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Washington's Headquarters
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 79scouts
N 40° 47.748 W 074° 28.008
18T E 544981 N 4516226
Quick Description: This historical marker is for Washington's Headquarters on Morris Avenue, Morristown, NJ.
Location: New Jersey, United States
Date Posted: 7/4/2012 12:23:06 PM
Waymark Code: WMET70
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member LowellHouseGuy
Views: 1

Long Description:
The marker is on a small triangular shaped island across the street from the Ford Mansion that served as Washington's Headquarters. It is next to a large statue of George Washington seated on a horse. There is ample parking at the Ford Mansion lot. To get there, you will beed to follow the large signs for Washington Headquarters to take you around the block as this is located on a one way street. Morristown is rich in history of the American Revolution. There are many other historical markers related to George Washington within a few miles of this site.
Marker Name: Washington's Headquarters

Marker Type: Official NJ State

Marker text:
Washington made his winter headquarters at the Arnold Tavern, January 6, 1777, now a part of All Souls Hospi- tal. December, 1779, he es- tablished quarters at the Ford Mansion, now maintained as a museum.


Dedication Date: 1/1/1900

City: Morristown

County: Morris

Group responsible for placement: The New Jersey Commission on HIstoric Sites

Web Link: [Web Link]

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