Bottle Hill and Madison, N.J. (1917)
by William Parkhurst Tuttle
(Madison Eagle Press, 1917)
123 pages, 13.83Mb - Fully Illustrated
This classic local history chronicles the settlementof Madison from the early 1700s through the Revolution and the 1800s. GeneralWashington''s army spent two winters nearby (in Morristown),and the authorpays special attention the the local effects of those historic encampments.Local lore and legend includes the tales of the original settlers, the firstchurches, General "Mad Anthony" Wayne''s headquarters, historiesof various landmark homes (Ward, Talmadge, Windeyer, Bruen, Sayre, Miller,Woodruff, Johnson, Boisaubin, etc.) and the visit of the Marquis de Lafayettein 1825.
The original book included about seventy-five illustrations, mostly half-tones of varying quality, but of significant historical interest. All of the illustrationsare included in the eBook, but full-size renditions are available below.
The Digital Edition (Adobe PDF 1.4) is published in portrait orientation;fully-searchable, fully-printable.