service Men and Women Living and Deceased November 11, 1969Map (db m88876) WM
6 New Jersey, Morris County, Boonton — Boonton Civil War Monument
. . . Map (db m88878) WM
7 New Jersey, Morris County, Boonton — Boonton Fire Department 100th Anniversary
Boonton Fire Department 100th Anniversary 1891     1991 This memorial is dedicated to the men who have served the Town of Boonton as volunteer firemen in the past and to those who continue to serve.Map (db m88840) HM
8 New Jersey, Morris County, Boonton — Boonton Historic District
District represents architectural period 1830-1895, and includes dwellings built on lots developed by Boonton Iron Works. Boundries are Church Street at Main Street to Birch Street and Cornelia Street.Map (db m192213) HM
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9 New Jersey, Morris County, Boonton — Boonton Railroad Station
The DL&W Railroad built this prairie style station in 1904. Passenger trains served the growing commuter population. Freight trains delivered coal to heat homes and power local mills, then departed with products headed to market. Morris . . . Map (db m33493) HM
10 New Jersey, Morris County, Boonton — Boonton Veterans Memorial
The Citizens Of The Boonton Area Gratefully Dedicate This Memorial To Those Who Gave Their Lives In Defense Of Our Nation. World War I (1917 – 1918) Walter J. Barrett • Abraham W. Beddow • Raymond Bell • Joseph P. Bowden • George W. Buis . . . Map (db m88813) WM
11 New Jersey, Morris County, Boonton — Charles F. Hopkins
In Memory Of Charles F. Hopkins 1842 – 1934 Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Former Mayor of Boonton May 26, 1997 Memorial DayMap (db m88815) WM
12 New Jersey, Morris County, Boonton — Decker-Kincaid Homestead
This 1785 house has an 1837 wing built by forge owner John Decker featuring spoon-worked plaster walls and an enigmatic folk art face wall painting. Land preservationist Oscar Kincaid, Jr. lived here. The Kincaid family operated the farmstand from . . . Map (db m91199) HM
13 New Jersey, Morris County, Boonton — Dr. John Taylor House1898
Dr. Taylor resided and practised medicine here. Dwelling purchased 1921 by town of Boonton as memorial to World War I veterans. Town Hall until 1965. Headquarters, Post 124, American Legion.Map (db m192212) HM
14 New Jersey, Morris County, Boonton — Everett E. Hatcher
. . . Map (db m88875) HM
15 New Jersey, Morris County, Boonton — Garret Rickards House1854
One of Boonton’s two octagon houses built on Cornelia Street. Both dwellings. Of concrete slag construction. Are only examples of octagon architecture in Morris County.Map (db m192214) HM
16 New Jersey, Morris County, Boonton — General James H. Doolittle
General James H. Doolittle 1n 1929 at this site of the Aircraft Radio Corporation Airdrome in Boonton Township, Lieutenant James H. Doolittle of the Army Air Corps conducted extensive acceptance tests of the Aircraft Radio Corporation Type B Beacon . . . Map (db m88817) HM
17 New Jersey, Morris County, Boonton — Gone But Not Forgotten
In Memory Of Those Who Left Us So Suddenly Dedicated May 21, 2005 Detective Gordon N. Smith, March 17, 1975 Captain John D. Muriano, Feb. 28, 1982 Patrolman Stephen J. Koval, June 6, 2002 Patrolman Kurt A. Keller, Nov. 14, 2006 . . . Map (db m88841) HM
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18 New Jersey, Morris County, Boonton — Holmes Library
Original Greek Revival dwelling built for commercial use 1849. Purchased for residence 1856 by James Holmes, prominent Boonton citizen. Building enlarged and converted to Holmes Library 1893. National Register of Historic Places • New Jersey . . . Map (db m37923) HM
19 New Jersey, Morris County, Boonton — Lathrop Manson1873
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.Map (db m91581) HM
20 New Jersey, Morris County, Boonton — Miller-Kingsland House
Original Dutch west wing built by Johannes Miller around 1740. Bought in 1798 by Isaac Kingsland who added the large Federal style addition in 1808.Map (db m91572) HM
