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

Colonel Theunis Dey

 
 
Colonel Theunis Dey Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 15, 2011
1. Colonel Theunis Dey Marker
Inscription.
The Mansion of
Colonel Theunis Dey
The Headquarters of
General Washington
July ~ Oct ~ Nov ~ 1780

Acquired and restored 1930-1934 by
The Passaic County Park Commission
Marked by Capt. Abraham Godwin Chapter
New Jersey Society S.A.R. Oct 8, 1934

 
Erected 1934 by NJ Society Sons of the American Revolution – Capt. Godwin Chapter.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the George Washington Slept Here, and the Sons of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 40° 54.936′ N, 74° 13.978′ W. Marker is in Wayne, New Jersey, in Passaic County. Marker is on Totowa Road, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is on the front of the Dey Mansion. Marker is at or near this postal address: 199 Totowa Road, Wayne NJ 07470, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Washington Headquarters (within shouting distance of this marker); Wayne Township (approx. 0.9 miles away); Kipp – Nellis Farm (approx. 0.9 miles away); Samuel Van Saun House (approx. 1.2 miles away); Van Saun House
Marker on Dey Mansion image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 15, 2011
2. Marker on Dey Mansion
(approx. 1.2 miles away); American Encampment (approx. 1.4 miles away); Purple Heart Memorial (approx. 1.4 miles away); Morris Canal (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wayne.
 
Also see . . .
1. Dey Mansion. The Revolutionary War in North Jersey. (Submitted on January 15, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. Dey Mansion. (Submitted on January 15, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Washington's Headquarters image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 15, 2011
3. Washington's Headquarters
Washington's Office in Dey Mansion image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 31, 2014
4. Washington's Office in Dey Mansion
Washington met with many important people in this room, including Anthony Wayne, Nathanael Greene, Alexander Hamilton, Henry Knox and the Marquis de Lafayette.
Conference Room in Dey Mansion image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 31, 2014
5. Conference Room in Dey Mansion
Washington's staff used this room for small meetings.
Rival Officers at the Dey Mansion image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 31, 2014
6. Rival Officers at the Dey Mansion
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 15, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 588 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 15, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   4, 5, 6. submitted on May 31, 2014, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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