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Washington's Route to Morristown
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 79scouts
N 40° 46.142 W 074° 27.757
18T E 545352 N 4513256
Quick Description: A small monument along a "country" road that reminds the local people of the history that unfolded right in their neighborhood.
Location: New Jersey, United States
Date Posted: 12/29/2011 5:54:10 PM
Waymark Code: WMDDGE
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member briansnat
Views: 1

Long Description:
This monument sits at the intersection of two local roads Spring Valley and Van Buren Rods in Morris Township creating a small island for traffic. The monumnet has two piles of cement cannon balls and the monument sign on a set of rough blocks.
Marker Name: Washington's Route to Morristown

Marker Type: Local? Unofficial

Marker text:
BY THIS ROUTE WASHINGTON WITH HIS ARMY RETRIRED TO MORRISTOWN AFTER HIS VICTORY AT PRINCETON JANUARY, 1777 ERECTED BY THE DAR


Dedication Date: 1/1/1900

City: Morris Township

County: Morris

Group responsible for placement: DAR

Web Link: Not listed

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