21 New Jersey, Morris County, Boonton — Morris Canal1824 - 1924 — National Register Landmark —
Lock 13 east a boat basin and Clarks Coal Yard were near here.Map (db m33508) HM
22 New Jersey, Morris County, Boonton — Morris Canal Plane 7 East
Near this location, over 100 years ago, canal boats heavily laden with Pennsylvania coal were approaching the summit of Morris Canal Plane 7 East. Much like a canal “lock”, an inclined plane is a simple machine which allows boats . . . Map (db m88949) HM
23 New Jersey, Morris County, Boonton — The Mayors ParkTime Capsule
The Mayors Park Dedicated On May 29, 1967 During Boonton’s Centennial Celebration In Honor Of The Mayors Who Have Served The Citizens Of The Town Of Boonton Since 1867 Time Capsule Buried Beneath This Puddingstone Is The Time . . . Map (db m88873) HM
24 New Jersey, Morris County, Boonton, Boonton Township — Boonton Township Veterans Memorial
. . . Map (db m88952) WM
25 New Jersey, Morris County, Boonton, Boonton Township — Dixon Homestead
Dixon Homestead Home of Miller / Dixon Family for eight generations. Dutch stone house circa 1760. Forge keeper’s house 1830. Present mill 1855. Victorian house 1857. Barn 1860. Morris County Heritage CommissionMap (db m89025) HM
26 New Jersey, Morris County, Boonton, Boonton Township — Morris CanalLock Nos. 9 & 10
Morris Canal 1824-1924 National Register Landmark Information Lock Nos. 9 & 10-East Stone abutment supported mule bridge. Boats were pulled across river in slack water behind dam. Morris County Map (db m88953) HM
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27 New Jersey, Morris County, Boonton, Boonton Township — Rockaway Valley United Methodist Church
Rockaway Valley United Methodist Church 1842 Structure typifies 19th century rural church architecture. Originally site of early indian burial ground and community schoolhouse. Stained glass windows, recognizing Boonton Township settlers and . . . Map (db m89024) HM
28 New Jersey, Morris County, Boonton Township — Boonton Township 9/11 Memorial
Dedicated to the Memory Of Those Who Lost Their Lives On September 11, 2001 On The 10th Anniversary Of 9/11 We Honor Our Residents And Pledge To Never Forget Angela Kyte Cecile Caguicla Vincent Gallucci Alayne Gentul David . . . Map (db m89029) HM
29 New Jersey, Morris County, Budd Lake — Budd Lake Community
This former industrial hamlet where mills and an iceworks operated in the mid-1800s became a thriving resort area by 1880. During the 1930s local night clubs hosted famous big bands. The 1874 Budd Lake Chapel, built on land donated by John Budd, . . . Map (db m91437) HM
30 New Jersey, Morris County, Butler — American Hard Rubber Company1898
Company, and affiliated predecessors, oldest manufacturer of hard rubber products in the world. Butler, model industrial village, developed around rubber industry. In 1880, town named for Richard Butler, rubber executive.Map (db m42250) HM
31 New Jersey, Morris County, Butler — Butler Railroad Station
Former passenger and freight station built by the NYS&W Railroad in 1888. Served as the transportation hub spurring economic growth in the community.Map (db m192215) HM
32 New Jersey, Morris County, Butler — Butler Vietnam War Memorial
Dedicated to All Who Served Vietnam War 1959 — 1975 Special Tribute To The Men Who Lost Their Lives Charles Harry Haber Jr. (Skip) SP4 Army 10 Jan. 45 — 22 Mar. 67 17E-19 James Michael Mathews (Jimmy) CPL Marine Corps 02 Nov. 45 — . . . Map (db m192207) WM
33 New Jersey, Morris County, Butler — Korean War
Dedicated to All Who Served Korean War 1950 — 1955 Special Tribute to Those Who Lost Their Lives Frederick W. Aten 15 Feb. 31 — 24 Oct. 50 Cpl. Army George R. Tallman 12 Mar. 29 — 16 Aug. 52 PFC. Army Robert I. Downs Jr. . . . Map (db m192181) WM
34 New Jersey, Morris County, Butler — Morris County
Founded 1739. George Washington and Continental Army encamped here 1777, and 1779-1780. Major iron-producing center in the nation during 19th Century.Map (db m192209) HM
