Paramus in Bergen County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Reports indicate that General Washington visited here and drank water from the spring.
Erected by Bergen County Park Commission.
Marker series. This marker is included in the George Washington Slept Here marker series.
Location. 40° 55.837′ N, 74° 2.852′ W. Marker is in Paramus, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker is on Forest Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in Van Saun County Park, in the area known as Washington Gardens. Marker is in this post office area: Paramus NJ 07652, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Washington Spring (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Spring Valley Burial Ground (approx. 0.4 miles away); Sluckup (approx. 0.4 miles away); Borough of River Edge (approx. 0.7 miles away); French Burying Ground (approx. one mile away); Demarest-Bloomer House (approx. 1.1 miles away); Site of the French Church and Cemetery (approx. 1.2 miles away); Jacobus Demarest Homestead (approx. 1.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Paramus.
Also see . . . Washington Spring.
Categories. • Military • Natural Features • Notable Persons • Notable Places • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page originally submitted on June 19, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,416 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 19, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.