Sunday, November 9, 2014

Pequannock Township Museum/Pompton Plains Train Station, Evans and Jackson Aves., Pompton Plains, NJ

The Pompton Plains Train station, serving as the museum for the Township of Pequannock built in 1872 standing proud on the corner of Evans and Jackson Aves. in Pompton Plains, NJ flying the Benington Flag in the mid-fall of 2014

Sunday, November 2, 2014

Fairfield Dutch Reformed Church, Fairfield, NJ

Grave Marker of a Civil War Soldier

This brownstone meeting house built in 1804 by the resident Dutch population is an example of early 19th century Georgian architecutre. This church was the first parish in western Essex County (the parish dates to 1720). Serving as a social, cultural and educational hub, the church has historical prominence and was registered as both a state and national historic site.

Joseph C. Baldwin
Residence was not listed;
Enlisted on 8/11/1862 as a Sergeant.
On 8/11/1862 he mustered into "K" Co.  NJ 11th Infantry
He was Killed on 5/12/1864 at Spotsylvania Court House, VA

* 2nd Lieut 1/18/1863 (As of Co. F)
* 1st Lieut 8/26/1863 (Not Mustered)

Intra Regimental Company Transfers:
* 3/16/1863 from company K to company F
* 4/16/1864 from company F to company E

Two Bridges, Lincoln Park, Wayne and Fairfield, NJ

Two Bridges are two bridges at the confluence of the Pompton and Passaic Rivers connecting Wayne, Lincoln Park and Fairfield which are in Passaic, Morris and Essex counties, respectively.

Saturday, November 1, 2014

South Mountain, Eagle Rock Reservation, West Orange, NJ

Manhattan from South Mountain

Newark from South Mountain

NJ 9/11 Memorial with Manhattan

Eagle Rock Reservation is a large park in West Orange, NJ on South Mountain with excellent views of Manhattan and Newark, NJ

Verona Park, Verona, NJ

Verona Lake Bridge

Mother goose brooding over her gosslings

Dam on the Peckman River forming Verona Lake
Verona Park in Verona, NJ is a beautiful park complete with recreational facilities and most importantly, Verona Lake, formed by damming the Peckman River. The resulting Verona Lake is the centerpiece of the park.

View from Sheraton Crossroads in Mahwah, NJ

A view from the 12th floor of the Sheraton Crossroads very close to the state line with Suffern, NY in Mahwah, NJ on October 31st, 2014

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Pompton Lake and Terhune Memorial Park in Wayne, NJ

Terhune Memorial Park

Pompton Lake

Swans on Pompton Lake

View from Terhune Memorial Park

Bridge connecting Wayne and Pompton Lakes, NJ

Ornate house in Pompton Lakes from Wayne, NJ

Views of Pompton Lake from Wayne, NJ