Fredon (HMHKA)

Location: Fredon Township, NJ 07860 Sussex County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 2.058', W 74° 48.933'

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Fredon Township, incorporated in 1904 became the last town in Sussex County and the only so named in the Country. Fredon, a name proposed for our nation in the early 1800's means a place of peace and freedom. The Route 94 crossroads, known as Coursen's Corners, became a town center in the early 1800's when the Coursen Family had a school, store and blacksmith shop here. The Fredon Post Office operated from 1834 to 1901. The Paulins Kill forms the town's Western Border. The East-West Jersey Partition Line crosses through the township. John W. Griggs became New Jersey's Governor in 1895.
Series This marker is part of the New Jersey: Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders series
Year Placed2007
Placed BySussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders and Sussex County Historic Marker Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 16th, 2014 at 2:35am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 515504 N 4542581
Decimal Degrees41.03430000, -74.81555000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 2.058', W 74° 48.933'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 2' 3.48" N, 74° 48' 55.98" W
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Area Code(s)201, 973, 908, 862
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4 Co Rd 610, Fredon Township NJ 07860, US
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