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Jockey Hollow
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62
N 40° 45.250 W 074° 31.590
18T E 539969 N 4511575
Quick Description: A marker on US 202 at NJ 646 near Morristown NHP.
Location: New Jersey, United States
Date Posted: 3/12/2015 6:19:28 PM
Waymark Code: WMNGJV
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member LowellHouseGuy
Views: 1

Long Description:
From the Morristown page of the NPS website: (visit link)
Morristown National Historical Park commemorates the sites of General Washington and the Continental army’s winter encampment of December 1779 to June 1780, where they survived through what would be the coldest winter on record.
Marker Name: Jockey Hollow

Marker Type: Official NJ State

Marker text:
In the winter of 1779-80 coldest of the War the Patriot Army camped in these hills, smaller forces stayed until 1782.

Dedication Date: 1/1/1964

City: New Vernon

County: Morris

Group responsible for placement: State of New Jersey

Web Link: [Web Link]

Visit Instructions:
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