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

Tower and Water Wheel of Easton Gardens

 
 
Adjacent marker refers to same tower by different name image. Click for full size.
By Doran Howitt, February 16, 2013
1. Adjacent marker refers to same tower by different name
Also the sign is ambiguous about the relationship to Red Mill. This tower isn't the Red Mill. It is on the site of the original Red Mill, which was taken down in 1894. Then this was built in 1898.
Inscription. Near site of 1745 mill later known as Red Mill
 
Erected 1967 by Bergen County Park Commission.
 
Location. 40° 55.504′ N, 74° 5.41′ W. Marker is in Paramus, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker is on Red Mill Rd.. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 133 Red Mill Rd, Fair Lawn NJ 07410, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Red Mill – Paramus (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Terhune-Van Dien House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Terhune-Gardner House (approx. 1.1 miles away); George Washington Kneeling in Prayer (approx. 1.2 miles away); Naugle House (approx. 1 miles away); Jewish War Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.6 miles away); Dunkerhook Road (approx. 1.6 miles away); Stephen T. Zabriskie House (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Paramus.
 
Regarding Tower and Water Wheel of Easton Gardens. This building is mistakenly called the Red Mill or Old Red Mill by many locals. It is on the the site of the original Red Mill, but this was built later and is known variously as Arcola Tower or Easton Tower.
 
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Restoration of Arcola Tower and Water Wheel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Doran Howitt, February 16, 2013
2. Restoration of Arcola Tower and Water Wheel Marker
Restoration of Arcola Tower and Water Wheel On Land Given to the County by the Blauvelt-Demarest Foundation, Inc. And Clyde A. Bogert and his Wife Cornelia H. Bogert
Dedicated October 7, 1967 Bergen County Park Commission
Board of Chosen Freeholders Park Commissioners
Tablet is on north side of tower, missed by many visitor because the footpath goes along the south side.
 About the relationship between Arcola (Easton) tower and the Red Mill. (Submitted on February 16, 2013, by Doran Howitt of Fair Lawn, New Jersey.)
 
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Arcola (Easton) Tower image. Click for full size.
By Doran Howitt, February 16, 2013
3. Arcola (Easton) Tower
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 16, 2013, by Doran Howitt of Fair Lawn, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 443 times since then and 82 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 16, 2013, by Doran Howitt of Fair Lawn, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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