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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Passaic County, New Jersey

 
Clickable Map of Passaic County, New Jersey and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Passaic County, NJ (140) Bergen County, NJ (425) Essex County, NJ (155) Morris County, NJ (392) Sussex County, NJ (91) Orange County, NY (520) Rockland County, NY (267)  PassaicCounty(140) Passaic County (140)  BergenCounty(425) Bergen County (425)  EssexCounty(155) Essex County (155)  MorrisCounty(392) Morris County (392)  SussexCounty(91) Sussex County (91)  OrangeCountyNew York(520) Orange County (520)  RocklandCounty(267) Rockland County (267)
Paterson is the county seat for Passaic County
Adjacent to Passaic County, New Jersey
      Bergen County (425)  
      Essex County (155)  
      Morris County (392)  
      Sussex County (91)  
      Orange County, New York (520)  
      Rockland County, New York (267)  
 
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1New Jersey, Passaic County, Bloomingdale — Bloomingdale September 11, 2001 Memorial
On Main Street (County Route 511) near Leary Avenue, on the right when traveling east.
Forever in Our Hearts Remembering the Victims of September 11, 2001 Gone But Will Never Be Forgotten Dedicated this 11th Day of September 2013 in the Borough of BloomingdaleMap (db m191180) HM
2New Jersey, Passaic County, Bloomingdale — Federal Hill Historic Site
On Union Avenue, on the right when traveling east.
The site of the Revolutionary War era Pompton Mutiny which occurred in the cold harsh winter of 1781. It was in the eastern valley overlooking Bloomingdale that an encampment of weary troops mutinied. Consequently, their two ringleaders were . . . Map (db m12332) HM
3New Jersey, Passaic County, Bloomingdale — Korean War
On Main Street (County Route 511) near Reeve Avenue, on the right when traveling east.
Korean War 1950 1955 Special tribute to those who gave their lives Frank E. Dicker Jr. Henry C. Worman Roy J DeNike Jr.Map (db m191179) HM
4New Jersey, Passaic County, Bloomingdale — Vietnam War
On Main Street (County Route 511) at Reeve Avenue, on the right when traveling east on Main Street.
Vietnam War   1959   1975Map (db m191178) WM
5New Jersey, Passaic County, Borough of Woodland Park — Washington’s Lookout~ Great Notch ~
On Rifle Camp Road, on the right when traveling north.
On October 23, 1780, the light infantry was stationed here. The hill on the east side of the Notch was used by Washington as a lookout from which to observe the movement of his troops.Map (db m166027) HM
6New Jersey, Passaic County, Clifton — Frederick House
On Alwood Road (County Route 602), on the right when traveling east.
The oldest building in Acquackanonk can be found in center of this house, probably constructed in 1705.Map (db m43109) HM
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7New Jersey, Passaic County, Clifton — Morris Canal1824         1924
On Route 3, on the right when traveling east.
Morris Canal National Registered Landmark Morris Canal Crossed Here → ← Passaic CountyMap (db m40199) HM
8New Jersey, Passaic County, Clifton — The Morris Canal
Near Broad St..
This waterway, conceived in the 1820's, linked Pennsylvania's coal fields, New Jersey's iron industry and New York's commercial markets. For 100 years it flowed between the Delaware and Hudson Rivers. Gloria J. Kolodziej, Mayor, City of Clifton . . . Map (db m64208) HM
9New Jersey, Passaic County, Great Notch — Great Notch
On Rifle Camp Road at Old Rifle Camp Road, on the right when traveling north on Rifle Camp Road.
Used by Washington as a lookout while quartered at the Dey House, October, 1780. Major Parr’s Rifle Corps camped in ravine.Map (db m166028) HM
10New Jersey, Passaic County, Haledon — American Labor MuseumBotto House National Landmark
On Norwood Street.
1913 Sunday Rallies-As many as 20,000 silk workers used Haledon’s Botto House as a focal point for rallies during a seven month strike. The second floor balcony served as a speaker’s platform for famous leaders of America & Europe. Gift of Terry . . . Map (db m94679) HM
11New Jersey, Passaic County, Haledon — In Memoriam - U.S.S. Maine, Destroyed in Havana Harbor — February 15th 1898 —
Near Barbor Street.
Presented to the Board of Education by the Honorable Ex-Mayor of the Borough of Haledon, Mr. William Turner 1931Map (db m125719) WM
12New Jersey, Passaic County, Haledon — The Botto HouseWomen’s Heritage Trail — Maria Botto —
On Norwood Street.
