Historical Marker Series

New Jersey: Morris County Heritage Commission

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Neo-gothic house built by GeneralJoseph Revere, grandson of PaulRevere. Purchased 1881 by CharlesFoster, whose daughter, Caroline,donated the property as living farmto Morris County Park Commissionin 1973. Morris County Heritage CommissionNew Jersey Registe…
New Jersey's RevolutionaryWar powder mill, built nearthis site by Jacob Ford, Jr.in 1776, supplied criticallyneeded gun powder to theContinental Troops.
Property acquired by DeaconGideon Hedges, and stillowned by Fish descendants.Farm contracted to supplyContinental Army with oatsFor forage 1779.
Captain Stephen Jackson - memberof George Washington's body-guard. The General stopped herefor refreshments 1780.
First Meeting House built1758. During struggle forIndependence, church furnishedleadership and public forumfor patriots. Burying place ofGeneral William Winds. Presentchurch built 1832.
Manor house built by Jacob Ford, Jr.subsequently home of John JacobFaesch who directed the iron miningoperations which provided theContinental Army with ammunitionand ordinance.Morris County Heritage CommissionNew Jersey Register of Historic PlacesNational …
Established in 1880 as War Department's first official powder depot. Site of 18th century Mt. Hope Ironworks. Major explosion devastated base 1926. Since 1977 major armament research and development center.
Palatine Germans seeking refuge from war and famine settled here c1740. By 1760 they had established farms and mills as well as Lutheran and German reformed Congregations. Many of the stone houses they built still stand. In July 1918 during World War I the …