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

Wanamaker Utility Shed

Circa 1830

 
 
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By Bill Coughlin, June 26, 2011
1. Wanamaker Utility Shed Marker
Inscription.  
The island road property from which this utility shed came from was owned by Pieter Wanamaker in 1713 shortly after he came from Germany.

The Wanamaker House was destroyed in 1968, and now is the site of Bennett Bros.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraIndustry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1713.
 
Location. 41° 5.677′ N, 74° 8.853′ W. Marker is in Mahwah, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Old Station Lane and Ramapo Avenue, on the left when traveling east. Marker is located behind the Old Station Museum of the Mahwah Museum Society, near the Mahwah train 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. Mahwah’s First Station (within shouting distance of this marker); Tree of Life (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
Wanamaker Utility Shed image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 26, 2011
2. Wanamaker Utility Shed
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(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.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 28, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 703 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 28, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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