The Botto House was the focal point for striking workers during the Paterson Silk Strike of 1913. Eva Botto (standing in this photo) daughter of Pietro and Maria Botto, and a striking silk mill worker, appears with a friend (seated left) and labor . . . Map (db m94678) HM
13New Jersey, Passaic County, Hawthorne — Hawthorne Korea – Vietnam Monument
On Lafayette Avenue at Warburton Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Lafayette Avenue.
May We Learn From Those Who Died For Peace That Life Is Worth Far More Than Most Of Us Take Time To Realize. *   Korea   * Gordon N. Ripatranzone • Russell Van Natta • Peter J. Schuil • Theodore Van Natta • Bernard Van Raay *   Vietnam . . . Map (db m38474) WM
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14New Jersey, Passaic County, Hawthorne — Hawthorne World War I Monument
On Lafayette Avenue at Warburton Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Lafayette Avenue.
Honor Roll Borough Of Hawthorne 1917 World War 1919 Herbert V. Anderson • Frank M. Ackerson • Oliver W. Alyea • Lambert W. Atsma • David Ardell • Archie Aprile • Pierno Aprile • Clarence M. Berry • John Roy Benjamin • Edward Barlow • Peter . . . Map (db m32424) HM
15New Jersey, Passaic County, Hawthorne — Hawthorne World War II Monument
On Lafayette Avenue at Warburton Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Lafayette Avenue.
They Suffered, Bled, And Gave Their Lives To Preserve Our Freedom. Our Debt Of Gratitude Must Forever Remain In Our Hearts World War II James L. Mastrogiovanni • Alfred W. Bohny • Michael Campanell • Joseph T. Duffy • James Edgar • Allison . . . Map (db m32423) HM
16New Jersey, Passaic County, Hawthorne — Site of John George Ryerson House
Near Goffle Road (County Route 659) north of Macfarlen Avenue, on the left when traveling south.
. . . Map (db m43307) HM
17New Jersey, Passaic County, Jefferson Township — Morris County
On Berkshire Valley Road (County Route 699).
Founded 1739. George Washington and Continental Army encamped here 1777 and 1779-1780. Major iron-producing center in the nation during 19th century.Map (db m166029) HM
18New Jersey, Passaic County, Little Falls — Little Falls Veterans Monument
On Main Street (County Route 631) at 1st Avenue, on the left when traveling west on Main Street.
[ front ] A Tribute To The Men And Women Of Little Falls Who Gave The Full Measure Of Devotion To Their Country In The World War Killed In Action Henry Buikema Died In The Service Austin Loran James Storey Moon . . . Map (db m32415) HM
19New Jersey, Passaic County, Little Falls — Woods Road
On Woods Road, on the right when traveling north.
Created 1780 by Revolutionary War troops of General Lafayette, while manning outposts to watch British troop movements. New Jersey Historical Society Donated by Lewis MontesanoMap (db m36149) HM
20New Jersey, Passaic County, Newfoundland — Newfoundland World War I Monument
On Green Pond Road (County Route 513) at Paterson Hamburg Turnpike (New Jersey Route 23), on the left when traveling north on Green Pond Road.
Dedicated in Honor of the Men of Newfoundland Who Served in the World War 1917 — 1919 Died in Service Whitney Bowles · Fowler Hoyt · Ernest Rhinesmith · J. Elmore Terwilliger — Archie E. Angle · Raymond E. Angle · Emil E. . . . Map (db m141508) HM
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21New Jersey, Passaic County, Oak Ridge — George Chamberlain House
On Dover-Milton Road at Milton Road, on the right when traveling east on Dover-Milton Road.
George Chamberlain House circa 1874 Has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m111751) HM
22New Jersey, Passaic County, Oak Ridge — Oak Ridge World War Monument
On Oak Ridge Road (County Route 699), on the right when traveling south.
In honor of the men of Oak Ridge who went forth at the call of their country to serve in the World War 1917 – 1919 --------------- Ernest Angle George Beatty George Buntzen Charles S. Coursen David Cole Holbart Cole Frank Davenport . . . Map (db m35066) HM
23New Jersey, Passaic County, Oak Ridge, Jefferson Township — Bicentennial Veterans MemorialJefferson Township
On Weldon Road at Camp Alexander Road, on the left when traveling north on Weldon Road.
. . . Map (db m111685) WM
24New Jersey, Passaic County, Oak Ridge, Jefferson Township — Remembrance
On Weldon Road at Camp Alexander Road, on the left when traveling north on Weldon Road.
Remembrance Our Jefferson Township War Veterans Who Made The Supreme Sacrifice 1969 Lake Hopatcong Businessmen’s Association ( left plaque ) Dedicated To The Memory Of The Men And Women Of Jefferson Township Who Gave Their . . . Map (db m111749) WM
25New Jersey, Passaic County, Oak Ridge, Jefferson Township — Roll of Honor
On Weldon Road at Camp Alexander Road, on the left when traveling north on Weldon Road.
