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

Gravesite

 
 
Gravesite Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 23, 2008
1. Gravesite Marker
Inscription. Six soldiers of those killed in the Baylor Massacre were buried here in three abandoned tan vats. The vats were part of a small tan yard which existed here before the Revolution.
The gravesite was discovered in 1967 and the soldiers were re-interred here in 1972.
Placed by
David Demarest Chapter
Daughters of the American Revolution
1972

 
Erected 1972 by Daughters of the American Revolution, David Demarest Chapter.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 41° 0.764′ N, 74° 0.489′ W. Marker is in River Vale, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker is at the intersection of Red Oak Drive and Rivervale Road, on the right when traveling east on Red Oak Drive. Touch for map. Marker is on a walking trail in the Baylor Massacre Burial Site Park. Marker is in this post office area: Westwood NJ 07675, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Baylor Massacre Millstone (here, next to this marker); A Night of “Savage Cruelty” (within shouting distance of this marker); “The Baylor Massacre”
Marker in Baylor Massacre Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 23, 2008
2. Marker in Baylor Massacre Park
Six of the soldiers who were killed at the Baylor Massacre on September 28, 1778 are buried here.
(within shouting distance of this marker); The British General (within shouting distance of this marker); The Third Continental Light Dragoons (within shouting distance of this marker); The Price of Freedom: A Patriotís Grave (within shouting distance of this marker); Propaganda: The Mighty Pen (within shouting distance of this marker); 200 Years Later (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in River Vale.
 
Also see . . .
1. OVERKILL: Revolutionary War Reminiscences of River Vale. Bergen County Historical Society (Submitted on May 23, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. Bergen County Historical Society. (Submitted on May 23, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesMilitaryNotable PlacesWar, US Revolutionary
 
Baylor Massacre Burial Site image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 23, 2008
3. Baylor Massacre Burial Site
This park is located in River Vale, NJ at the intersection of Rivervale Road and Red Oak Drive.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 23, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,603 times since then and 54 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 23, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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