Slave House

Slave House (HM1708)

Location: Fair Lawn, NJ 07410 Bergen County
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N 40° 56.175', W 74° 7.891'

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On this site stood what was known as
"The Slave House"
Part of the Acker estate "Fair Lawn" from which the borough received its name. The "Slave House" was built much earlier than the 1865 Acker home and may have been used as a shelter for runaway slaves during the civil war.
Presented to the Free Public Library by the
Fair Lawn Tercentenary Committee
John Gottlieb and Moe Kivowitz, Co-chairmen
Richard J. Vander Platt - Mayor
Fair Lawn 40th anniversary, 1924 - 1964
New Jersey Tercentenary, 1664 - 1964
HM NumberHM1708
Year Placed1964
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 18th, 2014 at 4:20am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 573111 N 4532043
Decimal Degrees40.93625000, -74.13151667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 56.175', W 74° 7.891'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 56' 10.50" N, 74° 7' 53.46" W
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Area Code(s)201, 973, 551
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 10-01 Fair Lawn Ave, Fair Lawn NJ 07410, US
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