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Hackensack in Bergen County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

John I. Hopper House

 
 
John I. Hopper House Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, March 30, 2008
1. John I. Hopper House Marker
Inscription. Built in 1818, by John I. Hopper in old “Polifly”, this Federal style house stands on land purchased in 1694 by his great-grandfather Hendrick. The farm remained in the Hopper family for seven generations. Slaves lived in the kitchen wing on the north and in the south wing which was added later. The large frame section was completed in 1983. The Hopper farmhouse has been a restaurant since 1937.

Sponsored by Stony Hill Inn 1983
On National Register of Historic Places

 
Erected 1983 by Bergen County Historical Society. (Marker Number 80.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the New Jersey, Bergen County Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 40° 52.477′ N, 74° 3.615′ W. Marker is in Hackensack, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker is on Polifly Road, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 231 Polifly Road, Hackensack NJ 07601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Varick Memorial African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church (approx. 0.8 miles away); Slavery (approx. 0.9 miles away); Armenian Genocide (approx. 0.9 miles away); Comfort Women (approx. 0.9 miles away); Holocaust (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Great Hunger (approx. 0.9 miles away); Archibald Campbell’s Tavern (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Green (approx. 0.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Hackensack.
Marker at the Stony Hill Inn Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, March 30, 2008
2. Marker at the Stony Hill Inn
The John I. Hopper House still serves as a resturant.

 
Also see . . .  Bergen County Historical Society Historic Site Markers. (Submitted on April 3, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Washington's Retreat Route Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, March 30, 2008
3. Washington's Retreat Route Marker
In 1776, Gen. George Washington and the Continential Army passed the Hopper House on their retreat across New Jersey. There is a Retreat Route marker next to the marker for the John I. Hopper House.
 

 
Credits. This page originally submitted on April 3, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 2,144 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 3, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Christopher Busta-Peck was the editor who published this page.
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