Thursday, October 22, 2009


On 7/12/1777 and again on 7/25, Washington used this house in Wayne New Jersey as his Headquarters. He was the guest of Capt. William Mandeville.
The house has been modernized over time, so I have included photos from the side and rear so your imagination can see what it might have looked like.

At this time Washington was trying to determine where the British Army in New York would move, North to join Burgoyne or South to attack Philadelphia.

Eventually Schuyler Colfax was born here. He became Vice President for US Grant and also became very influential in the West. Colfax Blvd. in Denver is named for him.

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