Street Address
199 Totowa Road
Wayne, NJ 07470
Mailing Address
199 Totowa Road
Wayne, NJ 07470
Hours
Office Hours
Wednesday - Friday9 AM - 4 PM
Sunday, Saturday10 AM - 4 PM
Tour Hours:
Last tour - 3:30 p.m
Wednesday - Friday1 PM - 4 PM
Sunday, Saturday10 AM - 12 PM & 1 PM - 4 PM
Reservations are required for School Group Tours
Admissions
$1.00 for all visitors 10 years of age and over.
Free for all visitors under 10 years of age
Staff

Description

The Dey Mansion, a superb example of Georgian architecture, achieved national recognition as General George Washington’s revolutionary war headquarters in the Preakness Valley and is considered to be the “Jewel of the Passaic County Park’s Department”.

The Dey Mansion, a meeting place for several revolutionary war organizations and reenactment groups dedicated to recreating the military life of the events at the Dey Mansion. The Museum is no longer host to the Erskine Militia. The Museum does host the New Jersey Militia/Heards Brigade.

The Dey Mansion is also the meeting place for such important and prestigious organizations as the Daughters of the American Revolution, the Sons of the American Revolution, the Children of the American Revolution and Colonel Pawling’s Independent Corps Levies.

History

The Dey Mansion built in 1740 was used as George Washington's Headquarters for 3 months during the Revolutionary War. Furnished with 18th century antiques is currently a museum that holds re-enactments and events during them year.