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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 (392) Essex County, NJ (155) Hunterdon County, NJ (364) Passaic County, NJ (140) Somerset County, NJ (164) Sussex County, NJ (91) Union County, NJ (117) Warren County, NJ (122)  MorrisCounty(392) Morris County (392)  EssexCounty(155) Essex County (155)  HunterdonCounty(364) Hunterdon County (364)  PassaicCounty(140) Passaic County (140)  SomersetCounty(164) Somerset County (164)  SussexCounty(91) Sussex County (91)  UnionCounty(117) Union County (117)  WarrenCounty(122) Warren County (122)
Morristown is the county seat for Morris County
Adjacent to Morris County, New Jersey
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1New Jersey, Morris County, Bartley — Bartleyville
On Bartley Road, on the right when traveling north.
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
Near Lees Hill Road.
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
On Farber Hill Road at Rockaway Valley Road on Farber Hill Road.
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
On Myrtle Avenue (U.S. 202) at Main Street (County Route 511), on the left when traveling north on Myrtle Avenue.
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
6New Jersey, Morris County, Boonton — Boonton Civil War Monument
On Main Street (County Route 511) at Cornelia Street, on the right when traveling east on Main Street.
. . . Map (db m88878) WM
Paid Advertisement
7New Jersey, Morris County, Boonton — Boonton Fire Department 100th Anniversary
On Washington Street at Lathrop Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Washington Street.
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
On Spruce Street at Cornelia Street on Spruce Street.
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
9New Jersey, Morris County, Boonton — Boonton Railroad Station
On Myrtle Avenue (U.S. 202), on the left when traveling north.
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
On Washington Street at Lathrop Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Washington Street.
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
On Washington Street at Lathrop Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Washington Street.
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
12New Jersey, Morris County, Boonton — Decker-Kincaid Homestead
On Kinnelon Road (NJ 618).
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
On Myrtle Avenue (U.S. 202) at Main Street (County Route 511), on the left when traveling north on Myrtle Avenue.
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
Paid Advertisement
14New Jersey, Morris County, Boonton — Everett E. Hatcher
On Old Boonton Road at Lathrop Avenue, on the right when traveling south on Old Boonton Road.
. . . Map (db m88875) HM
15New Jersey, Morris County, Boonton — Garret Rickards House1854
On Cornelia Street.
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
16New Jersey, Morris County, Boonton — General James H. Doolittle
Near Powerville Road (County Route 618) 0.1 miles west of West Hill Road, on the left when traveling north.
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
On Washington Street at Lathrop Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Washington Street.
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
On Main Street (County Route 511) just east of Church Street, on the right when traveling west.
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
On Lathrop Avenue.
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
On Vreeland Avenue.
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
Paid Advertisement
21New Jersey, Morris County, Boonton — Morris Canal1824 - 1924 — National Register Landmark —
On Lathrop Avenue at Madison Street, on the right when traveling west on Lathrop Avenue.
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
On Main Street (County Route 624) at Plane Street, on the left when traveling west on Main Street.
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
On Old Boonton Road at Lathrop Avenue, on the right when traveling south on Old Boonton Road.
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
Near Powerville Road (County Route 618) at West Hill Road, on the left when traveling north.
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
On Powerville Road (County Route 618) at Old Denville Road, on the left when traveling north on Powerville Road.
. . . Map (db m88952) WM
26New Jersey, Morris County, Boonton Township — Dixon Homestead
On Rockaway Valley Road at Canterbury Road, on the left when traveling north on Rockaway Valley Road.
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
27New Jersey, Morris County, Boonton Township — Morris CanalLock Nos. 9 & 10
On Powerville Road (Route 618) at Old Denville Road, on the right when traveling north on Powerville Road.
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
On Valley Road at Birchwood Lane, on the right when traveling west on Valley Road.
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
On Sands Shore Road.
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
On Park Place, 0.1 miles south of Main Street, on the right when traveling south.
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
On Main Street.
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
32New Jersey, Morris County, Butler — Butler Vietnam War Memorial
On Park Place at Main Street (County Route 511), on the right when traveling north on Park Place.
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
33New Jersey, Morris County, Butler — Korean War
On Main Street (County Route 511) at Park Place, on the right when traveling east on Main Street.
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
34New Jersey, Morris County, Butler — Morris County
On Main Street.
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
35New Jersey, Morris County, Butler — Park Place Veterans Park
On Park Place.
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
36New Jersey, Morris County, Butler — September 11, 2001
On Main Street (Route 511) at Park Place, on the right when traveling east on Main Street.
September 11, 2001 Never ForgetMap (db m192171) HM
37New Jersey, Morris County, Cedar Knolls — Village Of Cedar Knollsca. 1880
On Elm Place at Ridgedale Ave., on the left when traveling west on Elm Place.
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
38New Jersey, Morris County, Chatham — Bey's Boxing CampCirca 1920-1960
On River Road, 0.6 miles west of Passaic Street (New Jersey Route 647), on the right when traveling west.
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
39New Jersey, Morris County, Chatham — Bonnel Town - Chatham
On Watchung Avenue (Old County Route 646) at Passaic River Bridge and River Road, on the right when traveling east on Watchung Avenue.
