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Garfield in Bergen County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Post Ford

 
 
Post Ford Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 25, 2010
1. Post Ford Marker
Inscription.  
Frequently used by both
armies during the Revolutionary
War

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 40° 52.882′ N, 74° 7.234′ W. Marker is in Garfield, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker is at the intersection of River Drive and Columbus Avenue, on the left when traveling north on River Drive. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Garfield NJ 07026, 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. Washington’s March (approx. 0.2 miles away); Van Houten-Hillman House (approx. ¾ mile away); Acquacknonk Bridge (approx. 1.7 miles away); Nassau Hall Academy (approx. 1.8 miles away); Henry Garritse (approx. 1.8 miles away); General John J. Pershing (approx. 1.8 miles away); The Blanchard House (approx. 1.8 miles away); Post Grave Monument (approx. 1.8 miles away).
 
Garfield Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 25, 2010
2. Garfield Marker
Post Ford Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 25, 2010
3. Post Ford Marker
Marker is on the east bank of the Passaic River, seen in the background. Gen. Washington and his army passed this point in November 1776 during their retreat across New Jersey.
Marker on River Drive image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 25, 2010
4. Marker on River Drive
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 25, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 757 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 25, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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