Wayne in Passaic County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 2010 by Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #01 George Washington, and the George Washington Slept Here series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is July 1, 1870.
Location. 40° 54.907′ N, 74° 13.981′ W. Marker is in Wayne, New Jersey, in Passaic County. Marker is on Totowa Road (County Route 644), on the left when traveling east. 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 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Colonel Theunis Dey (within shouting distance of this marker); Wayne Township (approx. 0.9 miles away); Kipp – Nellis Farm (approx. 0.9 miles away); Vietnam Era Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.1 miles away); 9-11 Memorial (approx. Samuel Van Saun House (approx. 1.2 miles away); Van Saun House (approx. 1.3 miles away); American Encampment (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wayne.
More about this marker. This marker was originally erected at this location 40° 54.907′ N, 74° 13.981′ in front of the mansion facing the road just inside the fence as shown in the photograph. It has been moved to the visitor's center on the mansion's grounds.
Also see . . .
1. Dey Mansion. The Revolutionary War in North Jersey. (Submitted on January 15, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
2. Dey Mansion. (Submitted on January 15, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
The marker was moved by Passaic County away from Totowa Road and closer to the mansion and visitor center.
— Submitted June 10, 2019, by Michael La Place of Passaic County, New Jersey.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 15, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 626 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 15, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. 5. submitted on May 31, 2014, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. 6. submitted on October 28, 2020, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. 7. submitted on April 10, 2018, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.