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

Abraham Godwin

 
 
Abraham Godwin Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, July 16, 2010
1. Abraham Godwin Marker
Inscription.
In memory of
Abraham Godwin
Pioneer of Paterson Patriot Soldier
Captain of Marines in
The War of the Revolution
Born November 23, 1724
Died in the service of his country
February 7, 1777
Buried at Fishkill New York

Placed by the Captain Abraham Godwin Chapter
Sons of the American Revolution
Paterson New Jersey
1925

 
Erected 1925 by Sons of the American Revolution, Captain Abraham Godwin Chapter.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Sons of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 40° 54.965′ N, 74° 8.199′ W. Marker is in Paterson, New Jersey, in Passaic County. Marker is at the intersection of E Park Drive and East Side Park Road, on the right when traveling north on E Park Drive. Click for map. Marker is located in East Side Park in Paterson, NJ. Marker is in this post office area: Paterson NJ 07504, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pulaski (within shouting distance of this marker); Curie (within shouting distance of this marker); Passaic County Soldiers and Sailors Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Simeon Van Winkles (approx. 0.3 miles away); Morlot Ave - 33rd St. Bridge Over the Passaic River (approx. 0.6 miles away); The York Road (approx. 0.7 miles away); In Memory of Fair Lawn Police Officer Mary Ann Collura (approx. 0.8 miles away); Fair Lawn Memorial Park (approx. 0.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Paterson.
Marker in East Side Park Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, July 16, 2010
2. Marker in East Side Park

 
Also see . . .  Find A Grave. (Submitted on January 13, 2014, by Gene Baumwoll of Buchanan, New York.)
 
Additional comments.
1. Burial of Capt Abraham Godwin
Capt Abraham Godwin as well as his son Henry are buried in Fishkill Supply Depot burial ground, Fishkill, NY
    — Submitted June 11, 2013, by Gene Baumwoll of Buchanan, New York.

 
Categories. Notable PersonsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Paterson Markers Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, July 16, 2010
3. Paterson Markers
There are several markers and monuments at this location. The Abraham Godwin Marker is seen here on the left.
 

 
Credits. This page originally submitted on July 16, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 782 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 16, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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