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

Washington Headquarters

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Washington Headquarters Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 15, 2011
1. Washington Headquarters Marker
Inscription.
July 1 – 29, and October 9 -
November 27, 1780, Washing-
ton had headquarters here at
the house of Colonel Theunis
Dey. The main army encamp-
ed along Totowa Heights.

 
Erected 2010 by Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the George Washington Slept Here marker series.
 
Location. 40° 54.907′ N, 74° 13.981′ W. Marker is in Wayne, New Jersey, in Passaic County. Marker is on Totowa Road (County Route 644), on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wayne NJ 07470, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Headquarters of General George Washington (within shouting distance of this marker but has been reported missing); Dey Mansion (within shouting distance of this marker but has been reported missing); Colonel Theunis Dey (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Washington Headquarters (within shouting distance of this marker but has been reported missing); Wayne Township
Marker at Dey Mansion image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 15, 2011
2. Marker at Dey Mansion
The house which served as Washington's headquarters in 1780 can be seen beyond the marker.
(approx. 0.9 miles away); Kipp – Nellis Farm (approx. 0.9 miles away); Samuel Van Saun House (approx. 1.2 miles away); Van Saun House (approx. 1.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Wayne.
 
Also see . . .
1. Dey Mansion. The Revolutionary War in North Jersey. (Submitted on January 15, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. Dey Mansion. (Submitted on January 15, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Marker in Wayne image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 15, 2011
3. Marker in Wayne
Dey Mansion, Washington Headquarters image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 15, 2011
4. Dey Mansion, Washington Headquarters
Colontial Troops at Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 13, 2014
5. Colontial Troops at Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 442 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   5. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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