35 New Jersey, Morris County, Butler — Park Place Veterans Park
Spanish American War Monument Freedom Patriotism and Humanity-To commemorate the war with Spain, The Philippine Insurrection and China Relief Expedition 1898-1902. This tablet was erected by the Corporal Thomas B. Miller Camp No. 17 Department . . . Map (db m91203) WM
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36 New Jersey, Morris County, Butler — September 11, 2001
September 11, 2001 Never ForgetMap (db m192171) HM
37 New Jersey, Morris County, Cedar Knolls — Village Of Cedar Knollsca. 1880
This village was a popular summer resort in the early 1900's. Its highest point, Mount Peak, had provided a lookout for the Lenni Lenape.Map (db m155594) HM
38 New Jersey, Morris County, Chatham — Bey's Boxing CampCirca 1920-1960
After managing Lightweight Champion of the World Freddie Welsh's nearby Health Farm, Madame Hranoush Bey ran a world-renowned training camp on this site. Gene Tunney, Sugar Ray Robinson, Floyd Patterson, Max Schmeling were among the famous fighters . . . Map (db m43465) HM
39 New Jersey, Morris County, Chatham — Bonnel Town - Chatham
June 7, 1780, soldiers under the command of Gen. Washington marched here from Morristown to check the advancing enemy beyond Short Hills. At Connecticut Farms the onset was checked.Map (db m108149) HM
40 New Jersey, Morris County, Chatham — Chatham
Settled by John and Daniel Day. Named for the Earl of Chatham William Pitt. Washington often visited troops here.Map (db m107929) HM
41 New Jersey, Morris County, Chatham — Chatham Colony Association1924-1969
Pursuing a communal living experiment, Russian & East European immigrants living in New York City desired a rural environment. An advertisement in the Jewish Daily Forward newspaper prompted a purchase of 150+ acres in Chatham Township. In 1924 the . . . Map (db m198513) HM
42 New Jersey, Morris County, Chatham — Chatham Historic District
Scene of Washington’s Headquarters and massing of Continental troops prior to march on Yorktown August 27 – 29, 1781.Map (db m8877) HM
43 New Jersey, Morris County, Chatham — Chatham Historic DistrictOriginal marker
Scene of Washington's headquarters and massing of Continental troops prior to march on Yorktown August 27 - 29, 1781.Map (db m192241) HM
44 New Jersey, Morris County, Chatham — Chatham Township WWII Memorial
. . . Map (db m21975) HM
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45 New Jersey, Morris County, Chatham — Day's Bridge Summit
A part of Washington's army crossed the Passaic River at this point. then known as Day's Bridge on June 23, 1780. The troops continued their journey and fought against the British at the Battle of Springfield.Map (db m101397) HM
46 New Jersey, Morris County, Chatham — Gibbons Horse BarnCirca 1834
William Gibbons, prominent racing patron, built stable to house his thoroughbred racehorses, including Fashion, "Queen of the American Turf". Barn is outstanding example of an early 19th century horse barn.Map (db m192217) HM
47 New Jersey, Morris County, Chatham — Isaac Clark Farmsteadcirca 1760
Isaac Clark, a Morris County Freeholder & Council of Safety member owned over 60 acres of land & the original 2 room house built using beams from the collapsed balcony of the New Providence Presbyterian Church. Clark's ownership is recorded on a . . . Map (db m162169) HM
48 New Jersey, Morris County, Chatham — Johnson HouseCirca 1775
Uzal Johnson, a Revolutionary War soldier, bought 259 acres in 1770 for 310 ponds sterling. Built in stages and occupied until 1920 by five Johnson generations, including a member of the first Township Board of Education, two Freeholders, and a . . . Map (db m164037) HM
49 New Jersey, Morris County, Chatham — Lewis Noe FarmsteadCirca 1770
While Lewis was serving with General Washington’s army at Valley Forge, PA., Hessian soldiers foraging for food during a blizzard, stayed here overnight. As Phoebe Brant Noe spoke German, they took only a few chickens, sparing her family from . . . Map (db m94567) WM