1914   World War   1918 This Tablet Dedicated In Honor Of Our Brethren who Served Our Country During The Late War Roll Of Honor Oscar A. Beam · Charles W. Beardsley · Horace Chamberlain · George C. Coates · John N. Davenport · John P. . . . Map (db m111667) WM
26New Jersey, Passaic County, Oak Ridge, Jefferson Township — Township of Jefferson Veterans Monument
On Weldon Road at Camp Alexander Road, on the left when traveling north on Weldon Road.
. . . Map (db m111684) WM
27New Jersey, Passaic County, Oak Ridge, Jefferson Township — WTC Artifact #K-0010
On Weldon Road at Camp Alexander Road, on the left when traveling north on Weldon Road.
K-0010 is a column from the parking substructure area of the World Trade Center. These columns came from under WTC bldg. 6. K-0010 has remnants of red and blue paint, signifying the levels within the parking structure for the WTC Complex. The . . . Map (db m111666) HM
28New Jersey, Passaic County, Passaic — Acquackanonk Bridge
On Gregory Avenue at River Drive, on the right when traveling east on Gregory Avenue.
American troops, encamped between the Hackensack and Passaic Rivers, were ordered by Washington, Nov. 21, 1776, to cross the Passaic here. After burning the bridge, they marched across Jersey. The Blanchard House often was used as a headquarters.Map (db m33516) HM
29New Jersey, Passaic County, Passaic — Acquacknonk Bridge
On Main Avenue at Prospect Street, on the right when traveling north on Main Avenue.
. . . Map (db m39728) HM
30New Jersey, Passaic County, Passaic — Daughters of the American Revolution
Near River Drive, on the left when traveling north.
To keep in perpetual remembrance the names of the real Daughters of the American Revolution buried here Rachel Benson • Lena Brower • Maria Egbertse • Peggy Garrison •Elizabeth Hoffer • Margaret Kenter • Mary Kinsey • Jane Mead • Annie Montanie • . . . Map (db m36164) HM
31New Jersey, Passaic County, Passaic — General John J. Pershing
On River Dr, on the left when traveling north.
Erected by Passaic City Post No. 504 V.F.W. To honor General John J. Pershing who stood here May 30, 1924 to review and address the World War veterans Dedicated November 11, 1938Map (db m7044) HM
32New Jersey, Passaic County, Passaic — George Washington
Near River Drive, on the left when traveling north.
[ Side One: ] A tribute of honor to George Washington and his army, and a memorial to the spirit that founded and preserved the Republic. [ Side Two: ] Washington Unique in character Blameless in private life and public office Champion of . . . Map (db m33530) HM
33New Jersey, Passaic County, Passaic — Henry Garritse
Near River Drive, on the left when traveling north.
This tablet marks the grave of Henry Garritse who died July 13, 1805, aged 84. A revolutionary patriot, member of the Committee of Correspondence, Provincial Congress, and first member of the legislature from Acquackanonk. Claverack Chapter . . . Map (db m36155) HM
34New Jersey, Passaic County, Passaic — Nassau Hall Academy
Near River Drive, on the left when traveling north.
This stone marks the site of the old district school of Acquackanonk dating from 1693 to 1870 also known as Nassau Hall Academy (then two stories in height) where boys prepared for Princeton College many of them becoming well known ministers, . . . Map (db m36161) HM
35New Jersey, Passaic County, Passaic — Post Grave Monument
Near River Drive, on the left when traveling north.
These two tombstones stood at the heads of the graves about 75 feet northwest of this spot. The bolt and shaft bearing were taken from the old gristmill at John Halmagh Post’s birthplace, Sloughter Dam, now 472 River Road, Garfield, New Jersey. . . . Map (db m36152) HM
36New Jersey, Passaic County, Passaic — Soldiers and Sailors Monument
Near River Drive, on the left when traveling north.
In memory of the Minute Men of 1776 and the soldiers and sailors of the Revolutionary War and especially of Captain John H. Post who lies buried here and whose destruction of Acquacknonk Bridge saved General Washington’s army from capture in its . . . Map (db m36151) HM
37New Jersey, Passaic County, Passaic — The Blanchard House
On River Dr, on the left when traveling north.
Washington’s Headquarters Nov. 21, 1776 was situated about one hundred feet west of this tablet. The entrance to the old Revolutionary Bridge was nearly opposite this spot. Reset by the Acquackanock Landing Chapter D.A.R. 1930Map (db m7045) HM
38New Jersey, Passaic County, Passaic — The Land Upon Which We Pray
Near River Drive, on the left when traveling north.
