Whether you call the mansion before you "Queen Anne Farm" as the Bensels did, or Hardscrabble House as the Cross Family renamed it, the estate served as an escape from everyday life.
John A. and Ella Bensel built the house in 1905, and William . . . — — Map (db m18311) HM
Water power and natural resources made this a busy industrial village from the early 18th century through 1900. Visible today are waterways that powered sawmills, grist mills, wagon shops, a glass factory, and cottage industries. — — Map (db m36860) HM
In lasting memory of those from Mendham Township who gave their lives in our country's world wars.
Richard I. East
Hugh P. Easteurn III
Robert A. Ferguson
Frank A. Karwell
James W. Maw
Francis . . . — — Map (db m36862) HM
This memorial is placed here to honor all those brave men and women who sacrificed to serve our country in the cause of freedom.
World War I - 1917-1919
World War II - 1941-1945
Korea - 1950-1955
Vietnam - 1961-1975
Operation Desert . . . — — Map (db m36864) HM
Logan's grist mill supplied food to Washington's troops during Jockey Hollow encampment. John Ralston, early industrialist, occupied the manor house 1786-1819, and operated the general store, subsequently a post office 1892-1941. — — Map (db m18217) HM
First settled as a hamlet called Roxiticus.
The stone mill was built in 1732 for John Logan. The mansion house and store about 1780 for John Ralston.
Inscribed by the Ralston Historical Association - Custodian of the store building since 1941. — — Map (db m18216) HM
In 1996, Harry Robinson, noted local wood sculptor, created from the trunk of a dying 200+ year old copper beech tree this work of art. Inspired by the following words from the gospel according to St. Luke.
"And suddenly there was with the angel a . . . — — Map (db m36865) HM
Nathanael Greene, Washington's quartermaster, wrote of Jockey Hollow:
There is wood I am in hopes is sufficient for the purpose of hunting and firing, if it is used properly. There is water in plenty, tho in some places it will be some . . . — — Map (db m32594) HM
Built and operated as a one room school until 1928, when students transferred to Mendham Borough School. Remodelled as private dwelling after acquisition by Schiff Scout Reservation, 1941 — — Map (db m16981) HM
Built on site of original 1813 "Brick School". Educated 30-40 children yearly until 1913. Served as a Sunday School 1875-1937. In continuous use as a community meeting place since 1851. — — Map (db m36859) HM
These plants and plots recreate a farm garden during the American Revolution. This year's garden has been researched, worked, and interpreted by the Herb Society of America, Northern New Jersey Unit, in cooperation with--- Morristown National . . . — — Map (db m18309) HM