Sussex County's Contribution to the Revolutionary War
and the 250th Celebration of the Declaration of Independence

George Washington

Sussex County Historical Committee

Core Committee Members
William Truran, Chair
Maryanne Francisco
Wayne McAbe
Mario Poggi
Jennie Sweetman
Judy Williams
Wendy Wyman

Program Structure

  • Cemeteries and Veterans
    • Template for use in recording veteran names
    • Listing of DAR sponsored cemetery volunteer
  • Schools and Kids
    • Schools (and grades) participating and person of contact
    • Listing of the schools' research
  • Business & Procurement of War Material
    • (Iron, forage, food, quartermasters, etc.)
  • Town Presentations
    • (Parades, recognitions, etc.)
  • Permanent Historical Markers

Visit the New Jersey Historical Commission website to discover and learn more about our state's rich history!

Visit the Revolutionary New Jersey website for additional resources.

New Jersey Historical Commission - Revolutionary War 250: Missions, Goals, and Tools for Teachers

More content to follow soon, be sure to check back for the anniversary in 2026!