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

Archibald – Vroom House

 
 
Archibald – Vroom House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 26, 2009
1. Archibald – Vroom House Marker
Inscription. Built about 1789 by John M. Archibald on a 26 acre farm. Later owned by Peter J. Hopper who started a small store in the 1830s, the first on the avenue. Victorian improvements were made in the 1880s. William L. Vroom, a noted physician, purchased the house in 1892 and established Ridgewoods first hospital in the adjacent frame wing. The old farmhouse has been expanded and remodeled over the years.

1984 in Register of National Historical Places
 
Erected 1984 by Sponsored by Arthur K. Augustensen, Jr. (Marker Number 107.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the New Jersey, Bergen County Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 40° 58.746′ N, 74° 6.967′ W. Marker is in Ridgewood, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker is on East Ridgewood Avenue 0.1 miles west of South Walnut Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ridgewood NJ 07450, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Abraham Godwin (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ridgewood Veterans Memorial (about 400 feet away); Ridgewood 9-11 Memorial
Archibald – Vroom House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 26, 2009
2. Archibald – Vroom House Marker
(about 600 feet away); Beech Street School (about 600 feet away); Historic Glen Avenue (approx. 0.8 miles away); Joseph H. Chapman Summer Residence (approx. 0.8 miles away); Hopper House (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Red Brick Schoolhouse (approx. 1.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Ridgewood.
 
More about this marker. The house is now the home of the Tea Tree Spa.
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 793 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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