“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Mendham, 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 (391) Essex County, NJ (153) 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(153) Essex County (153)  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
Mendham is in Morris County
      Morris County (391)  
      Essex County (153)  
      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), Mendham — A Haven From Everyday Life
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
2New Jersey (Morris County), Mendham — Black Horse Inn
Farmhouse home of Ebenezer Byram, one of Mendham's founding fathers. In 1742 opened as tavern to travelers. In continuous operation as hostelry over two hundred years.Map (db m18219) HM
3New Jersey (Morris County), Mendham — Bockoven Farm
This stone monument was constructed from a foundation of a barn on the former Bockoven Farm. This was the site of the last working dairy farm in Brookside.Map (db m36863) HM
4New Jersey (Morris County), Mendham — Brookside Historic District — "Water Street"
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
5New Jersey (Morris County), Mendham — Hilltop Church — 1745
The original church chartered in 1745. Served as a hospital for the Continental Army in 1777. The present church was built in 1860.Map (db m32997) HM
6New Jersey (Morris County), Mendham — Lebbeus Dod House — circa 1750
Lebbeus Dod, Captain of the Morris County Militia during the Revolution; also renowned craftsman noted for his clocks and mathematical instruments.Map (db m18218) HM
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7New Jersey (Morris County), Mendham — Mendham Township War Memorial
(upper plaque) 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 • J.H. Miller • Francis . . . Map (db m36862) HM
8New Jersey (Morris County), Mendham — Mendham Township War Memorial
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
9New Jersey (Morris County), Mendham — Ralston District of Mendham — circa 1742
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
10New Jersey (Morris County), Mendham — Ralston New Jersey
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
11New Jersey (Morris County), Mendham — The Angel Tree
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
12New Jersey (Morris County), Mendham — The Aqueduct Trail
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
13New Jersey (Morris County), Mendham — Union School — 1851
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, 1941Map (db m16981) HM
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14New Jersey (Morris County), Mendham — Washington Valley Schoolhouse — 1869
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
15New Jersey (Morris County), Mendham — Wick Farm Garden
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
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Oct. 7, 2022