This property granted for church purposes by the Lord Proprietors of East Jersey 294 years ago, in the year 1682. Provision was made in the grant for a triangle or “gore” for the church. The first church building, “Old . . . Map (db m36162) HM
39New Jersey, Passaic County, Passaic — Washington Tree
Near River Drive, on the left when traveling north.
Under the parent of this tree Washington first took command of the American Army July 3rd 1775. Planted by the Aquackanonk Landing Chapter D.A.R. 1932Map (db m33534) HM
40New Jersey, Passaic County, Passaic — William Alexander – Lord Stirling1725 - 1783
On Gregory Avenue at River Drive, on the left when traveling east on Gregory Avenue.
To Honor William Alexander – Lord Stirling 1725 – 1783 American Patriot – Friend of Washington Lord Stirling crossed Acquackanonk Bridge with eight regiments of New Jersey Militia, November 14, 1776. Set up headquarters at . . . Map (db m33521) HM
41New Jersey, Passaic County, Paterson — “Lou’s On First”
On Ellison Street at Cianci Street, on the left when traveling east on Ellison Street.
     Lou Costello 1906     *     1959Map (db m49865) HM
42New Jersey, Passaic County, Paterson — “The Dublin Spring Water Boy”
On New Jersey Route 19 at Marshall Street, on the right when traveling north on State Route 19.
This monument was sculpted by Gaetano Federici in 1931. It was originally located at the southwest corner of Mill Street and Oliver Street to commemorate the Dublin Spring used by the Irish-American community during the 1800’s. It was moved to it’s . . . Map (db m43157) HM
43New Jersey, Passaic County, Paterson — Abraham Godwin
On E Park Drive at East Side Park Road, on the right when traveling north on E Park Drive.
In memory of Abraham Godwin Pioneer of Paterson • Patriot • Soldier Captain of Marines in The War of the Revolution Born November 23, 1724 Died in the service of his country February 7, 1777 Buried at Fishkill New York Placed by the Captain . . . Map (db m33139) HM
44New Jersey, Passaic County, Paterson — Alexander Hamilton
On Maple Street just south of Liberty Street, on the left when traveling south.
Founder of the First City of Innovation PatersonMap (db m145897) HM
45New Jersey, Passaic County, Paterson — Captain Eric M. Graupe
On McBride Avenue, on the right when traveling north.
Always on guard that no infringement on the rights of veterans be commited, he has earned for himself the title of Mister Veteran of the City of Paterson, N.J. Dedicated Nov. 8, 1964 by the Paterson Veteran's Council. Harry B. Haines, Hon. . . . Map (db m20017) HM
46New Jersey, Passaic County, Paterson — Christopher Columbus Monument
On Cianci Street at Curtis Place, on the right when traveling north on Cianci Street.
Columbus This memorial pioneers in initiating and symbolizing a national movement for the Americanization of Columbus Day in the United States. Thousands of Patersonians of all racial origins by their voluntary contributions made possible this . . . Map (db m49871) HM
47New Jersey, Passaic County, Paterson — Curie
On East Side Park Road, on the right when traveling west.
In Memoriam Charles Curie 1842   -----   1910 A model citizen A patriotic soldier A loyal friend A good man and -----   true   ----- A tribute from the citizens of Paterson • 1913Map (db m33325) HM
48New Jersey, Passaic County, Paterson — Federici Park
On Cianci Street at Curtis Place, on the right when traveling north on Cianci Street.
Named in honor of Gaetano Federici, 1880 – 1964, Paterson’s famous Italian-American sculptor. He was able to capture the hearts and spirit of our city and its people in his world famous works. The moving of his Christopher Columbus statue to . . . Map (db m49872) HM
49New Jersey, Passaic County, Paterson — Garret Mountain Reservation
On Park Road, 1 mile north of Weasledrift Road, on the right when traveling north.
This park is significant for its association with the American Parks Movement and the Olmsted Brothers Firm. The Passaic County Park Commission acquired most of the property in 1927. It was designed by the Olmsted Brothers firm and completed by the . . . Map (db m194011) HM
50New Jersey, Passaic County, Paterson — Great Falls Hydroelectric StationDedicated June 29, 1987
Near McBride Ave. at Wayne Ave..
