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

Terhune-Gardner House

 
 
Terhune-Gardner House Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Herrick, May 6, 2009
1. Terhune-Gardner House Marker
Inscription. Pre-Revolutionary homestead of David Terhune (1713-1792), weaver and patriot official who served as Freeholder from New Barbadoes Township 1779 to 1785; and of his son, John D. Terhune, a Freeholder in 1787. Farm raided by British four times during Revolutionary War. From 1807 the country estate of Thomas T. Gardner, gentleman, of New York City, who erected large north wing about 1808. owned by the Gardner family until 1907.
 
Erected by Bergen County Historical Society. (Marker Number 37.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the New Jersey, Bergen County Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 40° 56.434′ N, 74° 5.55′ W. Marker is in Paramus, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker is at the intersection of Paramus Road and Century Road, on the right when traveling north on Paramus Road. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 218 Paramus Road, Paramus NJ 07652, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. George Washington Kneeling in Prayer (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Terhune-Van Dien House (approx. half a mile away); Naugle House
Terhune-Gardner House Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, November 29, 2009
2. Terhune-Gardner House Marker
The Terhune-Gardner House can be seen in the photo behind the marker.
(approx. half a mile away); Dunkerhook Road (approx. half a mile away); Stephen T. Zabriskie House (approx. mile away); Tower and Water Wheel of Easton Gardens (approx. 1.1 miles away); Red Mill – Paramus (approx. 1.1 miles away); Rutan-Terhune-Bidwell House (approx. 1.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Paramus.
 
More about this marker. This house is private property. Please do not block the driveway, disturb the occupants, or trespass onto the property.
 
Categories. Colonial EraWar, US Revolutionary
 
Marker on Paramus Road Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, November 29, 2009
3. Marker on Paramus Road
Terhune-Gardner House Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Herrick, May 6, 2009
4. Terhune-Gardner House
Terhune-Gardner House Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Herrick, May 6, 2009
5. Terhune-Gardner House
Terhune-Gardner House Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Herrick, May 6, 2009
6. Terhune-Gardner House
 
 
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