“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Chatham, 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;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Morris County, NJ (390) Essex County, NJ (152) Hunterdon County, NJ (362) Passaic County, NJ (139) Somerset County, NJ (162) Sussex County, NJ (84) Union County, NJ (117) Warren County, NJ (122)  MorrisCounty(390) Morris County (390)  EssexCounty(152) Essex County (152)  HunterdonCounty(362) Hunterdon County (362)  PassaicCounty(139) Passaic County (139)  SomersetCounty(162) Somerset County (162)  SussexCounty(84) Sussex County (84)  UnionCounty(117) Union County (117)  WarrenCounty(122) Warren County (122)
Morristown is the county seat for Morris County
Chatham is in Morris County
      Morris County (390)  
      Essex County (152)  
      Hunterdon County (362)  
      Passaic County (139)  
      Somerset County (162)  
      Sussex County (84)  
      Union County (117)  
      Warren County (122)  
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1New 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
2New 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
3New 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
4New 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
5New 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
6New 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
7New Jersey (Morris County), Chatham — Chatham Township WWII Memorial
. . . Map (db m21975) HM
8New 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
9New 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
10New 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
11New 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
12New 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
13New 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
14New 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
15New 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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May. 25, 2022