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Pompton Lakes, New Jersey Historical Markers

 
Bartholf Homestead Marker image, Touch for more information
By Bill Coughlin, January 27, 2013
Bartholf Homestead Marker
New Jersey (Passaic County), Pompton Lakes — Bartholf HomesteadCirca 1700
Revolutionary Quarters American Officers Tablet by Museum Dept. Pompton Lakes Woman’s Club July 4, 1963 — Map (db m62859) HM
New Jersey (Passaic County), Pompton Lakes — Battleship Maine
Here where in March 1782 stood Washington’s Headquarters Federal Rock Council No. 164 Jr. O. U. A. M. have placed this relic of the Battleship Maine in memory of their fellow countrymen who lost their lives in Havana Harbor Feby. 15, 1898 ‘Amor . . . — Map (db m40545) HM
New Jersey (Passaic County), Pompton Lakes — Emanuel Einstein Memorial Library
Built and dedicated n 1912 by Fannie Friedman Einstein in memory of her husband. Incorporated as the Free Public Library of Pompton Lakes in 1953; declared a local historic landmark in 1994; an example of English Tudor Revival Style. — Map (db m94667) HM
New Jersey (Passaic County), Pompton Lakes — Pompton Lakes High SchoolBuilt 1932
The initial structure is an excellent example of a Colonial Revival building from the New Deal era. The school initially received students from Oakland, Wayne and Midland Park as well as Pompton Lakes.

Declared a local historic landmark 2001 — Map (db m94674) HM

New Jersey (Passaic County), Pompton Lakes — Pompton Lakes Post Office
Built 1937 by Sherman Construction, Passaic N.J. Designed by Louis A. Simons supervising architect for the Dept. of the Treasury 1933-1939. A cast stone portrait of Benjamin Franklin by artist Sterling Calder is in the lobby. An excellent of example . . . — Map (db m94673) HM
New Jersey (Passaic County), Pompton Lakes — Pompton Lakes Train StationBuilt 1927
Replaced the original train station which was situated on the north side of the tracks. The New York, Susquehanna and Western lines which passed through Pompton Lakes came from Jersey City and went to Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania and Middletown, New . . . — Map (db m40538) HM
New Jersey (Passaic County), Pompton Lakes — Pompton Lakes World War I Memorial1917             1919
In honor of the men who served in the Army or Navy of the United States of America in the World War — Map (db m40546) HM
New Jersey (Passaic County), Pompton Lakes — Pompton Lakes World War II & Korean War Memorial
Dedicated to the men and women of the Borough of Pompton Lakes who devotedly served their country in World War II and the Korean War — Map (db m40548) WM
New Jersey (Passaic County), Pompton Lakes — Pompton Reformed Church
Oldest existing church in Pompton Lakes founded 1812. Built and dedicated 1814 on land donated by Martin Ryerson, owner of The Pompton Ironworks. Noted author Albert Payson Therhune ((1872-1942) was a long time member of the congregation. Declared a . . . — Map (db m94664) HM
New Jersey (Passaic County), Pompton Lakes — Revolutionary Soldiers MonumentPompton Reformed Church
In memory of all the Revolutionary Soldiers buried in the adjoining cemetery. Inscribed are the names of those known to be buried here.

John Beam • David Board • James Board • Capt. Joseph Board • Robert Colfax • David D. Hennion • Capt. John . . . — Map (db m94666) WM

New Jersey (Passaic County), Pompton Lakes — The Bartholf Homestead
Used as a campsite during the Revolution. Captain Crynes Bartholf of the Bergen Militia led a unit called “Bartholf’s Rangers”. Original structure built 1697 on land deeded to the Bartholf family by the English Crown. Center section . . . — Map (db m62884) HM
New Jersey (Passaic County), Pompton Lakes — Washington’s Headquarters
Since Pompton was on the main route North, the Conti- nental army camped here often. Washington quartered at the Schuyler House, July 12, 1777, and visited Col- onel Van Cortlandt here, March 28, 1782. — Map (db m41535) HM

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