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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM27KJ_atlantic-health-system_Morristown-NJ.html
Built by the Community      Morristown resident Myra Brookfield, determined that her hometown should have its own hospital, bequeathed her house and property on DeHart Street for just that purpose in the late 1800s.     A community-wide fund…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM27IQ_1778_Mount-Laurel-NJ.html
Part of General Clinton's British Army under the Hessian General Knyphausen passed by here on the way to capture Mount Holly on June 20, 1778. At nearby Hainesport a skirmish developed when Patriots destroyed the bridge over the Rancocas Creek.…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM279B_cornwallis-headquarters_Closter-NJ.html
CornwallisHeadquartersNov. 18th 1776Restoredwith the assistance of theNew Jersey State Federationof Women's Clubsby thePalisades InterstatePark Commission · 1933 ·
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2791_british-retreat-route_Middletown-NJ.html
Seeking the protection of Middletown's hills on the 29th of June 1778, the day after the Battle of Monmouth, the main British army under Gen. Sir Henry Clinton withdrew along this road toward Sandy Hook, whence they embarked for New York a week la…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2790_british-retreat-route_Middletown-NJ.html
Seeking the protection of Middletown's hills on the 29th of June 1778, the day after the Battle of Monmouth, the main British army under Gen. Sir Henry Clinton withdrew along this road toward Sandy Hook, whence they embarked for New York a week la…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM278Z_middletown-village_Middletown-NJ.html
Oldest settlement in New Jersey, the old Indian village of Chaquasitt. Settled 1613 by the Dutch; English land claim recorded in 1664. Haven for Captain Kidd's pirates. Scene of conflict between the Tories and Patriots; Clinton and Cornwallis met …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM278W_middletown-village_Middletown-NJ.html
Oldest settlement in New Jersey, the old Indian village of Chaquasitt. Settled 1613 by the Dutch; English land claim recorded in 1664. Haven for Captain Kidd's pirates. Scene of conflict between the Tories and Patriots; Clinton and Cornwallis met …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM25VM_ford-mansion_Morristown-NJ.html
The Army is quartered within three Miles of this place, in the usual way of hutting. Head Quarters is in this Town, at the Widow Fords, at the great white House at the North end of the place.Major General Nathaniel Greene, December 25, 1779Jacob F…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM25VL_washingtons-headquarters-museum_Morristown-NJ.html
Completed in 1937, the Washington's Headquarters Museum was one of the first museums planned and constructed by the National Park Service. Noted architect John Russell Pope designed the museum to memorialize General George Washington and to provid…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM25VD_the-path-to-history_Morristown-NJ.html
On August 28, 1781, 5500 French troops under the command of General Jean-Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau marched on the road before you on their way to Yorktown, Virginia. They had spent the previous night in Whippany, New Jersey.…
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