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

John Rutherfurd

 
 
John Rutherfurd Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 16, 2012
1. John Rutherfurd Marker
Inscription.
1760 1961
In honor of
John Rutherfurd
1760 – 1840
U.S. Senator from N.J.
1791 – 1798

American patriot and statesman
for whom this borough was named.
Part of his estate, Edgerston Manor,
so named after the family seat in
Scotland, lay within the present
Borough of Rutherford.

Erected by
the people of Rutherford
sponsored by
the John Rutherford Chapter
Daughters of the American Revolution
May 30, 1961

 
Erected 1961 by People of Rutherford and Daughters of the American Revolution - John Rutherford Chapter.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 40° 49.557′ N, 74° 6.499′ W. Marker is in Rutherford, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker is at the intersection of Park Avenue and Donaldson Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Park Avenue. Click for map. Marker is located in front of the Rutherford Borough Hall. Marker is at or near this postal address: 176 Park Avenue, Rutherford NJ 07070, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rutherford World War II Memorial (here, next to this marker); Gettysburg Address
John Rutherfurd Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 16, 2012
2. John Rutherfurd Marker
The marker is seen here to the left of the door to Borough Hall.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Rutherford Vietnam & Korea Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Rutherford Veterans of War (within shouting distance of this marker); United Spanish War Veterans (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S.S. Maine Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rutherford World War I Monument (about 300 feet away); The Passaic River (approx. 0.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Rutherford.
 
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Marker at Rutherford Borough Hall image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 16, 2012
3. Marker at Rutherford Borough Hall
Rutherford Borough Hall image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 16, 2012
4. Rutherford Borough Hall
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 394 times since then. 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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