50 New Jersey, Morris County, Chatham — Loantaka School - Spring Valley SchoolCirca 1852
The one room red brick school administered by Chatham Township was erected on property privately owned by Republican Academy. Serving as a Sunday and Elementary school, one teacher taught students age 5-18 from parts of Morris and Chatham . . . Map (db m198721) HM
51 New Jersey, Morris County, Chatham — New Jersey Journal
During the Revolution, former soldier Shepard Kollock printed the New Jersey Journal on this site “to maintain the cause of freedom” and serve the army in Morristown. The Journal, north Jersey’s only wartime newspaper, founded in 1779, . . . Map (db m8878) HM
52 New Jersey, Morris County, Chatham — Noe Pond
Pre-revolutionary farm pond, on an 800 acre tract owned by the Noe family, provided water and ice for the Noe farm, dairy and greenhouses. Converted in 1955 to a private family swim and recreation club by Jack & Ruth Noe and Taz & Baily Brower Jr., . . . Map (db m38135) HM
53 New Jersey, Morris County, Chatham — Price-Baldwin HouseCirca 1770
This home represents a prosperous early 1800s farmer’s homestead with its wide center hall, tall ceilings, and brick beehive oven. The original 1770’s 5 room house was doubled to its current size in the 1830s by Edward Price, a successful farmer and . . . Map (db m94566) HM
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54 New Jersey, Morris County, Chatham Township — Mount Vernon SchoolDistrict 78
Built around 1860 as one room schoolhouse. Served until 1928 as one of four township schools. Renovated as Chatham Township Hall 1959.Map (db m8879) HM
55 New Jersey, Morris County, Chester — Bartley Turbine
In the late 19th century, cast iron turbines began to replace more picturesque water wheels. Turbines were less susceptible to freezing and did not require the costly construction and endless repairs associated with wooden water wheels. A turbine . . . Map (db m20324) HM
56 New Jersey, Morris County, Chester — Brick Tavern1810 - 1812
Federal style structure built for Zephaniah Drake as stage coach stop. Purchased 1854 by William Rankin who added two wings, and converted inn to Chester Institute.Map (db m20328) HM
57 New Jersey, Morris County, Chester — Chester Area Veterans Monument
Dedicated to Those From the Chester Area Who Served in the Armed Forces of the United States of America. With faith and courage they left their homes and committed themselves to the horrors of armed conflict, many sacrificing their lives as . . . Map (db m23021) HM
58 New Jersey, Morris County, Chester — Chester Veterans Monument
Dedicated to the Honor and Sacrifice of the Men and Women of the Township and Borough of Chester Who Served in the Armed Forces of the United States in all Wars.Map (db m20326) HM
59 New Jersey, Morris County, Chester — Cooper Gristmill1826
Original gristmill circa 1788. Owned by Elias Howell. Present gristmill built 1826 by Nathan Cooper. Only surviving structure of the industrial community, Milltown,Map (db m20322) HM
60 New Jersey, Morris County, Chester — First Congregational Church
Congregation, organized 1740. Oldest of this denomination west of the Hudson River. Built 1856. Notable for Greek Revival architecture and rare interior Trompe L'Oeil painting.Map (db m23022) HM
61 New Jersey, Morris County, Chester — Gardens at Bamboo Brook
Martha Brookes Hutcheson, renowned as one of America's first professional female landscape architects, lived at Merchiston Farm. Now called Bamboo Brook, from 1911 to 1959. These gardens are an example of an early 20th-century landscape . . . Map (db m33170) HM
62 New Jersey, Morris County, Chester — Hacklebarney
Hacklebarney or Budd Forge, built about 1763. Operations ceased after 1834. Hacklebarney Mine upstream furnished ore.Map (db m22512) HM
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63 New Jersey, Morris County, Chester — Martha Brookes HutchesonWomen's Heritage Trail
