Passaic in Passaic County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
William Alexander Lord Stirling
1725 - 1783
William Alexander – Lord Stirling
1725 – 1783
American Patriot – Friend of Washington
crossed Acquackanonk Bridge with eight
regiments of New Jersey Militia,
November 14, 1776.
Set up headquarters
at Blanchard House opposite the bridge
as Commander of the Guards.
Quartered here 1776 – 1779.
Commanded New Jersey troops
at Battle of Trenton, December 26, 1776.
Brigades encamped at
Valley Forge, Penn. December 31, 1777.
Northern Division American Army with
Headquarters at Albany, New York
1781 – 1783
Reverently placed by
Nova Caesrea and Acquackanonk Landing Chapters
Daughters of the American Revolution
March 21, 1929
Erected 1929 by Daughters of the American Revolution.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1994.
Location. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Passaic NJ 07055, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Acquackanonk Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); George Washington (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Washington Tree (about 300 feet away); The Blanchard House (about 300 feet away); General John J. Pershing (about 400 feet away); Daughters of the American Revolution (about 400 feet away); Acquacknonk Bridge (about 400 feet away); The Land Upon Which We Pray (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Passaic.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 25, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 24, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,062 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 24, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.