Totowa in Passaic County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
~ Totowa Heights ~
the patriot army extend-
ed along this site which had
also been used in July.
Washington came from his
headquarters in Preakness
to Totowa and visited the
Erected 2010 by Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders.
Location. 40° 54.295′ N, 74° 12.613′ W. Marker is in Totowa, New Jersey, in Passaic County. Marker is at the intersection of Union Blvd (County Route 646) and Totowa Road (County Route 644), on the right when traveling north on Union Blvd. Marker is located in Veteran's Memorial Park in Totowa. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Totowa NJ 07512, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Purple Heart Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Washington Headquarters (approx. 1.4 miles away); Colonel Theunis Dey (approx. 1.4 miles away); Martin Luther King, Jr. (approx. 1.4 miles away); John P. Holland’s First Submarine Great Falls Hydroelectric Station (approx. 1.7 miles away); Rogers Millwright Shop (approx. 1.7 miles away); Site of the Passaic Paper Mill Flume (approx. 1.7 miles away).
This marker is a replica of one originally installed at this location in 1932 by the New Jersey Commission on Historic Sites. It is one of six markers recently installed by Passaic County to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the Passaic County Planning Department (1929).
— Submitted February 11, 2011, by Michael La Place of Passaic County, New Jersey.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 15, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 569 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on January 15, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.