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Montclair in Essex County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Lafayette Headquarters

 
 
Lafayette Headquarters Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 3, 2008
1. Lafayette Headquarters Marker
Inscription. This stone was the doorstep of the house occupied by Lafayette as headquarters.

Eagle Rock Chapter D.A.R.
1938

 
Erected 1938 by Eagle Rock Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 40° 50.315′ N, 74° 12.446′ W. Marker is in Montclair, New Jersey, in Essex County. Marker is on Valley Road (County Route 621), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 551 Valley Road, Montclair NJ 07043, 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’s Temporary Headquarters (approx. 1½ miles away); 647 Bloomfield Avenue (approx. 1.7 miles away); Cranetown (approx. 1.7 miles away); First Primary School (approx. 1.8 miles away); Hampton House (approx. 1.8 miles away); 45 Church Street Plaza (approx. 1.8 miles away); The Crane Building (approx. 1.8 miles away); Madison Building (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Montclair.
 
Also see . . .  The Marquis de Lafayette. American Revolution.
Marker on Valley Road image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 3, 2008
2. Marker on Valley Road
This stone doorstep came from a house which once stood nearby, and in which the Marquis de Lafayette used as a headquarters in 1780.
(Submitted on May 3, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Notable PersonsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Marker and Flagpole image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 3, 2008
3. Marker and Flagpole
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 3, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,171 times since then and 58 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 3, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Christopher Busta-Peck was the editor who published this page.
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