Washington Township in Bergen County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Oldest house in Washington Township, built by Nicholas Zabriskie about 1750. Wings added after 1770 and second story frame raised above original native sandstone in 1812. Tradition says house was an Underground Railway depot for escaping slaves before Civil War. Theodore Roosevelt is said to have been a frequent visitor between 1915 and 1917.
V.F.W. Ladies Auxillary Post 6192
Erected 1989 by Bergen County Historical Society. (Marker Number 59.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the New Jersey, Bergen County Historical Society marker series.
Location. 40° 58.915′ N, 74° 3.916′ W. Marker is in Washington Township, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker is on Ridgewood Road east of Pascack Road, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Township of Washington NJ 07676, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Garret Durie House (approx. 1.4 miles away); Old Paramus Reformed Church (approx. 1.4 miles away); Near this House of God (approx. 1.4 miles Westervelt-Demarest House (approx. 1.5 miles away); Schoolhouse Museum (approx. 1.5 miles away); Paramus Veterans Monument (approx. 1.6 miles away); Site of Bogertís Mill (approx. 1.7 miles away); Jacob J. Zabriskie House (approx. 1.7 miles away).
Also see . . . Bergen County Historical Society. (Submitted on June 26, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Categories. • Notable Buildings • War, US Civil •
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