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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 (377) Essex County, NJ (148) Hunterdon County, NJ (355) Passaic County, NJ (126) Somerset County, NJ (159) Sussex County, NJ (83) Union County, NJ (112) Warren County, NJ (120)  MorrisCounty(377) Morris County (377)  EssexCounty(148) Essex County (148)  HunterdonCounty(355) Hunterdon County (355)  PassaicCounty(126) Passaic County (126)  SomersetCounty(159) Somerset County (159)  SussexCounty(83) Sussex County (83)  UnionCounty(112) Union County (112)  WarrenCounty(120) Warren County (120)
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1New 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
2New 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
3New 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
4New 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
5New 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, 1969 — Map (db m88876) WM
6New Jersey (Morris County), Boonton — Boonton Civil War Monument
. . . — Map (db m88878) WM
7New 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
8New 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 m91582) HM
9New 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
10New 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
11New 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 Day — Map (db m88815) WM
12New 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
13New Jersey (Morris County), Boonton — Dr. John Taylor House1898
Dr. Taylor resided and practiced 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 m33494) HM
14New Jersey (Morris County), Boonton — Everett E. Hatcher
. . . — Map (db m88875) HM
15New 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 m91573) HM
16New 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
17New 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
18New 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
19New 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
20New 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
21New 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
22New 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
23New 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
24New 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
25New Jersey (Morris County), Boonton Township — Boonton Township Veterans Memorial
. . . — Map (db m88952) WM
26New Jersey (Morris County), 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 Commission — Map (db m89025) HM
27New Jersey (Morris County), 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
28New Jersey (Morris County), 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
29New 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
30New 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
31New Jersey (Morris County), Butler — Butler Railroad Station
Former passenger and freight station built by the NY S&W Railroad in 1888. Served as the transportation hub spurring economic growth in the community. — Map (db m91204) HM
32New 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 the 19th Century. — Map (db m91549) HM
33New 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
34New 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
35New 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
36New 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
37New 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
38New 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
39New 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 m108150) HM
40New Jersey (Morris County), Chatham — Chatham Township WWII Memorial
. . . — Map (db m21975) HM
41New 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
42New 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 an outstanding example of an early 19th century horse barn. — Map (db m19595) HM
43New 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
44New 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
45New 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
46New 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
47New 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
48New 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
49New 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
50New 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
51New 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
52New 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
53New 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
54New 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
55New 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
56New 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
57New 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
58New 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
59New 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
60New 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
61New 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
62New 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
63New Jersey (Morris County), 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
64New Jersey (Morris County), 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
65New Jersey (Morris County), 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 m91190) HM
66New Jersey (Morris County), 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
67New Jersey (Morris County), Denville Township — Morris Canal1824 1924
National Registered Landmark-Peer's Store, Lock 8 East. Aqueduct over the Rockaway River is nearby — Map (db m91611) HM
68New Jersey (Morris County), 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
69New Jersey (Morris County), 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
70New Jersey (Morris County), 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
71New Jersey (Morris County), 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
72New 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
73New 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
74New Jersey (Morris County), 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
75New Jersey (Morris County), 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
76New Jersey (Morris County), East Hanover Township — Hanover Presbyterian Church & Unknown Continental Soldiers
. . . — Map (db m32274) HM
77New Jersey (Morris County), East Hanover Township — Morris County
Founded 1739. George Washington and Continental Army encamped here, 1777, and 1779 – 1780. Major iron-producing center in the nation during the 19th century. — Map (db m33487) HM
78New Jersey (Morris County), East Hanover Township — Old ParsonageCirca 1757
Built as Parsonage for Hanover Presbyterian Church. Jacob Green, pastor 1748-1790. Politic activist, teacher, and Princeton Trustee lived here during part of his pastorate. — Map (db m91677) HM
79New Jersey (Morris County), East Hanover Township — The First School