Developed in response to the need to increase our national energy supplies and lessen our dependence on imported oil. With deep appreciation for the cooperation and commitment of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and the U.S. Department . . . Map (db m64188) HM
51New Jersey, Passaic County, Paterson — Great Falls of Paterson on the Passaic
On McBride Avenue at Spruce Street, on the left when traveling east on McBride Avenue.
has been designated a Registered Natural Landmark Under the provisions of the Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935 this site possesses exceptional value in illustrating the natural history of the United States U.S. Department of the Interior . . . Map (db m43143) HM
52New Jersey, Passaic County, Paterson — Great Falls of the Passaic/S.U.M. Historic District
On McBride Avenue at Spruce Street, on the left when traveling east on McBride Avenue.
. . . Map (db m43144) HM
53New Jersey, Passaic County, Paterson — Great Falls Raceway and Power SystemNational Historic Civil and Mechanical Engineering Landmark
Near Spruce St..
Alexander Hamilton, with great vision, prompted the incorporation of the "society for establishing usefull [sic] manufactures" in 1791 to start America's economic and industrial independence. Pierre Charles L'Enfant, engineer and planner of the . . . Map (db m64189) HM
54New Jersey, Passaic County, Paterson — Harry B. Haines Memorial Park
On McBride Avenue at Spruce Street, on the left when traveling east on McBride Avenue.
Dedicated to the long time editor and publisher of the Morning/Evening News Harry B. Haines (1882 – 1972) who fought successfully to bring historic recognition to Paterson’s Great Falls as the Cradle of Industrialization in the Western . . . Map (db m43384) HM
55New Jersey, Passaic County, Paterson — Hinchliffe Stadium
On Maple Street south of Liberty Street, on the left when traveling south.
Home of the N.Y. Black Yankees • N.Y. Cubans Larry Doby State Football Champion Paterson Eastside H.S. First African American in the American League MLB Hall of Famer Paterson Great . . . Map (db m145899) HM
56New Jersey, Passaic County, Paterson — In Memory Of Robert Dix Benson
On Park Road, 1 mile north of Weasledrift Road, on the right when traveling north.
In Memory of Robert Dix Benson First President of The Passaic County Park Commission Preliminary Board 1925-1927 Permanent Board 1927-1931 A tribute to life long interest in public parks and his efforts toward the establishment of a . . . Map (db m194026) HM
57New Jersey, Passaic County, Paterson — Ivanhoe Wheelhouse
On Spruce Street south of McBride Avenue, on the right when traveling south.
          This wheelhouse was built in 1865 to provide power for the Ivanhoe Paper Mill complex. The building housed in 87” Boyden turbine waterwheel capable of providing 200 horsepower.           The above photo from the early 1900’s . . . Map (db m43147) HM
58New Jersey, Passaic County, Paterson — Ivanhoe Wheelhouse(c. 1840)
On Spruce St.
This is the only remaining Ivanhoe Paper Company building of the ten that once occupied this site. The rear portion was added in 1865 to house a water-powered turbine engine.Map (db m64196) HM
59New Jersey, Passaic County, Paterson — John P. Holland’s First Submarine
On Front Street (County Route 666) at Wayne Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Front Street.
was launched in 1878, a one man craft with engine which after a series of trials was sunk in the Passaic River at this spot where she lay buried until raised in 1927 by a group of Paterson youths who presented her to the City of Paterson     October . . . Map (db m49864) HM
60New Jersey, Passaic County, Paterson — Lambert Tower
Near Park Road, 1 mile north of Weasledrift Road, on the right when traveling north.
This seventy-foot observatory tower was built by Catholina Lambert in 1896. Along with Lambert Castle, the structure was built reminiscent of castles in Great Britain where Lambert spent his childhood. After Lambert's death, the tower was open to . . . Map (db m194029) HM
61New Jersey, Passaic County, Paterson — Mary Ellen KramerGreat Falls Park
Near McBride Avenue, on the left when traveling east.
Some 190 million years ago (Mesozoic Era), fluid lava as high as a ten story building rolled in a single flow from fifty miles away and solidified in this region. The basaltic ridge formed by these flows explains the basic geological formation of . . . Map (db m140276) HM
62New Jersey, Passaic County, Paterson — Overlook ParkDedication:   April 18, 1964
On McBride Avenue at Spruce Street, on the left when traveling east on McBride Avenue.
Honorable Frank X. Graves, Jr. Mayor of Paterson --------------- Honorable Gordon Canfield Chairman, Mayor’s Citizen Committee Our salute to the memory of Alexander Hamilton whose vision and energy made Paterson the first industrial city in . . . Map (db m43148) HM
63New Jersey, Passaic County, Paterson — Passaic County Court House
On Court House Plaza at DeGrasse Street on Court House Plaza.