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
40New Jersey, Morris County, Chatham — Chatham
On Main Street near Boundary Road, Madison, on the right when traveling east.
Settled by John and Daniel Day. Named for the Earl of Chatham William Pitt. Washington often visited troops here.Map (db m107929) HM
41New Jersey, Morris County, Chatham — Chatham Colony Association1924-1969
On Spring Street at School Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Spring Street.
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
42New Jersey, Morris County, Chatham — Chatham Historic District
On Main Street (County Route 124), on the left when traveling east.
Scene of Washington’s Headquarters and massing of Continental troops prior to march on Yorktown August 27 – 29, 1781.Map (db m8877) HM
43New Jersey, Morris County, Chatham — Chatham Historic DistrictOriginal marker
On Main Street at Elmwood Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Main Street.
Scene of Washington's headquarters and massing of Continental troops prior to march on Yorktown August 27 - 29, 1781.Map (db m192241) HM
44New Jersey, Morris County, Chatham — Chatham Township WWII Memorial
On Southern Boulevard, on the right when traveling west.
. . . Map (db m21975) HM
45New Jersey, Morris County, Chatham — Day's Bridge Summit
On Main Street (Old State Road 24) at University Avenue/Parrott Mill Road, on the left when traveling west on Main Street.
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
46New Jersey, Morris County, Chatham — Gibbons Horse BarnCirca 1834
On Loantaka Way, on the right when traveling north.
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
47New Jersey, Morris County, Chatham — Isaac Clark Farmsteadcirca 1760
On River Road north of Mountain Avenue, on the right when traveling south.
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
48New Jersey, Morris County, Chatham — Johnson HouseCirca 1775
On Fairmount Avenue at Johnson Drive, on the right when traveling north on Fairmount Avenue.
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
49New Jersey, Morris County, Chatham — Lewis Noe FarmsteadCirca 1770
On Southern Blvd..
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
50New Jersey, Morris County, Chatham — Loantaka School - Spring Valley SchoolCirca 1852
On Loantaka Way west of Shunpike Road, on the right when traveling west.
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
51New Jersey, Morris County, Chatham — New Jersey Journal
On Main Street (County Route 124) at University Avenue, on the right when traveling east on Main Street.
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
52New Jersey, Morris County, Chatham — Noe Pond
On Southern Blvd., 0.1 miles west of Noe Avenue, on the right when traveling east.
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
53New Jersey, Morris County, Chatham — Price-Baldwin HouseCirca 1770
On Southern Blvd..
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
54New Jersey, Morris County, Chatham Township — Mount Vernon SchoolDistrict 78
On Southern Blvd at Fairmount Avenue, on the left when traveling south on Southern Blvd.
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
55New Jersey, Morris County, Chester — Bartley Turbine
On Washington Turnpike (New Jersey Route 24) near State Park Road, on the right when traveling east.
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
56New Jersey, Morris County, Chester — Brick Tavern1810 - 1812
On Main Street (New Jersey Route 24), on the right when traveling west.
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
57New Jersey, Morris County, Chester — Chester Area Veterans Monument
Near Chesterfield Drive near New Jersey Route 24/513.
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
58New Jersey, Morris County, Chester — Chester Veterans Monument
On Main Street (New Jersey Route 24) near Grove Street, on the right when traveling east.
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
59New Jersey, Morris County, Chester — Cooper Gristmill1826
On New Jersey Route 24, on the right.
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
60New Jersey, Morris County, Chester — First Congregational Church
On Hillside Road, on the right when traveling north.
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
61New Jersey, Morris County, Chester — Gardens at Bamboo Brook
Near Longview Road, on the left when traveling north.
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
62New Jersey, Morris County, Chester — Hacklebarney
On State Park Road, on the left when traveling south.
Hacklebarney or Budd Forge, built about 1763. Operations ceased after 1834. Hacklebarney Mine upstream furnished ore.Map (db m22512) HM
63New Jersey, Morris County, Chester — Martha Brookes HutchesonWomen's Heritage Trail
Near Longview Road, on the right when traveling north.
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
64New Jersey, Morris County, Chester — Merchiston Farm1911 - 1959
On Longview Road, on the left when traveling north.
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
65New Jersey, Morris County, Chester — Milltown - A 19th Century Village
On Washington Turnpike (New Jersey Route 24) near State Park Road, on the right when traveling east.
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
66New Jersey, Morris County, Chester — Sgt. Larry W. Maysey
On Main Street (New Jersey Route 24), on the right when traveling east.
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
67New Jersey, Morris County, Convent Station — Boisaubin House
On Treadwell Avenue, on the right when traveling south.
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
68New Jersey, Morris County, Denville Township — Ayres-Knuth FarmCirca 1803
On Cooper Road.
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
69New Jersey, Morris County, Denville Township — E.C. Peer & Sons Store
On Diamond Spring Road.
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
70New Jersey, Morris County, Denville Township — Job Allen Iron WorksCirca 1730
On Pocono Road at Diamond Spring Road on Pocono Road.
