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

Samuel Van Saun House

 
 
Samuel Van Saun House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 27, 2013
1. Samuel Van Saun House Marker
Inscription.
Headquarters Nov. 1780 of
Maj. Gen. Lafayette

Placed by
The William Paterson Chapter
D.A.R.
1931

 
Erected 1931 by Daughters of the American Revolution - William Paterson Chapter.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 40° 55.868′ N, 74° 13.337′ W. Marker is in Wayne, New Jersey, in Passaic County. Marker is on Laauwe Avenue north of Preakness Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 23 Laauwe Avenue, 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. Van Saun House (within shouting distance of this marker); Wayne Township (approx. half a mile away); Kipp – Nellis Farm (approx. half a mile away); Colonel Theunis Dey (approx. 1.2 miles away); Washington Headquarters (approx. 1.2 miles away); American Labor Museum (approx. 1.8 miles away); The Botto House (approx. 1.8 miles away); American Encampment (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wayne.
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Samuel Van Saun House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 27, 2013
2. Samuel Van Saun House Marker
Marker is seen here on the north side of the house.
Van Saun House and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 27, 2013
3. Van Saun House and Marker
The Samuel Van Saun House is currently a private residence. Please respect the privacy of the owners.
Samuel Van Saun House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 27, 2013
4. Samuel Van Saun House
The Marquis de Lafayette made his headquarters in this house while Gen. George Washington stayed at the nearby Dey Mansion in July of 1780.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 27, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 442 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 27, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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