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Millburn, New Jersey Historical Markers

 
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By Bill Coughlin, September 25, 2010
American Delaying Action Marker
New Jersey (Essex County), Millburn — American Delaying Action
Here on June 23, 1780, Americans fought a delaying action against superior British forces seeking to flank General Greene’s main line at Springfield. — Map (db m73103) HM
New Jersey (Essex County), Millburn — Angelo Del Rossi
Dedicated Champion of the Arts, Executive Producer, Loyal Friend and Inspirational Mentor. In Honor of His Visionary Leadship at Paper Mill Playhouse from 1963 to 2003. — Map (db m49189) HM
New Jersey (Essex County), Millburn — Baldwin CourtJune 10, 1996
The Paper Mill Playhouse proudly dedicates this courtyard to David and Barbara Baldwin for their extraordinary commitment to the arts, theatre and education. Their generous support recognizes the national stature of the Paper Mill Playhouse for . . . — Map (db m49197) HM
New Jersey (Essex County), Millburn — Battle of Springfield
At this site during the Battle of Springfield on June 23, 1780, the Americans, consisting of Continental Dragoons and the militia of this and surrounding neighborhoods, under Colonel “Light Horse” Harry Lee, Colonel Matthias Ogden, and . . . — Map (db m7358) HM
New Jersey (Essex County), Millburn — Last British Thrust into New Jersey
The last and deepest thrust towards Morristown and Washington’s supplies was stopped here by the American militia on June 25, 1780. After a punishing retreat, the British never entered New Jersey again in force. — Map (db m7357) HM
New Jersey (Essex County), Millburn — Paper Mill Playhouse
The Paper Mill Playhouse was founded in 1934 through the vision and dedication of Antoinette Quinby Scudder. Paper was manufactured here as early as 1795. Despite fire and changing times, it continued as a mill until 1926. The Playhouse opened . . . — Map (db m49186) HM
New Jersey (Essex County), Millburn — Washington Rock
Tradition places George Washington here, in the summer of 1780, observing American troops thwart British efforts to reach Morristown and destroy his base of supplies. The first advance was halted at Connecticut Farms, now Union, June 7th. . . . — Map (db m7573) HM

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