Historical Markers and War Memorials in Fair Lawn, New Jersey
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Built about 1806 by Jacob Haring and purchased by Thomas Cadmus in 1816. He was a farmer who owned adjacent land and today the house is known by his name. There were many later owners and in the 1920s it became a commercial property. The two-room . . . — — Map (db m62967) HM
This plaque is dedicated to the millions who perished because of hate and intolerance, and the millions who gave their lives defending humanity in the war from 1939-1945. Those who forget history are bound to repeat it.
Presented to: The Borough . . . — — Map (db m63374) WM
WORLD WAR I
Harry Cappendycke - Army - Oct. 8, 1918
Daniel S. Yeomans - Army - Oct. 8, 1918
Charles Marshner - Army - Oct. 14, 1918
WORLD WAR II
Ellsworth Smith - Army - Sep. 9, 1942
William M. Cozine Jr. - Air Force - Feb. 6, 1943 . . . — — Map (db m63380) WM
Dedicated to the memory of the
men and women of Jewish faith
who gave their lives in the
service of their country.
Placed in their memory by the
Lt. James I. Platt Post No. 651
Jewish War Veterans
of the United States
August 19, . . . — — Map (db m63528) WM
Reflecting the need for additional river crossings as the area grew in the late 19th century, the contract for the original bridge was awarded in July 1890 to Riverside Bridge and Iron Works of Paterson, N.J. for $8,895. This original bridge was . . . — — Map (db m62435) HM
This colonial home was built in the 18th century by a Naugle. He was said to have been a paymaster in Layayette’s Light Division. The house served as a landmark on many Revolutionary War maps. It is believed that Lafayette visited here in 1824. . . . — — Map (db m63050) HM
Included in the New Jersey Register of Historic Places and National Register of Historic Places, Radburn achieved its special place in the realm of community planning and architecture as a forerunner in new town planning and cluster development. . . . — — Map (db m63527) HM
Radburn Station, located in the Borough of Fair Lawn, was built in 1930 and designed by the architect Clarence S. Stein. Stylistically, the building is significant since the station is a fine example of the Dutch Colonial Revival trend in . . . — — Map (db m62968) HM
One of the last farmsteads in Fair Lawn stood on this site. The house built by Henry A. Hopper in 1855 was razed for road improvement in 1989. He was a Sheriff and Freeholder of Bergen County and served in the State Legislature. In 1919 William M. . . . — — Map (db m63049) HM
On this site stood what was known as
"The Slave House"
Part of the Acker estate "Fair Lawn" from which the borough received its name. The "Slave House" was built much earlier than the 1865 Acker home and may have been used as a shelter for . . . — — Map (db m63295) HM
This piece of steel from the World Trade Center is in memory of those residents who perished that day and to the brave men and women who gave their lives to save so many others.
Their courage and love of our country will be a source of strength . . . — — Map (db m63391) WM