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
71New Jersey, Morris County, Denville Township — Kitchel HomesteadCirca 1770
On Kitchell Road.
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
72New Jersey, Morris County, Denville Township — Morris Canal1824 1924
On Diamond Spring Road.
National Registered Landmark-Peer's Store, Lock 8 East. Aqueduct over the Rockaway River is nearbyMap (db m91611) HM
73New Jersey, Morris County, Denville Township — Mt. Tabor Camp Meeting Association1869
On Tabor Road (NJ 53) at Dickerson Road on Tabor Road (NJ 53).
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
74New Jersey, Morris County, Denville Township — Peter Cook HouseCirca 1778
On Norris Road-former name Old Boonton Road.
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
75New Jersey, Morris County, Denville Township — Second Union School
On Openaki Rd.
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
76New Jersey, Morris County, Denville Township — The Diamond Spring
On Diamond Spring Road.
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
77New Jersey, Morris County, Dover — Old Stone Academy1829
On East Dickerson Street.
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
78New Jersey, Morris County, Dover — St. John’s Church1871
On East Blackwell Street (NJ 513) at Essex Street on East Blackwell Street (NJ 513).
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
79New Jersey, Morris County, East Hanover Township — Halfway House
On Old Mt Pleasant Avenue.
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
80New Jersey, Morris County, East Hanover Township — Hanover Presbyterian Church
On Old Mt Pleasant Avenue at Hanover Road, on the right when traveling west on Old Mt Pleasant Avenue.
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
81New Jersey, Morris County, East Hanover Township — Hanover Presbyterian Church & Unknown Continental Soldiers
On Old Mt Pleasant Avenue at Hanover Road, on the right when traveling west on Old Mt Pleasant Avenue.
. . . Map (db m32274) HM
82New Jersey, Morris County, East Hanover Township — Morris County
On Eagle Rock Road at River Road, on the right when traveling west on Eagle Rock Road.
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
83New Jersey, Morris County, East Hanover Township — Old ParsonageCirca 1757
On Hanover Road.
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
84New Jersey, Morris County, East Hanover Township — The First School
On Old Mt Pleasant Avenue at Hanover Road, on the left when traveling west on Old Mt Pleasant Avenue.
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   -   1976Map (db m32285) HM
85New Jersey, Morris County, Flanders — Flanders Historic District
On Park Place (NJ 652) at Hillside Avenue (NJ 619) on Park Place (NJ 652).
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
86New Jersey, Morris County, Flanders — Flanders-Drakestown Road Stone Arch Bridge
On Flanders-Drakestown Rd., 0.1 miles north of River Rd., on the right when traveling north.
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
87New Jersey, Morris County, Flanders — Mount Olive Village
On Flanders-Drakestown Rd. at Mt. Olive Rd., on the right when traveling west on Flanders-Drakestown Rd..
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
88New Jersey, Morris County, Florham Park — Columbia School District   No. 51866
On Ridgedale Avenue at Columbia Turnpike (County Route 510), on the right when traveling south on Ridgedale Avenue.
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
89New Jersey, Morris County, Florham Park — Hedges – Fish HomesteadCirca 1751
On Brooklake Road, on the left when traveling south.
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
90New Jersey, Morris County, Green Village — Chatham Township Vietnam Memorial
On Green Village Road at Meyersville Road, in the median on Green Village Road.
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
91New Jersey, Morris County, Green Village — Dickson's Mill Pond
On Dickson's Mill Road, on the right when traveling west.
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
92New Jersey, Morris County, Green Village — Elias Boudinot HouseCirca 1760
On Green Village Road (County Route 646) west of Britten Road, on the left when traveling west.
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
93New Jersey, Morris County, Green Village — Green Village
On Green Village Road (County Route 646) at Meyersville Road, on the right when traveling east on Green Village Road.
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
94New Jersey, Morris County, Green Village — Green Village Vietnam War Memorial
On Green Village Road at Meyersville Road, on the right when traveling south on Green Village Road.
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
95New Jersey, Morris County, Green Village — Greenhouse IndustryCirca 1880 - 1999
On Southern Blvd. (County Route 647) at Hickory Place, on the right when traveling south on Southern Blvd..
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
96New Jersey, Morris County, Hanover — Village Of Malapardisca 1735
On Malapardis Road just east of Cross Road, on the right when traveling east.
Situated at the site of the Lenni Lenape Village of Mala-Pa-Hus, meaning the "The Place of Poor Flint". This village boasted its own woolen mill and iron forge.Map (db m191754) HM
97New Jersey, Morris County, Hanover Township — A Good Place for a Halt
On Whippany Road, on the right when traveling north.
“ . . . 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
98New Jersey, Morris County, Hanover Township — The Seeing Eye1931 - 1965
On Whippany Road (County Route 511) at Met Life Way, on the right when traveling north on Whippany Road.
. . . Map (db m190644) HM
99New Jersey, Morris County, Hanover Township — Village of Monroe1715
On Whippany Road, on the left when traveling north.
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
100New Jersey, Morris County, Harding — A heritage of hearthsMorristown National Historical Park
Near Grand Parade Road, on the left when traveling east.
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

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