“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 Stanhope, New Jersey

Clickable Map of Sussex 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> Sussex County, NJ (90) Morris County, NJ (391) Passaic County, NJ (140) Warren County, NJ (122) Orange County, NY (518) Monroe County, PA (90) Pike County, PA (102)  SussexCounty(90) Sussex County (90)  MorrisCounty(391) Morris County (391)  PassaicCounty(140) Passaic County (140)  WarrenCounty(122) Warren County (122)  OrangeCountyNew York(518) Orange County (518)  MonroeCountyPennsylvania(90) Monroe County (90)  PikeCounty(102) Pike County (102)
Newton is the county seat for Sussex County
Stanhope is in Sussex County
      Sussex County (90)  
      Morris County (391)  
      Passaic County (140)  
      Warren County (122)  
      Orange County, New York (518)  
      Monroe County, Pennsylvania (90)  
      Pike County, Pennsylvania (102)  
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1New Jersey (Sussex County), Stanhope — Let This Tablet Honor Them and All Who Live For the Good of the Community
          Two hundred years ago, here at Andover Forge, and throughout the State of New Jersey, the Irish settlers, who formed one third of Washington’s army, fulfilled their vision of freedom through their participation in the Revolutionary War. . . . Map (db m99031) HM
2New Jersey (Sussex County), Stanhope — National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark
The hydraulic – powered inclined plane system of the Morris Canal. Presented 1980Map (db m99035) HM
3New Jersey (Sussex County), Stanhope — Stanhope, NJ
Stanhope was a major port of commerce on the Morris Canal in Sussex County, enabling the expansion of the ironworks industry. The Morris Canal, a man-made engineering achievement, operated 1831-1924, and linked the Hudson and Delaware Rivers, . . . Map (db m27299) HM
4New Jersey (Sussex County), Stanhope — The Morris Canal 1824-1924The Morris Canal Greenway
The Morris Canal was an engineering marvel of its time.   A system of 23 lift locks and 23 inclined planes enabled the canal to overcome more elevation change than any other transportation canal ever built. Large changes in elevation were . . . Map (db m99051) HM
5New Jersey (Sussex County), Stanhope — The Morris Canal Inclined PlanesVillage of Waterloo
The inclined planes of the Morris Canal solved a major engineering problem.   The canal route had to overcome 1,674 feet of elevation change across New Jersey. The route was chosen for access to the state’s iron industry and to utilize the . . . Map (db m99054) HM
6New Jersey (Sussex County), Stanhope — Waterloo, A Canal TownVillage of Waterloo
Peter Smith was a man of vision.   Knowing the Morris Canal was about to build a lock and an inclined plane at the Old Andover Forge site, Smith moved his family to the village and built a general store right on the canal. He and his extended . . . Map (db m99034) HM
7New Jersey (Sussex County), Stanhope — Waterloo: A Transportation CrossroadsVillage of Waterloo
Waterloo has been a transportation hub since 1760 when wagons brought pig iron from nearby Andover Furnace to the village’s iron forge.   When the Morris Canal opened in 1831, horse-drawn wagons brought iron ore to the docks where it was loaded . . . Map (db m99053) HM
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Aug. 15, 2022