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River Edge in Bergen County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Old Demarest House

 
 
Old Demarest House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 3, 2012
1. Old Demarest House Marker
The date that the house was erected (in 1678) has been covered up on the marker, possibly because it was incorrect.
Inscription.
Erected       at
New Milford.
Removed to this site 1955
by
Hiram B. D. Blauvelt
President
Demarest Memorial Foundation

 
Erected 1955 by Daughters of the American Revolution – David Demarest Chapter.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 40° 54.786′ N, 74° 1.868′ W. Marker is in River Edge, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker is on Old New Bridge Avenue, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is located at Historic New Bridge Landing. Marker is in this post office area: River Edge NJ 07661, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Historic New Bridge Landing (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Historic New Bridge Landing (within shouting distance of this marker); The (Von) Steuben House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Zabriskie House (within shouting distance of this marker); New Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); New Bridge Landing
Old Demarest House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 3, 2012
2. Old Demarest House Marker
The marker is seen here on the house, between the door and the window.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Camp Kitchen (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named New Bridge (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line). Click for a list of all markers in River Edge.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Old Demarest House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 3, 2012
3. Old Demarest House
Old Demarest House at Historic New Bridge Landing image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 3, 2012
4. Old Demarest House at Historic New Bridge Landing
General George Washington and the Continental Army passed this spot in November of 1776 during their retreat across New Jersey.
Main Room of the Old Demarest House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 13, 2012
5. Main Room of the Old Demarest House
Inside the Old Demarest House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 13, 2012
6. Inside the Old Demarest House
George Washington slept in this bed when he headquartered in this area in 1780.
Reenactors at the Old Demarest House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 13, 2012
7. Reenactors at the Old Demarest House
The American forces march past the Old Demarest House during the War of Outposts.
British Troops at the Old Demarest House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 13, 2012
8. British Troops at the Old Demarest House
Old Demarest House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 23, 2014
9. Old Demarest House
An 18th century reenactor demonstrates knitting in the Old Demarest House.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 440 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   9. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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