High Point State Park

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IMG_9059 View of the High Point monument from Lake Marcia 4/17/2015

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836994-R1-19-17A On the beach in June 2005

High Point State Park is in the Northwest corner of New Jersey in Sussex County. In the midst of the Kittatinny Mountains, the highest point in the state of New Jersey is there.

IMG_8381 12/27/2014

The most distinctive feature of the park is the monument marking the high point at over 1800 feet in elevation. It is an obelisk, like the Washington Monument, and was built to honor war veterans in 1930.

IMG_9177 4/29/2017

The land and monument were donated to the state by the Kusers. Anthony Kuser (1862-1929) was a New Jersey businessman with a rarely used…

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