Lafayette Center Preservation Foundation

P.O. 702
Lafayette, NJ 07848
Phone: 973-222-5816

'Committed to the Preservation and Beautification of our Community'


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Lafayette, New Jersey is a small town comprised of approximately 12,000 acres with a population of approximately 2,300 located in Sussex County in the northwestern part of the state. This Foundation is dedicated to preserving the history and heritage of former and current residents.

Lafayette Center
Preservation Foundation

Joan Smith, President
Robert Cutler, Vice President
Barbara Cashen, Secretary/Treasurer

Marquis de LaFayette

Lafayette, NJ has the distinction of being the first town in the United States to be named after the Marquis.

Enjoy our Marquis Gazette Newsletters:

August 2015
April 2015


2017 Events

“Listen, Share and Learn”
The History of Lafayette

Join us for an afternoon of learning about the
wonderful, rich history of our town.

Sunday, March 5, 2017
From 2:00pm to 4:00pm
At the Ludlum-Mabee House

History Night Flyer

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(featuring Vera Bradley, Coach, Kate Spade, Michael Kors, Fossil, and more)

Is being presented by the
To Benefit the "Mabee House Building Fund"

Early Bird Drawing - Send in your Payment & Reservation by March 31st to be Eligible!

April 7, 2017
Doors Will Open at 6:00 PM

Lafayette Township Firehouse
126 Route 15, Lafayette, NJ


Click here for the Bingo Reservation EarlyBird Form

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More Events & Details on our Event Calendar!


Miss Lafayette 2016

Congratulations to Emma Cawley, Miss Lafayette 2016,
with the Marquis de Lafayette (Councilman, Rick Hughes).

See more on our Community page.


Lafayette Community Garden

Applications are now being accepted for the Community Garden. Each plot is a 6' x 10' raised bed filled with nutrient rich soil. The garden s located at the Lafayette Pond on Route 15 and will be fenced and gated.

The fee for each plot is $25. Detailed information is available on www.Lafayette


Photos from Past Events

The Ghost Walk was held the evening of October 18, 2014.

More photos & info on Community page.