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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Paterson
Paterson, 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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| Lou Costello 1906 * 1959 — — Map (db m49865) HM|
| 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|
|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|
Founder of the
First City of Innovation
Paterson — — Map (db m145897) HM|
|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|
|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|
|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 • 1913 — — Map (db m33325) HM|
| 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|
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|
|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|
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|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|
| 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|
Home of the N.Y. Black Yankees • N.Y. Cubans
State Football Champion Paterson Eastside H.S.
First African American in the American League
MLB Hall of Famer
Paterson Great . . . — — Map (db m145899) HM|
| 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|
|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|
|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|
| 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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|Alexander Hamilton envisioned the great potential power of these scenic falls for industrial development. — — Map (db m20018) HM|
|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|
|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|
|Thomas Rogers, one of the most celebrated builders of railroad locomotives, built a plant on this site in 1832 — — Map (db m60354) HM|
|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|
|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|
|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|
| 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|
| 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|
|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|
|Traveled by General George Washington and the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War from the Dey Mansion at Preskness to the Acquackanonk Landing on Passaic River July - October - November • 1780 • Placed by . . . — — Map (db m33126) HM|