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Monday, July 20, 2015

Photo of the Day 7/20/15


This historic plaque is located at the corner of Cedar Lane and Ridgewood Road in Maplewood, which was known as South Orange Township when the plaque was manufactured. The plaque lies on a small stone monument, and reads:


DURING THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR A CAVALRY SCOUT STABLE WAS LOCATED ON THIS SITE ACCOMMODATING AS MANY AS FORTY MOUNTS. THESE STONES WERE SECURED FROM THE RUINS OF THE OLD HOMESTEAD OF EZEKIEL BALL BROTHER OF TIMOTHY BALL WHO LIVED IN TUSCAN HALL ON TUSCAN ROAD NEAR SPRINGFIELD AVENUE IN SOUTH ORANGE TOWNSHIP.


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