Martha Brookes Hutcheson (1871-1959) was one of America's first women landscape architects. After studying for three years in the Landscape Architecture program at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, she began her practice in 1902. Mrs. . . . Map (db m33173) HM
64 New Jersey, Morris County, Chester — Merchiston Farm1911 - 1959
Home of Martha Brookes Hutcheson, prominent early woman landscape architect who transformed this 18th century working farm into outstanding example of natural and classic landscape design.Map (db m33169) HM
65 New Jersey, Morris County, Chester — Milltown - A 19th Century Village
Few vestiges remain, but in the 1880s Milltown bustled. Cooper Mill shared "Main Street" with a blacksmith shop, a general store, a tavern, Abram Cooper's sawmill and the Mountain Spring Distillery, a cider mill that made apple brandy and apple . . . Map (db m20325) HM
66 New Jersey, Morris County, Chester — Sgt. Larry W. Maysey
K.I.A. Laos, S.E. Asia Nov. 9, 1967 U.S.A.F. "To assist wounded survivors, That others may live. Sgt. Maysey subjected himself to a hail of hostile fire." "For those who fight for it, Life has a flavor that the Protected will never know . . . Map (db m20327) HM
67 New Jersey, Morris County, Convent Station — Boisaubin House
Built in 1790's by a French emigre on a campsite of the Continental Army, later, a station on the "Underground Railroad"Map (db m18228) HM
68 New Jersey, Morris County, Denville — Denville Veterans Memorial
Dedicated in grateful and loving tribute to all who served in the armed forces of the United States to defend their ideals and pave the way for peace [photo 2] Rotary International Dedicated May 30, 1983 . . . Map (db m229517) WM
69 New Jersey, Morris County, Denville — Rockaway Loop(1848-1948)
This marker stands on the historic crossing of the Rockaway Loop beneath Route 46. The Rockaway Loop was part of the original Morris & Essex (M&E) RR mainline. The line ran through Rockaway for the town's mining and iron industries. After . . . Map (db m229478) HM
70 New Jersey, Morris County, Denville, Denville Township — Ayres-Knuth FarmCirca 1803
This working farm, operated continuously since first settled, is one of the most completed examples of a 19th century agricultural complex in Morris County.Map (db m91625) HM
71 New Jersey, Morris County, Denville, Denville Township — E.C. Peer & Sons Store
19th Century store on Morris Canal, lock 8 east. Catered to canal boatmen and their families. Property purchased by Samuel Peer in 1852. E.C. Peer served as lock tender 1862-1915.Map (db m91610) HM
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72 New Jersey, Morris County, Denville, Denville Township — Job Allen Iron WorksCirca 1730
Site of forge and farm established by Job Allen on Rockaway River. Later operated by his son, Job Allen, II, Captain in Morris Militia.Map (db m229492) HM
73 New Jersey, Morris County, Denville, Denville Township — Kitchel HomesteadCirca 1770
Original farmhouse owned by Abraham Kitchel, Revolutionary patriot. New Jersey legislator and Morris County Judge. Dwelling enlarged and outbuildings built during 19th century. Kitchel family occupied property until 1927.Map (db m94691) HM
74 New Jersey, Morris County, Denville, Denville Township — Morris Canal1824 1924
National Registered Landmark-Peer's Store, Lock 8 East. Aqueduct over the Rockaway River is nearbyMap (db m91611) HM
75 New Jersey, Morris County, Denville, Denville Township — Mt. Tabor Camp Meeting Association1869
Spiritual revival group was established by Newark Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Summer encampment gradually became year-round residential community. The state chartered association functioned as a municipality until 1980.Map (db m91623) HM
76 New Jersey, Morris County, Denville, Denville Township — Peter Cook HouseCirca 1778
Original stone house and farm owned by Peter Cook. Early Rockaway Valley settler and founding trustee of Reformed Dutch Church of Parsippany in 1774. Federal addition built in 1806.Map (db m91607) HM
77 New Jersey, Morris County, Denville, Denville Township — Second Union School
