German Valley

German Valley (HM1E8G)

Location: Washington Township, NJ 07853 Morris County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 47.137', W 74° 46.823'

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Palatine Germans seeking refuge from war and famine settled here c1740. By 1760 they had established farms and mills as well as Lutheran and German reformed Congregations. Many of the stone houses they built still stand. In July 1918 during World War I the area was renamed Long Valley.

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HM NumberHM1E8G
Series This marker is part of the New Jersey: Morris County Heritage Commission series
Placed ByMorris County Heritage Commision
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Date Added Sunday, September 28th, 2014 at 10:28pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 518529 N 4514982
Decimal Degrees40.78561667, -74.78038333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 47.137', W 74° 46.823'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 47' 8.22" N, 74° 46' 49.38" W
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Area Code(s)908
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 11-13 County Hwy 517, Washington Township NJ 07853, US
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