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

Site of Old Block House

 
 
Site of Old Block House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, July 26, 2010
1. Site of Old Block House Marker
Inscription.
Site of
Old Block House
Used As A
Fort And Indian Trading Post
Built About 1697
By Omey Ackerson
First Business Building
In The
Pascack Valley
Marker Placed By
Wampum Mill Chapter D.A.R.
1950

 
Erected 1950 by Wampum Mill Chapter D.A.R.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 41° 2.226′ N, 74° 2.449′ W. Marker is in Park Ridge, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker is at the intersection of Pascack Road and Mill Lane, on the right when traveling north on Pascack Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Park Ridge NJ 07656, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ackerson Homestead (a few steps from this marker); Pascack Historical Society Museum (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pascack Reformed Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Octagon House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Wortendyke Dutch Barn (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Dutch of Bergen County
Site of Old Block House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, July 26, 2010
2. Site of Old Block House Marker
(approx. 0.6 miles away); Between Two Brooks – The Wortendyke Barn (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Wortendykes (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Park Ridge.
 
Also see . . .  Reflections on a Heritage. (Submitted on July 27, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraForts, CastlesNative AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 694 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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