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Wayne in Passaic County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Demarest House

 
 
Demarest House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 16, 2009
1. Demarest House Marker
Inscription. This house, which once served as a Dutch Reformed Church Parsonage, was built by John Ryerson before 1762. It was sold to the Demarests around 1814.
 
Location. 40° 54.158′ N, 74° 16.173′ W. Marker is in Wayne, New Jersey, in Passaic County. Marker is on Fairfield Road, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 378 Fairfield Road, Wayne NJ 07470, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Encampments #3 & #14 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Morris Canal (approx. 0.8 miles away); Dey Mansion (approx. 2.1 miles away but has been reported missing); Headquarters of General George Washington (approx. 2.1 miles away but has been reported missing); Washington Headquarters (approx. 2.1 miles away); Colonel Theunis Dey (approx. 2.1 miles away); a different marker also named Washington Headquarters (approx. 2.1 miles away but has been reported missing); John Dods Tavern (approx. 2.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Wayne.
 
Categories. Colonial EraNotable Buildings
 
Marker on Fairfield Road image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 16, 2009
2. Marker on Fairfield Road
Demarest House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 16, 2009
3. Demarest House
This 1760 house is was dismantled and rebuilt in 1850 to rid the house of ghosts. It is currently a private residence.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 875 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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