Continental Army Encampments at Morristown

Continental Army Encampments at Morristown (HM399)

Location: Morristown, NJ 07960 Morris County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 47.752', W 74° 27.964'

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Life Guard Camp

On this site the Commander in Chief's Guard was encamped from December 1779 to June 1780. The Guard was reorganized in Morristown during the first encampment in 1777 and again in 1780. Washington made his headquarters in the Ford House opposite.Erected in 1932 by Tempe Wicke Society Children of the American Revolution
HM NumberHM399
Year Placed1932
Placed ByTempe Wicke Society Children of the American Revolution
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Date Added Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 3:56am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 545042 N 4516233
Decimal Degrees40.79586667, -74.46606667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 47.752', W 74° 27.964'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 47' 45.12" N, 74° 27' 57.84" W
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Area Code(s)973, 201, 908, 862
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 17-21 County Hwy 510, Morristown NJ 07960, US
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