Built in 1904 on the former Roswell L. Colt estate, the Passaic County Court House was designed by New York Architect, Samuel Burrage Reed in the late Italian Renaissance Revival Style. The project was awarded through a public competition which was . . . Map (db m136722) HM
64New Jersey, Passaic County, Paterson — Passaic County Soldiers and Sailors Monument
On East Side Park Road at E Park Drive, on the left when traveling north on East Side Park Road.
To commemorate the services and record the names of her soldiers and sailors who gave their lives in the War for the Union. [ Left of Monument: ] Honor the Brave The War of 1861-1865 was waged successfully for the preservation of the Union as a . . . Map (db m33447) HM
65New Jersey, Passaic County, Paterson — Passaic Falls
On McBride Avenue, on the right when traveling north.
Alexander Hamilton envisioned the great potential power of these scenic falls for industrial development.Map (db m20018) HM
66New Jersey, Passaic County, Paterson — Pulaski
On E Park Drive at East Side Park Road, on the left when traveling north on E Park Drive.
In grateful memory of the American Revolutionary Hero and Patriot Brigadier – General Kazimierz Pulaski in the one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of his death on the battlefield This monument was erected by the Americans of Polish Descent . . . Map (db m33144) HM
67New Jersey, Passaic County, Paterson — Rogers Millwright Shop
Near Spruce St at Market St..
The Rogers Millwright Shop was built in 1869, partly with materials from its predecessor on the site, the Passaic Paper Mill. Millwright Shop built and maintained the machinery used in locomotive production. Originally built as almost a duplicate of . . . Map (db m64193) HM
68New Jersey, Passaic County, Paterson — Rogers Works
On Market Street.
Thomas Rogers, one of the most celebrated builders of railroad locomotives, built a plant on this site in 1832Map (db m60354) HM
69New Jersey, Passaic County, Paterson — Senator Frank R. Lautenberg Transportation Opportunity Center
On Spruce Street, on the left when traveling east.
This building was originally constructed in 1881 as the Frame Fitting Shop of the Rogers Locomotive Works. The Rogers Locomotive Works was one of America’s premier locomotive manufacturers in the latter half of the 19th Century and a dominant force . . . Map (db m43151) HM
70New Jersey, Passaic County, Paterson — Simeon Van Winkles1686 - 1775
On E 42nd Street, on the right when traveling north.
De Witte Huis (1715 – 1828) and Ford Paterson’s First Tanner This tablet marks the site of the last British raid into this area on May 18, 1779. Placed by the Capt. Abraham Goodwin Chapter, New Jersey Society, Sons of the American Revolution . . . Map (db m33128) HM
71New Jersey, Passaic County, Paterson — Site of the Passaic Paper Mill Flume
Near Spruce St.. at Market St..
The site now occupied by the Rogers Millwright Shop was once the home of Passaic Paper Mill. In this 1860's photo (looking north) the remains of the paper mill are on the extreme right. It was a stone mill built in 1837, and housed part of the . . . Map (db m64195) HM
72New Jersey, Passaic County, Paterson — The 1914 S.U.M. Great Falls Power Plant
Near McBride Avenue at Spruce Street, on the left when traveling east.
The Great Falls Power Plant has been generating electricity for nearly 100 years. The plant produces electricity from the energy of falling water. When the plant opened in 1914, its primary purpose was to supply electric power to Paterson’s mills. . . . Map (db m43177) HM
73New Jersey, Passaic County, Paterson — The Allied Textile Printing Site
On McBride Avenue at Spruce Street, on the left when traveling east on McBride Avenue.
The Allied Textile Printing (ATP) Site is a 7.5 acre portion of the Great Falls of Paterson/S.U.M. Historic District. Toward the end of the eighteenth century, the newly established United States sought to increase its economic as well as political . . . Map (db m43191) HM
74New Jersey, Passaic County, Paterson — The Allied Textile Printing Site
On Mill Street at Van Houten Street, on the right when traveling south on Mill Street.
The Allied Texile Printing (ATP) Site is a 7.5 acre portion of the Great Falls of Paterson/S.U.M. Historic District. Toward the end of the eighteenth century, the newly established United States sought to increase its economic as well as political . . . Map (db m44078) HM
75New Jersey, Passaic County, Paterson — The York Road
On Vreeland Avenue (County Route 651) at 20th Avenue, on the left when traveling north on Vreeland Avenue.
Traveled by General George Washington and the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War from the Dey Mansion at Preakness to the Acquackanonk Landing on Passaic River July   -   October   -   November •   1780  • Placed by . . . Map (db m166030) HM
76New Jersey, Passaic County, Pompton Lakes — Bartholf HomesteadCirca 1700
On Broadway at Fairview Place, on the right when traveling east on Broadway.
