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New Jersey Journal
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member mblatch
N 40° 44.352 W 074° 22.450
18T E 552840 N 4509994
Quick Description: Historical marker noting site of Revolutionary War era newspaper in Chatham, NJ.
Location: New Jersey, United States
Date Posted: 3/28/2009 9:59:44 PM
Waymark Code: WM63VC
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member briansnat
Views: 7

Marker Name: New Jersey Journal

Marker Type: Official NJ State

Marker text:
New Jersey Journal. During the Revolution, former soldier Shepard Kollock printed the New Jersey Journal on this site "to maintain the cause of freedom" and serve the army in Morristown. The Journal, North Jersey's only wartime newspaper, founded in 1779, later thrived in Elizabeth from 1786 to 1991.

Dedication Date: 03/28/2009

City: Chatham

County: Morris

Group responsible for placement: Morris County Heritage Commission

Web Link: Not listed

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