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Dixon Homestead
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 79scouts
N 40° 55.970 W 074° 26.250
18T E 547355 N 4531453
Quick Description: This is the Historical Marker for the Dixon Homestead in Boonton Township.
Location: New Jersey, United States
Date Posted: 10/29/2011 7:02:40 PM
Waymark Code: WMCZCQ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member LowellHouseGuy
Views: 2

Long Description:
Frederick Miller purchase 500 acres in Boonton Township in 1740. The property has remained in the Miller/Dixon families ever since. Beautiful rural Boonton Township is here at its finest. The property is listed on the NJ Register of Historic Places and the National Register of Historic Places.
Marker Name: Dixon Homestead

Marker Type: Local? Unofficial

Marker text:
DIXON HOMESTEAD Home of Miller/Dixon Family For Eight Generations. Dutch Stone House Circa 1760. Forge Keeper's House 1830. Present Mill 1855. Victorian House 1857. Barn 1860. Morris County Heritage Commission

Dedication Date: 1/1/1976

City: Boonton Twp

County: Morris

Group responsible for placement: Morris County Heritage Commission

Web Link: [Web Link]

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