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

Site of John George Ryerson House

 
 
Site of John George Ryerson House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 10, 2011
1. Site of John George Ryerson House Marker
Inscription.
Site of the
John George Ryerson House
Built about 1740
The Light Infantry Corps
commanded by Geníl LaFayette
was encamped in this vicinity
Oct. – Nov. 1780
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Placed 1952 by
The Passaic County Park Commission

 
Erected 1952 by The Passaic County Park Commission.
 
Location. 40° 56.77′ N, 74° 9.821′ W. Marker is in Hawthorne, New Jersey, in Passaic County. Marker can be reached from Goffle Road (County Route 659) north of Macfarlen Avenue, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is located near the south end of Goffle Brook Park, surrounded by a hedge. Marker is in this post office area: Hawthorne NJ 07506, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hawthorne Korea – Vietnam Monument (approx. 0.7 miles away); Hawthorne World War I Monument (approx. 0.7 miles away); Hawthorne World War II Monument (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Botto House (approx. 1.5 miles away); American Labor Museum (approx. 1.5 miles away); Fair Lawn Memorial Park
Marker in Goffle Brook Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 10, 2011
2. Marker in Goffle Brook Park
In 1780, troops under Gen. LaFayette camped in this area. Other American soldiers were encamped in nearby Totowa, while Gen. Washington made his headquarters in Dey Mansion in Wayne.
(approx. 1.7 miles away); Holocaust and World War II Memorial (approx. 1.8 miles away); Honor Roll (approx. 1.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Hawthorne.
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Marker Seen through the Hedge image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 10, 2011
3. Marker Seen through the Hedge
Marker on Goffle Road image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 10, 2011
4. Marker on Goffle Road
The marker is located within these hedges in Goffle Brook Park. This photo was taken from a small parking lot on Goffle Road.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 466 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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