“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 Whippany, 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 (377) Essex County, NJ (148) Hunterdon County, NJ (355) Passaic County, NJ (126) Somerset County, NJ (160) Sussex County, NJ (83) Union County, NJ (112) Warren County, NJ (120)  MorrisCounty(377) Morris County (377)  EssexCounty(148) Essex County (148)  HunterdonCounty(355) Hunterdon County (355)  PassaicCounty(126) Passaic County (126)  SomersetCounty(160) Somerset County (160)  SussexCounty(83) Sussex County (83)  UnionCounty(112) Union County (112)  WarrenCounty(120) Warren County (120)
Location of Whippany, New Jersey
    Morris County (377)
    Essex County (148)
    Hunterdon County (355)
    Passaic County (126)
    Somerset County (160)
    Sussex County (83)
    Union County (112)
    Warren County (120)
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1New Jersey (Morris County), Whippany — 56-Delaware, Lackawanna & Western R.R.Whippany Railway Museum
Sussex Branch Mile Post 56 (Originally located at Andover Junction, NJ) Circa 1905. This mile post is from the DL&W Sussex Branch, which ceased operatons in 1966. “56” indicates the number of miles from Hoboken, NJ. Gift of Bill JentzMap (db m91157) HM
2New Jersey (Morris County), Whippany — Earle Richard Henriquez-Gil, Sr.Whippany Railway Museum
In memory of Earl Richard Henriquez-Gill, Jr., Founder and President Morris County Central Railroad, Inc. December 24, 1928-June 8, 2007. Beloved friend and founding member of the Whippany Railway Museum. “I’ve always been interested in . . . Map (db m91158) HM
3New Jersey (Morris County), Whippany — Fordville1857
Victorian gravel wall house, located on part of property originally purchased about 1715 by John Ford, early Whippany settler. His direct descendant, Edwin Ford, built present dwelling. Morris County Heritage Commission, New Jersey Register of . . . Map (db m91151) HM
4New Jersey (Morris County), Whippany — Hanover Veterans Monument
Erected by the people of the Township of Hanover to perpetuate the memory of all those who have faithfully served their country.Map (db m42215) HM
5New Jersey (Morris County), Whippany — I Am Steam Locomotive No. 385
I was built in Philadelphia, PA in November 1907. I have seen many things. When I was new, some of the older men who worked with me were young soldiers during the American Civil War. I was still young and new when the Titanic sank. I have seen the . . . Map (db m91159) HM
6New Jersey (Morris County), Whippany — Melville Mill1794
Site of the known beginning of the continuous paper-making industry in Hanover Township. Started by Charles Marre, who came from England in 1791.Map (db m91680) HM
7New Jersey (Morris County), Whippany — Our Lady of Mercy Chapel1854
Carpenter Gothic structure was mission parish of Madison and Morristown until 1883. Oldest standing Roman Catholic chapel in Morris County. Home parish of Father Cornelius Clifford. New Jersey Register of Historic PlacesMap (db m52522) HM
8New Jersey (Morris County), Whippany — Pennsylvania Railroad “Watch Box”Circa 1911
Replica created with the assistance of A. P. Kirby, Jr. Foundation’ (Inscription above the bronze plaque) Pennsylvania Railroad Standard Watch Box, Circa 1911 (Replica). On the Pennsylvania Railroad, what we commonly called a “Crossing . . . Map (db m91160) HM
9New Jersey (Morris County), Whippany — Pennsylvania Railroad Standard Telephone BoothCirca 1909 (Replica)
Telephones, either in “Telephone Booth” structures or in simpler Telephone Boxes, were placed wherever there was a need for a locomotive engineer or conductor to talk to the dispatcher or block controller. Trains were required to stop at . . . Map (db m91161) HM
10New Jersey (Morris County), Whippany — Settlement of Whippanong
Township of Hanover Historic Sites Committee 1685 – 1976 Settlement of Whippanong Hanover Township 1685 This site represents the center of the first settlement in Morris, Sussex & Warren Counties. The first settlers were attracted by the . . . Map (db m42212) HM
11New Jersey (Morris County), Whippany — The Old Iron WorksCirca - 1710
Site of the first known iron forge in Morris county. Operated by John Ford and John Budd on the bank of the Whippany River.Map (db m36413) HM
12New Jersey (Morris County), Whippany — Tuttle House1796
Built by Samuel Tuttle, grandson of Joseph Tuttle, Colonel in Morris Militia, and County Freeholder. House occupied by Tuttle descendants until 1913. Dwelling borders Old Whippany Cemetery.Map (db m91152) HM
13New Jersey (Morris County), Whippany — Village of Whippany1676
Located along the banks of the Whippanong River. Whippany played an active role in the Revolutionary War and in the 19th century was an important milltown.Map (db m91679) HM WM
14New Jersey (Morris County), Whippany — Whippany
After Battle of Springfield Washington put all the troops under marching orders for the North River and arrived here June 25, 1780.Map (db m42200) HM
15New Jersey (Morris County), Whippany — Whippany Burying Yard1718 — Township of Hanover, New Jersey —
Designated a National and a State Historic Place in 2009, the Whippany Burying Yard, established in 1718, was donated to the people of Whippanong by schoolmaster John Richards. The burying yard contains the graves of veterans of the Colonial, . . . Map (db m91155) HM
16New Jersey (Morris County), Whippany — Whipponong CemeterySeptember 2, 1718
Township of Hanover Historic Sites Committee-This land was given by John Richards to his Christian Friends and neighbors to erect a suitable meeting house for the public worship of God, a School House, Burying Yard and Training Field. The first . . . Map (db m91156) HM
May. 11, 2021