Site of The Latin School The First School circa 1774 Founded by the Rev. Jacob Green Plaque erected by E. Hanover American Revolution Bicentennial Committee 1776   -   1976 — Map (db m32285) HM
80New Jersey (Morris County), Flanders — Flanders Historic District
Pre-Revolutionary Village achieved greatest prosperity 1827-1859. Buildings include Stone Mill, Miller’s House, United Methodist Episcopal Church, Parsonage, General Store, and Creamery, 1909. First pasteurizing plant in New Jersey. — Map (db m91417) HM
81New Jersey (Morris County), Flanders — Flanders-Drakestown Road Stone Arch Bridge
A two-span stone arch bridge across the south branch of the Raritan River was constructed at this site c.1860, facilitating the increase in local traffic and industry. It replaced a nearby 1830's structure and was the oldest of its type in Morris . . . — Map (db m157239) HM
82New Jersey (Morris County), Flanders — Mount Olive Village
Here in 1768, on land donated by James Heaton, Baptists shared a log church with Presbyterians. The churches they built in the 1850's stand on either side of the 1837 Mount Olive Academy. The village was at the center of the Mount Olive Township, . . . — Map (db m157208) HM
83New Jersey (Morris County), Florham Park — Columbia School District   No. 51866
Built on site of 1830 wooden school. Present structure predates Florham Park borough by 33 years. Classes held here continuously until 1914. Morris County Heritage Commission New Jersey Register of Historic Places National Register of . . . — Map (db m36415) HM
84New Jersey (Morris County), Florham Park — Hedges – Fish HomesteadCirca 1751
Property acquired by Deacon Gideon Hedges, and still owned by Fish descendants. Farm contracted to supply Continental Army with oats For forage 1779. — Map (db m43324) HM
85New Jersey (Morris County), Green Village — Chatham Township Vietnam Memorial
In grateful recognition of the many sacrifices made by those who served in the Vietnam Conflict, the people of Chatham Township dedicate this park to the memory of ROBERT EMMETT PIERSON WALTER BUSILL TULLY, JR. Who gave their lives for . . . — Map (db m18230) HM
86New Jersey (Morris County), Green Village — Dickson's Mill Pond
Across Pine Brook, you can see the remnants of the dam that once turned this valley into a pond and harnessed water to turn a sawmill, later a cider mill. The miller's house was behind you. The mill itself stood between this marker and the . . . — Map (db m21974) HM
87New Jersey (Morris County), Green Village — Elias Boudinot HouseCirca 1760
The house was built on land owned by William Alexander Stirling, a Brigadier General in the Continental Army and then purchased by Elias Boudinot. He was a President of the Continental Congress, was elected to the first US Congress, as a New Jersey . . . — Map (db m162825) HM
88New Jersey (Morris County), Green Village — Green Village
Over the years, multiple establishments operated in and around this Green including a village school, Methodist Church, Post Office, Rawthorne's andVan Deusen's general stores, Eddy's Turning Mill, Blazier's Blacksmith, a garage, soap factory, meat . . . — Map (db m164036) HM
89New Jersey (Morris County), Green Village — Green Village Vietnam War Memorial
In grateful recognition of the many sacrifices made by those who served in the Vietnam conflict, the people of Chatham Township dedicate this park to the memory of Robert Emmett Pierson Walter Busill Tully Jr. Who gave their . . . — Map (db m164038) WM
90New Jersey (Morris County), Green Village — Greenhouse IndustryCirca 1880 - 1999
Chatham Township was a center of the greenhouse industry. Over 90 greenhouses and a million rose plants grew within a 5 mile radius. Behre later Rose Farms Corp. owned by Aubrey Nash hence Nash Field & Noe Farm were located on Southern Blvd. Heyl . . . — Map (db m162826) HM
91New Jersey (Morris County), Hanover Township — A Good Place for a Halt
“ . . . Whippany will be a good place for a halt . . . ” Washington to Rochambeau On August 27 and 28, 1781, a 5,000-man French Army under General Count Rochambeau encamped on grounds extending northeast from here toward the . . . — Map (db m36418) HM
92New Jersey (Morris County), Hanover Township — Village of Monroe1715
Founded by Demas Ford, this village was located on the King’s Road (now Whippany Road) and became a stagecoach stop between Morristown and Whippany. — Map (db m36410) HM
93New Jersey (Morris County), Harding — A heritage of hearthsMorristown National Historical Park
Soldiers of the Pennsylvania Line built these hearths in the winter of 1779-1780. The rest of the encampment vanished decades ago, victims of disuse and decay. These huts are copies, based partly on the ghosts of post holes and foundation logs . . . — Map (db m25542) HM
94New Jersey (Morris County), Harding — A Revolutionary Winter
Morristown National Historical Park commemorates the suffering of the Continental Army during the terrible winter encampment of 1779-1780. It commemorates also the ability and leadership of George Washington. The main part of Washington’s army . . . — Map (db m8600) HM
95New Jersey (Morris County), Harding — A Trash PitMorristown National Historical Park
Even in times of severest want, there are trash pits. What else can you do with the occasional bone? Or the inevitable broken oddments? Wreckage of a chicken or a beef, a pipe or a musket? Archeologists removed everything – a meager . . . — Map (db m12111) HM
96New Jersey (Morris County), Harding — Anderson Woods
These fifteen wooded acres were purchased by Joyce and Edgar Anderson in 1950 and permanently preserved through their generosity in partnership with Harding Land Trust, Harding Township and New Jersey Audobon Society. The beauty of the land inspired . . . — Map (db m36856) HM
97New Jersey (Morris County), Harding — Captain Adam Bettin
In memory of Captain Adam Bettin Shot in the Mutiny Jan.1, 1781. Erected by the Morristown Chapter D.A.R. — Map (db m8860) HM
98New Jersey (Morris County), Harding — Guards
Each day’s guard reported here for inspection, a short drill, and the daily parole and countersign. From here they relieved the previous day’s guard. The camp guard – 27 men from every 2 regiments – surrounded Jockey Hollow with a . . . — Map (db m8808) HM
99New Jersey (Morris County), Harding — Hand’s BrigadeMorristown National Historical Park
Edward Hand of Pennsylvania was a physician before the war. His brigade consisted of two Pennsylvania regiments and two Canadian. The Canadians joined the American army during the 1775-76 invasion of Canada. In 1780-81, Pennsylvania troops . . . — Map (db m8867) HM
100New Jersey (Morris County), Harding — Inspections
Faces and hands washed … beards close shaven…hair combed and tied if long enough … shoes clean…clothes brushed… And cartridge boxes …. Washington worried often about cartridge boxes. Unless they kept a soldier’s powder dry, his musket was useless. . . . — Map (db m8809) HM

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