Camp Merritt

Booklets, Pamphlets and Brochures

Camp Merritt: The Camp Beautiful

Dedication of the Camp Merritt Memorial: May 30, 1924

History and General Information

Camp Merritt - Miscellaneous, from various sources

Remembering Camp Merritt - by John Spring, Bergen County Historical Society

Lest We Forget - by Guy W. Ferdon: November 6, 1925.

Newspaper Articles

September 7, 1917: New York Times - Big City for Army Begun in Jersey.

September 8, 1917: New York Times - Start Work on New Camps.

June 12, 1918: New York Times - $25,173,417 Spent on Army Hospitals.

August 6, 1918: New York Times - Army is Hampered by Absent Soldiers.

November 1, 1918: New York Times - "Good Luck, Sam," Coming.

November 10, 1918: New York Times - Gymnasium for Merritt.

November 10, 1918: New York Times - Merritt Eleven Beaten: Camp Devens Springs Surprise in Football Battle.

April 7, 1919: New York Times - 5,000 See Camp Merritt Minstrels.

April 26, 1919: New York Times - 7 Killed as Autos Crash at Merritt.

October 26, 1919: New York Times - To Give Up Camp Merritt: Returning Troops from Overseas will Be Sent to Dix.

January 24, 1920: New York Times - Camp Merritt Buildings Sold.

Februray 24, 1920: New York Times - Camp Merritt Site to be Clear July 1.

May 31, 1934: New York Times - Children at Camp Merritt.

April 5, 1935: New York Times - Offers Camp Merritt Park Bill.

April 8, 1967: Bergen Record - Camp Merritt Honored U.S. Officer.

April 19, 1967: Bergen Record - Last Stop for 578,566 Doughboys on the Way to War.

August 25, 1980: Bergen Record - Monument marks site of WWI camp.

November 3, 2004: Northern Valley Suburbanite - Camp Merritt ceremonies to mark 80th anniversary.

November 10, 2004: Northern Valley Suburbanite - County Celebrates WWI Monument.

March 12, 2008: Northern Valley Suburbanite - Recalling the Past of Camp Merritt: Army historian returns to old home and army base site.

June 11, 2009: Northern Valley Suburbanite - Historian discusses Camp Merritt's roots.