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Wayne in Passaic County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Kipp – Nellis Farm

 
 
Kipp – Nellis Farm Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 27, 2013
1. Kipp – Nellis Farm Marker
Inscription.
This land was part of the
Kipp – Nellis Farm
Settled in 1723 by Cornelius and Eva Berdan Kipp.
The farm served the Preakness Valley area for 250 years.

The farmhouse, located across Nellis Drive, was built circa 1840 by Nicholas and Sophia Berry Kipp. The Kipp family cemetery is located across Valley Road.

Jacob and Ella Louise Ostrum Nellis bought the farm from Isaac Blaine in 1903. The high school, town hall, and library are now located on the Nellis Farm.

Descendants of Joseph & Kathryn MacDonald Nellis and Bird & Clara Louise Nellis Berdan placed this marker to commemorate the 150th anniversary of Wayne Township, April 12, 1997.
 
Erected 1997.
 
Location. 40° 55.702′ N, 74° 13.882′ W. Marker is in Wayne, New Jersey, in Passaic County. Marker is at the intersection of Valley Road and Nellis Drive, on the right when traveling south on Valley Road. Click for map. Marker is located in front of the Wayne Public Library. Marker is at or near this postal address: 461 Valley Road, Wayne NJ 07470, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Wayne Township (here, next to this marker); Samuel Van Saun House
Kipp – Nellis Farm Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 27, 2013
2. Kipp – Nellis Farm Marker
(approx. half a mile away); Van Saun House (approx. half a mile away); Colonel Theunis Dey (approx. 0.9 miles away); Washington Headquarters (approx. 0.9 miles away but has been reported missing); a different marker also named Washington Headquarters (approx. 0.9 miles away); Headquarters of General George Washington (approx. 0.9 miles away but has been reported missing); Dey Mansion (approx. 0.9 miles away but has been reported missing). Click for a list of all markers in Wayne.
 
More about this marker. A picture of the Kipp – Nellis Farmhouse appears on the marker.
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
Marker at the Wayne Public Library image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 27, 2013
3. Marker at the Wayne Public Library
The Kipp – Nellis Farm marker is seen here to the left of the library front door.
Kipp – Nellis Farm Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 27, 2013
4. Kipp – Nellis Farm Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 210 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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