“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Passaic

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;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Passaic County, NJ (126) Bergen County, NJ (397) Essex County, NJ (146) Morris County, NJ (367) Sussex County, NJ (81) Orange County, NY (474) Rockland County, NY (253)  PassaicCounty(126) Passaic County (126)  BergenCounty(397) Bergen County (397)  EssexCounty(146) Essex County (146)  MorrisCounty(367) Morris County (367)  SussexCounty(81) Sussex County (81)  OrangeCountyNew York(474) Orange County (474)  RocklandCounty(253) Rockland County (253)
Passaic, New Jersey and Vicinity
    Passaic County (126)
    Bergen County (397)
    Essex County (146)
    Morris County (367)
    Sussex County (81)
    Orange County, New York (474)
    Rockland County, New York (253)
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1New Jersey (Passaic County), Passaic — Acquackanonk Bridge
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
2New Jersey (Passaic County), Passaic — Acquacknonk Bridge
. . . — Map (db m39728) HM
3New Jersey (Passaic County), Passaic — Daughters of the American Revolution
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
4New Jersey (Passaic County), Passaic — General John J. Pershing
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, 1938 — Map (db m7044) HM
5New Jersey (Passaic County), Passaic — George Washington
[ 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
6New Jersey (Passaic County), Passaic — Henry Garritse
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
7New Jersey (Passaic County), Passaic — Nassau Hall Academy
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
8New Jersey (Passaic County), Passaic — Post Grave Monument
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
9New Jersey (Passaic County), Passaic — Soldiers and Sailors Monument
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
10New Jersey (Passaic County), Passaic — The Blanchard House
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. 1930 — Map (db m7045) HM
11New Jersey (Passaic County), Passaic — The Land Upon Which We Pray
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
12New Jersey (Passaic County), Passaic — Washington Tree
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. 1932 — Map (db m33534) HM
13New Jersey (Passaic County), Passaic — William Alexander – Lord Stirling1725 - 1783
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
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Dec. 2, 2020