Children attended this school from 1861 until 1908 when the Third Union School opened across the road. The First Union School built on this site in 1816 was destroyed by fire in 1860. The Union School united the villages of Franklin and Ninkey into . . . Map (db m91626) HM
78 New Jersey, Morris County, Denville, Denville Township — The Diamond Spring
The Diamond Spring Water Company, owned by James Miller, supplied bottled water to city of Newark, 1885-1900. The Miller family later operated nearby Diamond Spring Inn as Summer Hotel.Map (db m91186) HM
79 New Jersey, Morris County, Dover — Hurd Park
Land for Hurd Park was donated in 1911 by John Hurd of a local founding family. The park has long been known for its cherry blossoms and the only WWI "Spirit of the American Doughboy" statue by noted sculptor E. M. Viquesney in Morris County. . . . Map (db m240776) HM
80 New Jersey, Morris County, Dover — Old Stone Academy1829
Dover's oldest public meeting house built by town forefather Henry McFarlan. Served as school and place of worship for Presbyterian and Episcopalian Congregations.Map (db m91191) HM
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81 New Jersey, Morris County, Dover — St. John’s Church1871
Oldest standing church in Dover. Built by architect Richard Upjohn. Congregation organized 1849. Originally met in nearby Stone Academy. Church served as hospital during 1918 influenza epidemic.Map (db m91187) HM
82 New Jersey, Morris County, Dover, Picatinny Arsenal — 1500 Former Army Rocket Test Area Historic District (1946-1989)
This area served as Picatinny’s rocket engine test facility where functional and performance tests were conducted. The following rockets were tested here: Redstone, Honest John (first U.S. tactical nuclear weapon), Loki, Nike Ajax, Shillelagh, . . . Map (db m53087) HM
83 New Jersey, Morris County, Dover, Picatinny Arsenal — 600 Ordnance Testing Area Historic District (1928-1948)
This test area was constructed after the 1926 Lake Denmark Naval Powder Depot explosion and several other accidents destroyed the Arsenal’s Cannon Blenders. These facilities were built to withstand shock and blast from indoor testing of military . . . Map (db m53086) HM
84 New Jersey, Morris County, Dover, Picatinny Arsenal — Administration and Research Historic District(circa 1880-1945), Chemistry Row
These structures are associated with the evolution of Picatinny from a Powder Depot to a Production Arsenal. After the 1926 Lake Denmark Naval Powder Depot explosion, Picatinny rededicated itself technologically and architecturally as a Research & . . . Map (db m53085) HM
85 New Jersey, Morris County, Dover, Picatinny Arsenal — Administration and Research Historic District(circa 1880-1945)
Farley Avenue became the epicenter of Picatinny's research and development program during the 1930's. Building 151, the original Arsenal Headquarters, stood at the nexus of the "power intersection" with Parker Road. This Colonial Revival-style . . . Map (db m231097) HM
86 New Jersey, Morris County, Dover, Picatinny Arsenal — Civil War Cannons
These two Model 1841 6-Pounder field cannons were used by United States artillery until 1868. They weigh 800 pounds, fired a shot (projectile) with a weight of 6.1 pounds, and had a range of 1,500 yards. This smoothbore gun was the most common army . . . Map (db m119551) HM
87 New Jersey, Morris County, Dover, Picatinny Arsenal — Historical Exhibit
This exhibit was originally part of the “Saratoga Park” at Frankford Arsenal, Phila. Pa. (see other plaque). It was moved here in 1978 shortly after the establishment of the United States Army Armament Research and Development Command at this . . . Map (db m229172) HM
88 New Jersey, Morris County, Dover, Picatinny Arsenal — Lightweight 155mm Howitzer
The M777 Lightweight 155mm Howitzer (known as the LW155) was developed here at Picatinny Arsenal by a joint Marine Corps and Army program office from 1997-2005. The LW155 is the first ground combat system to make extensive use of high strength . . . Map (db m119594) HM
