Lafayette Center Preservation Foundation

P.O. 702
Lafayette, NJ 07848
Phone: 973-383-5801

'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 NEWSLETTER: The Marquis Gazette - April 2015


Upcoming Events 2015

Lafayette Day

June 6, 2015
Lafayette Park

Please join the township at its first Lafayette Day. Individuals, organizations, or businesses interested in participating that day should contact Stephanie Pizzulo at 973-383-1817. Activities planned so far include, Miss Lafayette Contest, Bounce House, Pig races, Vendors, Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, Food, Games, plus many more activities to be added. The Antique Mill will also be hosting events.


Race your Duck on Lafayette Day,
June 6 at 2:00!

Register at the Ludlum-Mabee House on June 6 from 10-1:30

See the DUCK RACE FLYER! for more info!

Miss Lafayette Pageant – June 6, 2015
Ludlum/Mabee House

The Miss Lafayette Pageant will take place during Lafayette Day. Interested contestants should contact Joan Smith at 973-875-1447 or email for an application.

Friendly’s Fundraiser – June 11, 2015
Friendly’s of Newton, Sussex County Mall, Route 206
5:00 to 9:00 PM

Please join us at Friendly’s on June 11 from 5-9 PM. A portion of your pre-tax bill will be donated to the Ludlum/Mabee House Building Fund. Enjoy a night out and have a delicious meal and support the Lafayette Preservation at the same time. A win-win for both of us! Plus help us celebrate someone’s birthday – wonder who that is??? For more information, call 973-222-5816.

Please see the Event Calendar for more events!


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

See more Ghost Walk Photos!


Congratulations to Victoria Pizzulo, Miss Lafayette 2014!

More photos & info on Community page.