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This c.1900 farmstead, with barns, chicken coop, privy, and hand-pumped well, was owned by carpenter Jesse Van Ness, whose family farmed this land since 1713. The farmstead is typical of many others that once thrived in Pequannock.
September 11, 2001 May the spirit andcourage of thosewho perished alwaysremind us of the priceof freedom.
School DistrictNo. 105. ? 1885 TrusteesH. J. Smith · J. R. Evans · M. Card ( Second Marker : )This stone plaquemarks the site of thePompton Plains School (1885 - 1985).It was part of the original "Brick Schoolhouse."
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 a…
? ? ? ? ? King Louis XVI's French Army under the command of General Count de Rochambeau camped here on the Mandeville Farm in August 1781. ? ? ? ? ? The troops were marching from Rhode Island to join General Washington and the Continental Army pr…
Built by Martin Berry(1693-1784)son of the first family to settlePompton Plains. Only Pre-Revolutionary buildingsubstantially unalteredin Pequannock Township.
Congregation organized 1736 as Reformed Netherlands DutchChurch. Original church built 1771. Restored in 1937 after fire destroyed all but walls.Notable for Christopher Wrensteeple.
Built by Giles Mandeville forhis bride, Sarah Roome. Laterserved as Pompton Plains'first post office. Since 1953manse of First Reformed Church