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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Boonton, 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 (391) Essex County, NJ (152) Hunterdon County, NJ (363) Passaic County, NJ (140) Somerset County, NJ (164) Sussex County, NJ (91) Union County, NJ (117) Warren County, NJ (122)  MorrisCounty(391) Morris County (391)  EssexCounty(152) Essex County (152)  HunterdonCounty(363) Hunterdon County (363)  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
Boonton is in Morris County
      Morris County (391)  
ADJACENT TO MORRIS COUNTY
      Essex County (152)  
      Hunterdon County (363)  
      Passaic County (140)  
      Somerset County (164)  
      Sussex County (91)  
      Union County (117)  
      Warren County (122)  
 
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1New 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
2New 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
3New Jersey (Morris County), Boonton — Boonton Civil War Monument
. . . Map (db m88878) WM
4New 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
5New 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
6New 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
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7New 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
8New 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
9New 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
10New 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
11New Jersey (Morris County), Boonton — Everett E. Hatcher
. . . Map (db m88875) HM
12New 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
13New 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
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14New 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
15New 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
16New 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
17New 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
18New 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
19New 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
20New 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
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Oct. 3, 2022