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

Gen. Enoch Poor

 
 
Gen. Enoch Poor Marker (Restored) image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 31, 2013
1. Gen. Enoch Poor Marker (Restored)
Inscription.
Regarded by Washington
and Lafayette as a great
general. He died nearby in
1780 and lies buried in
the Reformed Churchyard.

 
Erected 1964 by State of New Jersey.
 
Location. 40° 52.745′ N, 74° 2.602′ W. Marker is in Hackensack, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker is at the intersection of Court St. and Church St., on the left when traveling east on Court St.. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hackensack NJ 07601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Brigadier General Enoch Poor (here, next to this marker); Bergen County Court House / Bergen County Old Jail (a few steps from this marker); The Huguenots (a few steps from this marker); Hackensack Soldier and Sailor Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Grave of Gen. Enoch Poor (within shouting distance of this marker); Historic First Reformed Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of the Court-House & Jail (within shouting distance of this marker); Archibald Campbell Family Monument (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hackensack.
 
Also see . . .  General Enoch Poor
Gen. Enoch Poor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 30, 2008
2. Gen. Enoch Poor Marker
. (Submitted on April 1, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. Notable PersonsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Marker in Hackensack image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 30, 2008
3. Marker in Hackensack
The Gen. Enoch Poor marker is located in Hackensack, across the street from the Bergen County Courthouse, seen in the background.
Gen. Enoch Poor Markers image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 31, 2013
4. Gen. Enoch Poor Markers
Two markers for Gen. Poor can be seen here, including the restored blue marker.
Gen. Poor Statue image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 30, 2008
5. Gen. Poor Statue
The "Gen. Enoch Poor" marker is on the reverse side of the monument.
Closeup of Gen. Poor Statue image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 30, 2008
6. Closeup of Gen. Poor Statue
While he still holds the handle in his right hand, Gen. Poor's sword disappeared years ago.
Dutch Reformed Church image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 30, 2008
7. Dutch Reformed Church
Gen. Poor is buried in the churchyard of this church, located just east of the statue.
Grave of Gen. Enoch Poor image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 30, 2008
8. Grave of Gen. Enoch Poor
Gen. Poor's grave in the Dutch Reformed churchyard. The marker can be seen on the monument in the background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 1, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,517 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on January 31, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   2. submitted on April 1, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   3. submitted on May 31, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   4. submitted on January 31, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on April 1, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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