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Sussex County Historic Marker Committee announces 2023 awards

SUSSEX COUNTY, NJ – The Sussex County Historic Marker Committee announces the award of three Historic Markers to be placed throughout Sussex County.

With the support of the Sussex County Commissioners, the county will endorse and help erect two markers in Stillwater Township and one marker in Walpack Township.

The placement of historic signs in Sussex County began in the year 2000. Since that time, over thirty markers have been fabricated and placed at historic sites throughout Sussex County. This year the County recognizes the historic significance of the Stillwater Academy and Stillwater Keen’s Mill in Stillwater Township and the Walpack Shapanack located in Walpack Township.

The announcement will be made at the New Jersey State Fair in the Sussex County Building on Saturday, August 5, at 5:00 p.m. Historian William R. Truran will make the presentation.

The Sussex County Historic Marker Commission welcomes the public to share in and witness this exciting event.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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