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Washington Township in Bergen County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Seven Chimneys
 
Seven Chimneys Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, June 26, 2011
1. Seven Chimneys Marker
 
Inscription.
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.
Sponsored by
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 away); 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).
 
Seven Chimneys Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, June 26, 2011
2. Seven Chimneys Marker
 

 
Also see . . .  Bergen County Historical Society. (Submitted on June 26, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Marker on Ridgewood Road Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, June 26, 2011
3. Marker on Ridgewood Road
 
 
Seven Chimneys House Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, June 26, 2011
4. Seven Chimneys House
The house is located around the corner from the marker, at 25 Chimney Ridge Court.
 
 
Seven Chimneys Second Plaque Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, 25 Chimney
5. Seven Chimneys Second Plaque
An Historic Places plaque is seen here to the left of the doorway of the Seven Chimneys house.
 
 
Historic Places Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, June 26, 2011
6. Historic Places Marker
This property has been
placed on the
National Register
of Historic Places
by the United States
Department of the Interior
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on June 26, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 663 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on June 26, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
 
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