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West Caldwell in Essex County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Brick Store

 
 
The Brick Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, May 3, 2016
1. The Brick Store Marker
Inscription.  Store site in Horseneck by 1798. Brick structure erected by Nath. Douglass, turnpike promoter with I. Crane, 1819, first Caldwell (Franklin) post office, J. Hudson P.M. A major trading and polling place through 19th C. From 1904, council chamber of new borough. Purchased in 1915; remodeled to include fire dept., police, and finally, a jail. Razed in 1968.
 
Erected 1980 by Historical Society of West Caldwell.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
 
Location. 40° 50.918′ N, 74° 17.474′ W. Marker is in West Caldwell, New Jersey, in Essex County. Marker is on Bloomfield Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Caldwell NJ 07006, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Burying Ground (approx. one mile away); First Fire House in Caldwell (approx. one mile away); Rev. James Caldwell (approx. 1.1 miles away); Ancient Native American Trail (approx. 2.6 miles away); The Bloomfield Avenue School
The Brick Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, May 3, 2016
2. The Brick Store Marker
(approx. 2.6 miles away); Morris County (approx. 2.7 miles away); Encampments #3 & #14 (approx. 3˝ miles away); Demarest House (approx. 3.9 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 15, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 196 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 15, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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