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

Sayre Homestead

 
 
Sayre Homestead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 12, 2011
1. Sayre Homestead Marker
Inscription.
Headquarters of
General Anthony Wayne

This house was occupied by
General Anthony Wayne while
the Continental Army was
encamped in Loantaka Valley,
1777.

Olaced by
Loantaka Chapter
Daughters of the American Revolution
October 22, 1936

 
Erected 1936 by Daughters of the American Revolution - Loantaka Chapter.
 
Location. 40° 45.771′ N, 74° 24.949′ W. Marker is in Madison, New Jersey, in Morris County. Marker is on Ridgedale Avenue, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 31 Ridgedale Avenue, Madison NJ 07940, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sayre House (a few steps from this marker but has been reported missing); Bottle Hill Tavern (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bethel A.M.E. Church (approx. mile away); James Madison (approx. 0.3 miles away); Miller's Station (approx. 0.3 miles away); Francis Asbury (approx. 0.4 miles away); Mead Hall (approx. 0.4 miles away); First Presbyterian Church of Chatham Township (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Madison.
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Sayre Homestead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 12, 2011
2. Sayre Homestead Marker
Sayre Homestead image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 12, 2011
3. Sayre Homestead
This house was built in 1745 by Daniel Sayre. In addition to Gen. "Mad" Anthony Wayne, it was visited by many other important people, including Rev. James Caldwell, the Fighting Parson.
Second Sayre Homestead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 12, 2011
4. Second Sayre Homestead Marker
The historic character
of this property
is protected by the
New Jersey Historic Trust
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 12, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 415 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 12, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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