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

Rosencrantz Cotton Mills

 
 
Rosencrantz Cotton Mills Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 5, 2011
1. Rosencrantz Cotton Mills Marker
Inscription. From the time that Elijah Rosencrantz bought the Hermitage in 1807 to the Civil War, mills on the nearby Hohokus Brook behind the building provided an income for the Rosencrantz family. This photograph (circa 1890) shows millworkers posing in front of one of the cotton mills.
 
Location. 41° 0.402′ N, 74° 7.061′ W. Marker is in Ho Ho Kus, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker can be reached from North Franklin Turnpike (County Route 507) near 335 North Franklin Turnpike, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is located at the Hermitage, south of the main house. Marker is in this post office area: Ho Ho Kus NJ 07423, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Victorian Tea Party (a few steps from this marker); Theodosia Bartow Prevost (a few steps from this marker); The Rosencrantz Heritage (within shouting distance of this marker); The “Bricks” (within shouting distance of this marker); The Hermitage (within shouting distance of this marker); Front Entrance (within shouting distance of this marker); Leisure Activities (within shouting distance of this marker); Well-House (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Ho Ho Kus.
 
More about this marker.
Rosencrantz Cotton Mills Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 5, 2011
2. Rosencrantz Cotton Mills Marker
The right side of the marker contains the 1890 photograph of millworkers mentioned in the test.
 
Also see . . .  The Rosencrantz Family and the Hermitage – 1807 - 1970. The Hermitage website. (Submitted on June 9, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
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Markers at the Hermitage image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 5, 2011
3. Markers at the Hermitage
Several markers are found at the Hermitage. The Rosencrantz Cotton Mills marker can be seen on the left in the photo.
The Hermitage image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 5, 2011
4. The Hermitage
The Rosencrantz Cotton Mills were located behind this house, a National Historic Landmark.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 359 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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