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

Mahwah’s First Station

 
 
Mahwah’s First Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 26, 2011
1. Mahwah’s First Station Marker
Inscription.  
Built in 1871, the building served until 1902 and was moved from original site when four tracks were laid and grade crossing closed. Bought by A.J. Winter, it was used as a storehouse for fifty years. To preserve the landmark, The Mahwah Historical Society was founded in 1965 and the station removed to present site in 1967. Completely restored, it was dedicated as a town museum on Sept. 22, 1968 by Gov. Richard Hughes.
Marker sponsored by Mahwah Lions Club

 
Erected by Bergen County Historical Society. (Marker Number 22.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Railroads & Streetcars. In addition, it is included in the New Jersey, Bergen County Historical Society series list. A significant historical date for this entry is September 22, 1968.
 
Location. 41° 5.658′ N, 74° 8.855′ W. Marker is in Mahwah, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker is at the intersection of Old Station Lane and Ramapo Avenue, on the left when traveling east on Old Station Lane. Marker is located next to the modern Mahwah train
Marker on Old Station Lane image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 26, 2011
2. Marker on Old Station Lane
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station. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mahwah NJ 07430, 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. Tree of Life (a few steps from this marker); Wanamaker Utility Shed (within shouting distance of this marker); Ramapo Reformed Church (approx. ¼ mile away); Old Lutheran Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away); American Brake Shoe Foundry (approx. 0.6 miles away); Hopper Gristmill Site (approx. 0.7 miles away); Laroe-Van Horn House (approx. 1.3 miles away); Rochambeau’s Encampment (approx. 1.4 miles away in New York). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mahwah.
 
Also see . . .  Bergen County Historical Society. (Submitted on June 26, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
 
Mahwah’s First Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 26, 2011
3. Mahwah’s First Station Marker
Mahwah’s Original Train Station image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 26, 2011
4. Mahwah’s Original Train Station
This structure currently serves as the home of the Old Station Museum of the Mahwah Museum Society.
Caboose image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 26, 2011
5. Caboose
This exhibit is part of Mahwah's Old Station Museum.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 26, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 777 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 26, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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