89 New Jersey, Morris County, Dover, Picatinny Arsenal — M119 Howitzer
The M119 howitzer was designed and produced by the British Royal Ordnance Factories as the L118 light gun. Weighing some 4,270 pounds, the L118 entered service with the British Army in 1976 by its parachute and commando field artillery regiments. . . . Map (db m229175) HM
90 New Jersey, Morris County, Dover, Picatinny Arsenal — M153 - Common Remotely Operated Weapon Station(CROWS)
The CROWS is a multivehicle externally mounted remote weapon system that allows the Gunner to remain inside the armor protected vehicle while firing a variety of crew served weapons. The CROWS provides day and night capability providing first-burst . . . Map (db m119579) HM
91 New Jersey, Morris County, Dover, Picatinny Arsenal — M198 Howitzer
The M198 155mm towed howitzer was developed (1968-1976) and produced (1978-1992) at Rock Island Arsenal. Over 1,600 howitzers were produced for the Army, Marine Corps, and allied armies. Weighing just under 16,000 pounds, it was able to be air . . . Map (db m119602) HM
92 New Jersey, Morris County, Dover, Picatinny Arsenal — M1A1 Pack Howitzer
The M1A1 Pack Howitzer was widely used during World War II and featured a short 75mm barrel. It could reach a sustained rate of fire of 3 to 6 rounds per minute with a range of roughly 5-½ miles. The howitzer as seen here with an M8 carriage . . . Map (db m119585) HM
93 New Jersey, Morris County, Dover, Picatinny Arsenal — Middle Forge
Forge and tools used at Middle Forge located at Picatinny Lake Outlet 1749 to 1880Map (db m25604) HM
94 New Jersey, Morris County, Dover, Picatinny Arsenal — NARTS Test Area D & E Historic Districts (1946-1989)
The Naval Air Rocket Test Station (NARTS) was grouped into eight (8) test area located along Snake Hill and Lake Denmark Roads. Utilized by both the Navy and a private company, Reaction Motors, Inc., these areas were considered to be the Navy’s . . . Map (db m59726) HM
95 New Jersey, Morris County, Dover, Picatinny Arsenal — Naval Commander's Home
Built in 1890 for the Commander of the Naval Detachment situated here from 315 acres ceded by the Army. The house is made of blue puddingstone, a quartz conglomerate. Its first occupant was Commander J.B. Coghlan. The flagpole was made to look like . . . Map (db m25605) HM
96 New Jersey, Morris County, Dover, Picatinny Arsenal — Quarters 114
Built in 1884 for the Senior Officer of the Post. In 1906 it was converted into Officers’ Quarters and in 1937 the W.P.A. remodeled it to be used once more as the Commander’s Residence.Map (db m119547) HM
97 New Jersey, Morris County, Dover, Picatinny Arsenal — The Cannon Gate
In this vicinity was the original entrance to the 'Picatinny Powder Depot.' In 1885, five years after this post's establishment, Major J.P. Farley, the second Commander (1883-87) had erected these wrought iron gates constructed around Columbiads, . . . Map (db m25602) HM
98 New Jersey, Morris County, Dover, Picatinny Arsenal — Walton Burial GroundIn Memoriam — Hessian Cemetery —
In this cemetery are buried some of the pioneers who settled this portion of Morris County. Also resting here are a handful of Hessian soldiers, who were recruited to labor at what is now known as Picatinny Arsenal, in support of America's quest for . . . Map (db m52588) HM
99 New Jersey, Morris County, East Hanover, East Hanover Township — Halfway House
A Revolutionary tavern, owned by Colonel Ellis Cook, member of the Morris County Militia. The tavern derived its name from Sussex County farmers who stopped here enroute to Newark markets. Morris County Heritage Commission New Jersey Register . . . Map (db m32272) HM
100 New Jersey, Morris County, East Hanover, East Hanover Township — Hanover Presbyterian Church
Oldest Religious congregation in Morris County, established in 1718. Relocated at Meeting House here in 1755. Present church built in 1835.Map (db m32273) HM

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