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

Post Grave Monument

 
 
Post Grave Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 25, 2010
1. Post Grave Monument Marker
Inscription.
These two tombstones stood at the
heads of the graves about 75 feet
northwest of this spot.
The bolt and shaft bearing were
taken from the old gristmill at
John Halmagh Postís birthplace,
Sloughter Dam, now 472 River Road,
Garfield, New Jersey.
Elizabeth Ackerman
was born at Polifly, now
Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey.
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Preserved by the
Passaic County Historical Society
November 1953

 
Erected 1953 by Passaic County Historical Society.
 
Location. 40° 51.323′ N, 74° 7.309′ W. Marker is in Passaic, New Jersey, in Passaic County. Marker can be reached from River Drive, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is on the grounds of the Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Church. Marker is in this post office area: Passaic NJ 07055, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Land Upon Which We Pray (here, next to this marker); Henry Garritse (within shouting distance of this marker); Soldiers and Sailors Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Daughters of the American Revolution (within
Post Grave Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 25, 2010
2. Post Grave Monument
The bolt and shaft bearing from John Post's gristmill which is mentioned on the marker can be seen here on the front of the monument.
shouting distance of this marker); Nassau Hall Academy (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington Tree (within shouting distance of this marker); George Washington (within shouting distance of this marker); General John J. Pershing (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Passaic.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Revolutionary
 
Post Grave Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 25, 2010
3. Post Grave Monument
Capt. John H. Post's gravestone can be seen on the side of the monument.
Gravestone of Captain John H. Post image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 25, 2010
4. Gravestone of Captain John H. Post
The gravestone of Capt. John H. Post is on the north side of the monument. Capt. Post saved the Gen. George Washington's army from the pursuing British by burning the nearby Acquacknonk Bridge after their retreat on November 21, 1776.
Elizabeth Post's Gravestone image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 25, 2010
5. Elizabeth Post's Gravestone
Elizabeth Ackerman Post's gravestone is on the northern side of the monument.
Back of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 25, 2010
6. Back of Monument
The seal of the Passaic County Historical Society is on the rear of the Post Grave Monument.
Markers at Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Church image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 25, 2010
7. Markers at Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Church
Several markes are found at this location. The Post Grave Monument is seen here in the photo on the right.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 25, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 856 times since then and 65 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on September 25, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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