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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Oakland, New Jersey

 
Clickable Map of Bergen 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 Bergen County, NJ (409) Essex County, NJ (148) Hudson County, NJ (77) Passaic County, NJ (128) Bronx County, NY (60) New York County, NY (1584) Rockland County, NY (258) Westchester County, NY (199)  BergenCounty(409) Bergen County (409)  EssexCounty(148) Essex County (148)  HudsonCounty(77) Hudson County (77)  PassaicCounty(128) Passaic County (128)  BronxCountyNew York(60) Bronx County (60)  NewYorkCounty(1584) New York County (1584)  RocklandCounty(258) Rockland County (258)  WestchesterCounty(199) Westchester County (199)
Oakland is in Bergen County
      Bergen County (409)  
      Essex County (148)  
      Hudson County (77)  
      Passaic County (128)  
      Bronx County, New York (60)  
      New York County, New York (1584)  
      Rockland County, New York (258)  
      Westchester County, New York (199)  
 
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1New Jersey (Bergen County), Oakland — CPL Patrick E. "Pat" LawlorU.S. Army — 3/17/1949-5/30/1970 —
Lawlor Drive named 9/7/1977 A man whose actions spoke louder than words and is greatly missed today. Pat played baseball at the rec complex where he enjoyed the competition and Oakland’s camaraderie. His pitching enabled the first Indian Hills . . . Map (db m150371) HM WM
2New Jersey (Bergen County), Oakland — Dahlgren Gun
Designed and built by Lt. John Dahlgren at the Naval Gun Factory, Washington, D.C., year 1850. A nine inch gun weighing approximately 9,000 lbs., capable of shooting a projectile of 150 lbs. Used throughout the Civil War by the North and for some . . . Map (db m40965) HM
3New Jersey (Bergen County), Oakland — 94 — Hendrick Van Allen House
This Dutch Colonial house was built by Hendrick Van Allen before the Revolutionary War on a farm that consisted of over two-hundred acres. General George Washington used this house as his Headquarters on July 14-15, 1777, when he moved his troops . . . Map (db m12336) HM
4New Jersey (Bergen County), Oakland — Hendrik Van Allen House
Located on Ramapo Valley Road key military highway for troops and supply units during the Revolutionary War this building served as General George Washington's headquarters on July 14, 1777 and as the Bergen County Court House in 1778 – 1779.Map (db m12335) HM
5New Jersey (Bergen County), Oakland — 95 — Jacobus S. Demarest House
Built about 1789 by Jacobus S. Demarest, the frame wing was added later. Demarest served in the Revolutionary War. Over the years his farm grew to 180 acres. In 1835 his son, Daniel J. Demarest, inherited the farmhouse. In 1863 it passed to his . . . Map (db m12401) HM
6New Jersey (Bergen County), Oakland — OaklandIncorporated 1902
The Lenni Lenape Indians deeded the first land to Dutch colonist Arent Schuyler in 1695. It was then called Yaupough. The “Valley Road” was an important supply artery of the American Revolution. On July 14, 1777, General George . . . Map (db m12896) HM
 
 
Jan. 20, 2022