Franklin Lakes, New Jersey Revolutionary War Sites
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REVOLUTIONARY WAR SITES IN FRANKLIN LAKES, NEW JERSEY

Franklin Lakes NJ Historic Sites
FRANKLIN AVENUE
Revolutionary War - Franklin Avenue
Franklin Lakes NJ in the Revolutionary War

Franklin Avenue
Historic Marker is in front of 777 Franklin Ave.
Map / Directions to Franklin Avenue Marker

A historic marker on Franklin Avenue explains its historic significance: It was surveyed during the Revolutionary War by General Washington's mapmaker Robert Erskine. Franklin Lakes was once part of Franklin Township, which was named for the last British Royal Governor of New Jersey William Franklin. [1] William Franklin was the son of Benjamin Franklin.

Source Notes:

1. ^ Bergen County Historical Society historic marker

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