Newark - Pompton Turnpike

Newark - Pompton Turnpike (HM16PM)

Location: Pequannock Township, NJ 07444 Morris County
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N 40° 57.873', W 74° 17.661'

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In 1757 a public road was surveyed in Pequannock Township. This became part of the main road from King's Ferry on the Hudson River to Morristown and the Delaware River.

On this road passed Washington, Lafayette, Rochambeau, Von Steuben, Wayne and other colonial officers and army units.

In the 1920's as part of the state highway system it became Route 8, then Route 23. When the present Roue 23 was built the Turnpike reverted to the Main Street of the Township.

Rochambeau March Committee
of Pequannock Township
October 12, 1982
HM NumberHM16PM
Year Placed1982
Placed ByRochambeau March Committee of Pequannock Township
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 2:04pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 559378 N 4535061
Decimal Degrees40.96455000, -74.29435000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 57.873', W 74° 17.661'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 57' 52.38" N, 74° 17' 39.66" W
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Area Code(s)973
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 538 Newark Pompton Turnpike, Pequannock Township NJ 07444, US
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