Historical Marker Series

New Jersey: Morris County Heritage Commission

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Stephen Vail, owner of Speedwell Iron Works, built machinery for S.S. Savannah, first trans-Atlantic steamship, in 1819. His son, Alfred Vail, and Samuel Morse first publicly demonstrated electromagnetic telegraph in 1838.National Register of Historic Place…
Built in early 19th century as one room school. Classes held continuously until 1926. Addition added 1910. Since 1928 used as Passaic Township Hall. Public school classes discontinued in 1933.
Greek Revival mansion, built by William Gibbons, part of estate, "The Forest". Purchased 1868 by Daniel Drew for Drew Theological Seminary. Mansion named for Roxanne Mead Drew.New Jersey Register of Historic Places
The original church chartered in 1745. Served as a hospital for the Continental Army in 1777. The present church was built in 1860.
Home of Martha Brookes Hutcheson, prominent early woman landscape architect who transformed this 18th century working farm into outstanding example of natural and classic landscape design.
Georgian mansion built as summer home by George Frelinghuysen during Morristown's "Golden Era." His daughter, Matilda, donated property as arboretum to Morris County Park Commission, 1969.Morris County Heritage CommissionNew Jersey Register of Historic Plac…
In 1778, soldiers ill withsmall pox were broughthere to relieve theovercrowding of theSuccasunna PresbyterianChurch, then used asa hospital.
Congregation organized 1756.First Meeting House erectedabout 1760. Used as hospitaland arsenal for ContinentalArmy in 1777. Present churchbuilt 1853. Burying place ofGovernor Mahlon Dickerson.
Founded 1739. George Washingtonand Continental Army encampedhere, 1777, and 1779 - 1780. Majoriron-producing center in thenation during the 19th century.
Revolutionary War refugeHome of William Livngstonand his family. Livingstonwas the first electedGovernor of New Jersey Morris County Heritage CommissionNational Register of Historic PlacesNew Jersey Register of Historic Places [ Lower Plaque: ]The hi…