Washington's Temporary Headquarters

Washington's Temporary Headquarters (HM4OK)

Location: Montclair, NJ 07042 Essex County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 49.221', W 74° 13.267'

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This boulder which lay from time immemorial
on this site near the turn of the old road
marks the location of a house used by
General George Washington
as temporary headquarters
on October 26, 1780
while on march from Totowa now Paterson
to support Lafayette's expedition against
the enemy on Staten Island.

In commemoration of that event
this tablet is erected
by the Eagle Rock Chapter
Daughters of the American Revolution
and the
Montclair Chapter
Sons of the American Revolution
October 26, 1922

"Eternal Vigilance is the price of Liberty"
HM NumberHM4OK
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series, and the Sons of the American Revolution series.
Year Placed1922
Placed ByEagle Rock Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution and the Montclair Chapter Sons of the American Revolution
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 9:38am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 565683 N 4519106
Decimal Degrees40.82035000, -74.22111667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 49.221', W 74° 13.267'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 49' 13.26" N, 74° 13' 16.02" W
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Area Code(s)201, 973, 212
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 302 Claremont Ave, Montclair NJ 07042, US
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