Sayre & Fisher Reading Room
The exterior walls showcase a variety of company brick products and colors. The façade displays a pattern of square and clover-leaf ornamental bricks. A terracotta design located at the top of the façade includes a book, the words reading room, the letter S over F for Sayre and Fisher and the numbers for the year 1883.
In 1979 the reading room building was listed in the New Jersey and National Registers of Historic Places because of its industrial, architectural and social significance.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment • Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1883.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sayreville United Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sayre and Fisher Brick Water Tower (approx. ¼ mile away); Sayreville, New Jersey Time Capsule (approx. 0.6 miles away); Cannon Brothers' Park (approx. 1½ miles away); Sayreville 9-11 Memorial (approx. 1.7 miles away); Old School Baptist Church (approx. 2 miles away); South River World War II, Korean Conflict, and Vietnam Conflict Memorial (approx. 2 miles away); South River World War I Memorial (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sayreville.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 14, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 289 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 14, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.