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Nutley in Essex County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Vreeland House

 
 
Vreeland House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 24, 2010
1. Vreeland House Marker
Inscription. This building constructed about 1702, present home of Woman’s Club, was occupied during the Revolution by British sympathizers; confiscated for that reason, it was acquired by Captain Speer, Patriot soldier.
 
Erected 1935 by Nutley Chapter New Jersey Society, Sons of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Sons of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 40° 49.121′ N, 74° 9.465′ W. Marker is in Nutley, New Jersey, in Essex County. Marker is at the intersection of Chestnut Street and Vincent Place, on the right when traveling west on Chestnut Street. Click for map. Marker is located on the house, to the right of the front door. Marker is at or near this postal address: 216 Chestnut Street, Nutley NJ 07110, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John F. Kennedy (within shouting distance of this marker); Nutley Revolutionary Soldiers (approx. 0.2 miles away); Kingsland Manor (approx. one mile away); Frederick House (approx. 1.3 miles away); River Road School (approx. 1.3 miles
Nutley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 24, 2010
2. Nutley Marker
This Dutch Colonial House is the oldest surviving house in constant use in Nutley. Today it is the headquarters of the Woman's Club of Nutley. The marker can be seen to the right of the front door.
away); a different marker also named River Road School (approx. 1.3 miles away); Operations Desert Storm and Iraqi Freedom (approx. 1.8 miles away); Lyndhurst War Memorial (approx. 1.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Nutley.
 
Also see . . .  History of the Vreeland House from the Nutley Historical Society website. (Submitted on July 24, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsWar, US Revolutionary
 
216 Chestnut Street image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 24, 2010
3. 216 Chestnut Street
This house was built in 1702 by Abran VanGieson, a Tory. His property was confiscated after the Revolutionary War and purchased by American Captain John Speer. Speer later sold it to John Vreeland and the house remained in the Vreeland family until the 1900's.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,249 times since then and 125 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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