Historical Marker Series

New Jersey: Morris County Heritage Commission

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Original dwelling built byEbenezer Stiles about 1752.Lighthorsemen quartered hereduring Revolution. Houseenlarged 1868 by JonathanRoberts, founder of LibraryAssociation 1881.
Circa 1760 Dutch Stone Housewhere George Washington andAlexander Hamilton stayedJune 25-27, 1780, following theBattle of Springfield. Frenchforces under Gen. Rochambeaurested in the orchard August27, 1781, en route to Yorktown.National Register of Historic …
The DL&W Railroad built thisprairie style station in 1904.Passenger trains served thegrowing commuter population.Freight trains delivered coalto heat homes and power localmills, then departed withproducts headed to market. Morris County Heritage Commission …
Dr. Taylor resided and practicedmedicine here. Dwelling purchased1921 by town of Boonton asmemorial to World War I veterans.Town Hall until 1965. Headquarters,Post 124, American Legion.
Non-sectarian home for deservingelderly women founded by womenmembers of Morristown PresbyterianChurch. In continuous service since1883. Known as "Old Ladies Home"until present name adopted 1950.Morris County Heritage Commission
Pre-Revolutionary house owned by Josiah Miller. Inherited by his son Luke, Major in the Morris County Militia. Property remained in family until 1889.
Victorian Italianate housepurchased by Augustus Crane1857. Home until 1971 of Crane-Hone family who contributedgreatly to Morristown civic,cultural and business life.National Register of Historic PlacesNew Jersey Register of Historic PlacesMorris County Her…
Founded by Demas Ford, thisvillage was located on the King'sRoad (now Whippany Road) andbecame a stagecoach stopbetween Morristown andWhippany.
Site of the first knowniron forge in Morriscounty. Operated by JohnFord and John Budd onthe bank of the WhippanyRiver.
Built on site of 1830 wooden school.Present structure predates FlorhamPark borough by 33 years. Classesheld here continuously until 1914.Morris County Heritage CommissionNew Jersey Register of Historic PlacesNational Register of Historic Places