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Wortendyke Homestead

 
 
Wortendyke Homestead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 18, 2010
1. Wortendyke Homestead Marker
Inscription. Frederick Wortendyke, Jr. built the original sandstone section of this farmhouse in the 1750ís. Located at “Pascack” on land purchased by his father in 1735, the tract included nearly a third of present-day Park Ridge. The homestead was enlarged before 1775 and was further expanded and remodeled over the years. It remained in the Wortendyke family until 1851.
 
Erected by Bergen County Historical Society. (Marker Number 41.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the New Jersey, Bergen County Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 41° 1.716′ N, 74° 2.756′ W. Marker is in Park Ridge, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker is at the intersection of Pascack Road and Lang Court, on the left when traveling north on Pascack Road. Click for map. The Wortendyke Homestead is located across the street from the Wortendyke Dutch Barn Museum. Marker is at or near this postal address: 12 Pascack Road, Park Ridge NJ 07656, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Wortendykes (within shouting distance of this marker); Between Two Brooks – The Wortendyke Barn (within shouting distance of this marker); The Dutch of Bergen County
Park Ridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 18, 2010
2. Park Ridge Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Wortendyke Dutch Barn (within shouting distance of this marker); Peter P. Post House (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pascack Reformed Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Atkins Glen (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Wortendyke Homestead (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Park Ridge.
 
Also see . . .  Bergen County Historical Society. (Submitted on April 18, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraNotable BuildingsSettlements & Settlers
 
Marker on Pascack Road image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 18, 2010
3. Marker on Pascack Road
Wortendyke House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 18, 2010
4. Wortendyke House
Wortendyke Barn image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 18, 2010
5. Wortendyke Barn
The Wortendyke Dutch Barn is located across the street from the Homestead marker.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 992 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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