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West Caldwell in Essex County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Brick Store

 
 
The Brick Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, May 3, 2016
1. The Brick Store Marker
Inscription. Store site in Horseneck by 1798. Brick structure erected by Nath. Douglass, turnpike promoter with I. Crane, 1819, first Caldwell (Franklin) post office, J. Hudson P.M. A major trading and polling place through 19th C. From 1904, council chamber of new borough. Purchased in 1915; remodeled to include fire dept., police, and finally, a jail. Razed in 1968.
 
Erected 1980 by Historical Society of West Caldwell.
 
Location. 40° 50.918′ N, 74° 17.474′ W. Marker is in West Caldwell, New Jersey, in Essex County. Marker is on Bloomfield Avenue. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Caldwell NJ 07006, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Burying Ground (approx. one mile away); First Fire House in Caldwell (approx. one mile away); Rev. James Caldwell (approx. 1.1 miles away); Ancient Native American Trail (approx. 2.6 miles away); The Bloomfield Avenue School (approx. 2.6 miles away); Morris County (approx. 2.7 miles away); Encampments #3 & #14 (approx. 3.5 miles away); Demarest House (approx. 3.9 miles away).
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
The Brick Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, May 3, 2016
2. The Brick Store Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 119 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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