Historical Places Post-1920

  1. Armory, ArmoryPark & Cenotaph
  2. Downtown Passaic
  3. Main & Van Houten Avenues
  4. New Montauk Theatre

Armory, ArmoryPark and Cenotaph - 1940The Armory Building served Passaic, and its now defunct, National Guard Unit, from the mid-twenties until the mid-60s, went it was demolished to make way for Route 21. The Cenotaph monument in the park, was dedicated on May 30, 1924 (see Pershing photo (JPG)) as a memorial to those Passaic individuals who made the supreme sacrifice for their country in The Great World War (World War I).

Today, the Cenotaph is a memorial to all who served and gave their all, in all wars, for their town and country.