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Encampments #3 & #14

 
 
Encampments #3 & #14 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 16, 2009
1. Encampments #3 & #14 Marker
Inscription.  
Site of
Revolutionary War
Encampments
#3 & #14
1780

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1780.
 
Location. 40° 53.861′ N, 74° 16.427′ W. Marker is in Wayne, New Jersey, in Passaic County. Marker is at the intersection of Two Bridges Road and Lincoln Blvd, on the left when traveling west on Two Bridges Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wayne NJ 07470, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Demarest House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Morris Canal (approx. 1.2 miles away); John Dods Tavern (approx. 2.4 miles away); Washington Headquarters (approx. 2.4 miles away); Colonel Theunis Dey (approx. 2½ miles away); The Dey Mansion (approx. 2½ miles away); Historic Newark-Pompton Turnpike (approx. 2.8 miles away); Little Falls Veterans Monument (approx. 2.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wayne.
 
Marker on Two Bridges Road image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 16, 2009
2. Marker on Two Bridges Road
The Continental Army camped in this area, known as the Preakness valley, due to its proximity to British-occupied New York City and to nearby food sources.
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Marker in Wayne image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 16, 2009
3. Marker in Wayne
The New Jersey Brigade camped in this vicinity from July 1 through July 29, 1780.
Revolutionary War Encampment Site image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 16, 2009
4. Revolutionary War Encampment Site
The Passaic River can be seen in the photo behind the marker.
Dey Mansion image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 16, 2009
5. Dey Mansion
General Washington made his headquarters in this house during the 1780 encampment. The mansion is about 2½ miles from the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 20, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 980 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 20, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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Aug. 9, 2022