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

Washington’s March

 
 
Washington’s March Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, January 5, 2013
1. Washington’s March Marker
Inscription.  
To commemorate Washington’s March in 1776
Along A Route Bordering Lands
now forming the City of Garfield.


This tablet is placed by
The School Children of Garfield
under the auspices of
The Garfield Board of Trade
1928

 
Erected 1928 by School Children of Garfield & Garfield Board of Trade.
 
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 series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1776.
 
Location. 40° 52.822′ N, 74° 7.065′ W. Marker is in Garfield, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker is on Outwater Lane, on the right when traveling west. The marker is on the front of the YMCA building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 33 Outwater Lane, 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. Post Ford (approx. 0.2 miles away); Van Houten-Hillman House (approx. 0.9 miles away); Acquacknonk Bridge
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(approx. 1.7 miles away); Nassau Hall Academy (approx. 1.7 miles away); General John J. Pershing (approx. 1.7 miles away); Henry Garritse (approx. 1.7 miles away); The Blanchard House (approx. 1.7 miles away); Post Grave Monument (approx. 1.7 miles away).
 
More about this marker. A bas relief image of George Washington appears at the top of the marker.
 
Also see . . .  Washington's Retreat Through Jersey. (Submitted on January 5, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
 
Washington’s March Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, January 5, 2013
2. Washington’s March Marker
Marker in Garfield image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, January 5, 2013
3. Marker in Garfield
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 5, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 586 times since then and 3 times this year. Last updated on January 5, 2013, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 5, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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