Paramus in Bergen County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Reports indicate that General Washington visited here and drank water from the spring.
Erected by Bergen County Park Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: War, US Revolutionary • Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #01 George Washington, and the George Washington Slept Here series lists.
Location. 40° 55.837′ N, 74° 2.852′ W. Marker is in Paramus, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker is on Forest Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Marker is in Van Saun County Park, in the area known as Washington Gardens. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Paramus NJ 07652, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Washington Spring (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Spring Valley Burial Ground (approx. 0.4 miles away); Sluckup (approx. 0.4 miles away); River Edge WWI Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Maj. Ross E. Mulhare, U.S.A.F. (approx. half a mile away); "The Soldier" (approx. half a mile away); Wars Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Borough of River Edge (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Paramus.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 24, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 19, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,795 times since then and 74 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 19, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.