Revolutionary Quarters American Officers Tablet by Museum Dept. Pompton Lakes Woman’s Club July 4, 1963Map (db m62859) HM
77New Jersey, Passaic County, Pompton Lakes — Battleship Maine
On Hamburg Turnpike at Wanaque Avenue, on the left when traveling east on Hamburg Turnpike.
Here where in March 1782 stood Washington’s Headquarters Federal Rock Council No. 164 Jr. O. U. A. M. have placed this relic of the Battleship Maine in memory of their fellow countrymen who lost their lives in Havana Harbor Feby. 15, 1898 ‘Amor . . . Map (db m40545) HM
78New Jersey, Passaic County, Pompton Lakes — Christ Episcopal Church
On Ramapo Avenue at Passaic Avenue, on the right when traveling south on Ramapo Avenue.
The Church was built in 1903 and rebuilt after a fire in 1904. The church is constructed of pink Pompton granite with a castellated tower and a slate roof. The facade consists of a multi-gabled apse at the south west corner and pointed arch stained . . . Map (db m190229) HM
79New Jersey, Passaic County, Pompton Lakes — Doctor's Island
On Mathes Avenue south of Riverview Road, on the right when traveling north.
This Mathes Ave. location, known locally as Doctor's Island, is the remains of a dump site from the Ludlum Steel Works, who operated the Pompton Furnace in 1860. The site contains refractory brick fragments used as furnace crucible liners during . . . Map (db m190750) HM
80New Jersey, Passaic County, Pompton Lakes — Emanuel Einstein Memorial Library
On Wanaque Avenue.
Built and dedicated n 1912 by Fannie Friedman Einstein in memory of her husband. Incorporated as the Free Public Library of Pompton Lakes in 1953; declared a local historic landmark in 1994; an example of English Tudor Revival Style.Map (db m94667) HM
81New Jersey, Passaic County, Pompton Lakes — Pompton Furnace
On Hamburg Turnpike at Hemlock Road, on the right when traveling north on Hamburg Turnpike.
The sandstone abutment and raceway located on the north side of Hemlock Road are the remnants of the furnace and ironworks that supplied cannonballs to the Continental Army in 1776-1777. Was an active source of supplies during the War of 1812 and . . . Map (db m190747) HM
82New Jersey, Passaic County, Pompton Lakes — Pompton Lakes High SchoolBuilt 1932
On Lakeside Avenue.
The initial structure is an excellent example of a Colonial Revival building from the New Deal era. The school initially received students from Oakland, Wayne and Midland Park as well as Pompton Lakes. Declared a local historic landmark 2001Map (db m94674) HM
83New Jersey, Passaic County, Pompton Lakes — Pompton Lakes Post Office
On Lakeside Avenue.
Built 1937 by Sherman Construction, Passaic N.J. Designed by Louis A. Simons supervising architect for the Dept. of the Treasury 1933-1939. A cast stone portrait of Benjamin Franklin by artist Sterling Calder is in the lobby. An excellent of example . . . Map (db m94673) HM
84New Jersey, Passaic County, Pompton Lakes — Pompton Lakes School
On Lenox Avenue east of Wanaque Avenue.
Lenox School built in 1918 is a good example of the stripped classicism construction favored during this period. The separate entrances on each side of the front door identify the original entrances for "girls” and "boys”. An addition was . . . Map (db m190664) HM
85New Jersey, Passaic County, Pompton Lakes — Pompton Lakes Train StationBuilt 1927
On Wanaque Avenue at Cannonball Road, on the left when traveling south on Wanaque Avenue.
Replaced the original train station which was situated on the north side of the tracks. The New York, Susquehanna and Western lines which passed through Pompton Lakes came from Jersey City and went to Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania and Middletown, New . . . Map (db m40538) HM
86New Jersey, Passaic County, Pompton Lakes — Pompton Lakes World War I Memorial1917             1919
On Hamburg Turnpike at Wanaque Avenue, on the left when traveling east on Hamburg Turnpike.
In honor of the men who served in the Army or Navy of the United States of America in the World WarMap (db m40546) HM
87New Jersey, Passaic County, Pompton Lakes — Pompton Lakes World War II & Korean War Memorial
On Hamburg Turnpike at Wanaque Avenue, on the left when traveling east on Hamburg Turnpike.
Dedicated to the men and women of the Borough of Pompton Lakes who devotedly served their country in World War II and the Korean WarMap (db m40548) WM
88New Jersey, Passaic County, Pompton Lakes — Pompton Reformed Church
On Paterson-Hamburg Turnpike at Ringwood Avenue on Paterson-Hamburg Turnpike.
