“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Paterson, 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;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Passaic County, NJ (139) Bergen County, NJ (420) Essex County, NJ (152) Morris County, NJ (391) Sussex County, NJ (84) Orange County, NY (513) Rockland County, NY (263)  PassaicCounty(139) Passaic County (139)  BergenCounty(420) Bergen County (420)  EssexCounty(152) Essex County (152)  MorrisCounty(391) Morris County (391)  SussexCounty(84) Sussex County (84)  OrangeCountyNew York(513) Orange County (513)  RocklandCounty(263) Rockland County (263)
Paterson is the county seat for Passaic County
Paterson is in Passaic County
      Passaic County (139)  
      Bergen County (420)  
      Essex County (152)  
      Morris County (391)  
      Sussex County (84)  
      Orange County, New York (513)  
      Rockland County, New York (263)  
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1New Jersey (Passaic County), Paterson — “Lou’s On First”
     Lou Costello 1906     *     1959Map (db m49865) HM
2New Jersey (Passaic County), Paterson — “The Dublin Spring Water Boy”
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
3New Jersey (Passaic County), Paterson — Abraham Godwin
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
4New Jersey (Passaic County), Paterson — Alexander Hamilton
Founder of the First City of Innovation PatersonMap (db m145897) HM
5New Jersey (Passaic County), Paterson — Captain Eric M. Graupe
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
6New Jersey (Passaic County), Paterson — Christopher Columbus Monument
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
7New Jersey (Passaic County), Paterson — Curie
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
8New Jersey (Passaic County), Paterson — Federici Park
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
9New Jersey (Passaic County), Paterson — Garret Mountain Reservation
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
10New Jersey (Passaic County), Paterson — Great Falls Hydroelectric StationDedicated June 29, 1987
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
11New Jersey (Passaic County), Paterson — Great Falls of Paterson on the Passaic
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
12New Jersey (Passaic County), Paterson — Great Falls of the Passaic/S.U.M. Historic District
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13New Jersey (Passaic County), Paterson — Great Falls Raceway and Power SystemNational Historic Civil and Mechanical Engineering Landmark
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
14New Jersey (Passaic County), Paterson — Harry B. Haines Memorial Park
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
15New Jersey (Passaic County), Paterson — Hinchliffe Stadium
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
16New Jersey (Passaic County), Paterson — In Memory Of Robert Dix Benson
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
17New Jersey (Passaic County), Paterson — Ivanhoe Wheelhouse
          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
18New Jersey (Passaic County), Paterson — Ivanhoe Wheelhouse(c. 1840)
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
19New Jersey (Passaic County), Paterson — John P. Holland’s First Submarine
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
20New Jersey (Passaic County), Paterson — Lambert Tower
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
21New Jersey (Passaic County), Paterson — Mary Ellen KramerGreat Falls Park
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
22New Jersey (Passaic County), Paterson — Overlook ParkDedication:   April 18, 1964
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
23New Jersey (Passaic County), Paterson — Passaic County Court House
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
24New Jersey (Passaic County), Paterson — Passaic County Soldiers and Sailors Monument
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
25New Jersey (Passaic County), Paterson — Passaic Falls
Alexander Hamilton envisioned the great potential power of these scenic falls for industrial development.Map (db m20018) HM
26New Jersey (Passaic County), Paterson — Pulaski
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
27New Jersey (Passaic County), Paterson — Rogers Millwright Shop
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
28New Jersey (Passaic County), Paterson — Rogers Works
Thomas Rogers, one of the most celebrated builders of railroad locomotives, built a plant on this site in 1832Map (db m60354) HM
29New Jersey (Passaic County), Paterson — Senator Frank R. Lautenberg Transportation Opportunity Center
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
30New Jersey (Passaic County), Paterson — Simeon Van Winkles1686 - 1775
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
31New Jersey (Passaic County), Paterson — Site of the Passaic Paper Mill Flume
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
32New Jersey (Passaic County), Paterson — The 1914 S.U.M. Great Falls Power Plant
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
33New Jersey (Passaic County), Paterson — The Allied Textile Printing Site
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
34New Jersey (Passaic County), Paterson — The Allied Textile Printing Site
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
35New Jersey (Passaic County), Paterson — The York Road
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
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Jun. 30, 2022