Oldest existing church in Pompton Lakes founded 1812. Built and dedicated 1814 on land donated by Martin Ryerson, owner of The Pompton Ironworks. Noted author Albert Payson Therhune ((1872-1942) was a long time member of the congregation. Declared a . . . Map (db m94664) HM
89New Jersey, Passaic County, Pompton Lakes — Revolutionary Soldiers MonumentPompton Reformed Church
On Paterson-Hamburg Turnpike at Ringwood Avenue on Paterson-Hamburg Turnpike.
In memory of all the Revolutionary Soldiers buried in the adjoining cemetery. Inscribed are the names of those known to be buried here. John Beam • David Board • James Board • Capt. Joseph Board • Robert Colfax • David D. Hennion • Capt. John P, . . . Map (db m94666) WM
90New Jersey, Passaic County, Pompton Lakes — The Bartholf Homestead
On Broadway at Fairview Place, on the right when traveling east on Broadway.
Used as a campsite during the Revolution. Captain Crynes Bartholf of the Bergen Militia led a unit called “Bartholf’s Rangers”. Original structure built 1697 on land deeded to the Bartholf family by the English Crown. Center section . . . Map (db m62884) HM
91New Jersey, Passaic County, Pompton Lakes — The Schuyler House
On Perrin Avenue south of Orchard Street, on the right when traveling north.
Built in 1715. This house has been altered from its original Dutch Colonial appearance. It is 2 stories in height, 3 bays wide with a full rubblestone basement visible at the side elevation. It has a mansard roof with arched dormers and 2 chimneys. . . . Map (db m190231) HM
92New Jersey, Passaic County, Pompton Lakes — Van Ness House
On Riverdale Boulevard near Riverdale Road, on the left when traveling north.
Built in 1790. the house remained in the Van Ness family, one of the original families to settle in the area, until 1921. The wing to the south of the main block was at one time a milk house or outdoor kitchen. one of the best examples of an 18th . . . Map (db m190742) HM
93New Jersey, Passaic County, Pompton Lakes — Washington’s Headquarters
On Hamburg Turnpike at Wanaque Avenue, on the left when traveling east on Hamburg Turnpike.
Since Pompton was on the main route North, the Conti- nental army camped here often. Washington quartered at the Schuyler House, July 12, 1777, and visited Col- onel Van Cortlandt here, March 28, 1782.Map (db m166032) HM
94New Jersey, Passaic County, Ringwood — Marine Chevaux De Frise
On Margaret King Avenue at Boro Parkway, on the right when traveling west on Margaret King Avenue.
Designed By Robert Erskine, Surveyor General To George Washington, in Ringwood, July 1776 These 12 sided devices were chained together across the Hudson and Delaware Rivers to thwart British shipping. Designed in war, this monument is . . . Map (db m97676) WM
95New Jersey, Passaic County, Ringwood — Ringwood Manor
Near Manor Road, on the left when traveling north.
has been designated a Registered National Historic Landmark Under the provisions of the Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935 this site possesses exceptional value in commemorating and illustrating the history of the United States U.S. . . . Map (db m40542) HM
96New Jersey, Passaic County, Ringwood — Ringwood Manor Forges
On Sloatsburg Road at Convent Road, on the left when traveling north on Sloatsburg Road.
. . . Map (db m40528) HM
97New Jersey, Passaic County, Ringwood — Ringwood Manor Iron ComplexNational Historical Mechanical Engineering Landmark
On Manor Road, on the right when traveling north.
Ringwood Manor Iron Complex (1740-1931) was an important element in the early development of the iron industry in the United States. Among its leaders were the Ogdens, Peter Hasenclever, Robert Erskine – F.R.S., Martin Ryerson, Peter Cooper, . . . Map (db m40551) HM
98New Jersey, Passaic County, Ringwood — Ringwood Veterans Memorial
On Margaret King Avenue at Boro Parkway, on the right when traveling west on Margaret King Avenue.
In Memory Of Our Departed Comrades Who Served Honorably In The Armed Forces Of Our Beloved Country Dedicated by Ringwood Skylands V.F.W. Post 10154     1977Map (db m97675) WM
99New Jersey, Passaic County, Ringwood — Robert Erskine“The Forgotten General”
On Chicken House Road, on the left when traveling south.
Born   1735   in Scotland Died   1780   at Ringwood Friend in need for Washington Geographer and Surveyer General for the American Army in the Revolutionary War A true and faithful Christian patriot Erected by the New Jersey Society of the S.A.R. . . . Map (db m43139) HM
100New Jersey, Passaic County, Ringwood — Robert Erskine F.R.S.
On Chicken House Road, on the left when traveling south.
. . . Map (db m43140) HM

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