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Col. Richard Varick

 
 
Col. Richard Varick Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 31, 2013
1. Col. Richard Varick Marker
Inscription.
In memory of
Col. Richard Varick
formerly Mayor of the City of
New – York
and at the time of his decease
President of the American
Bible – Society
Born 25th March 1753
Died 30th July 1831
Aged 78 Yrs 4 Mos 5 Days

 
Location. 40° 52.77′ N, 74° 2.562′ W. Marker is in Hackensack, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Court Street and Moore Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is located in the cemetery behind the First Reformed Church. Marker is in this post office area: Hackensack NJ 07601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Archibald Campbell Family Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); First Reformed Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Grave of Gen. Enoch Poor (within shouting distance of this marker); Historic First Reformed Church (within shouting distance of this marker); The Huguenots (within shouting distance of this marker); Brigadier General Enoch Poor (within shouting distance of this marker); Gen. Enoch Poor (within shouting distance of this marker); Bank House (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Hackensack.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Revolutionary
 
Col. Richard Varick Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 31, 2013
2. Col. Richard Varick Marker
In the Revolutionary War, Richard Varick served as captain in the 1st New York Regiment, and later served under Generals Philip Schuyler, Benedict Arnold and George Washington.
Col. Richard Varick Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 31, 2013
3. Col. Richard Varick Marker
In addition to being Mayor of New York, Varick also held the offices of Speaker of the New York State Assembly, Recorder of New York City and New York State Attorney General.
Marker in the First Reformed Church Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 31, 2013
4. Marker in the First Reformed Church Cemetery
The Col. Richard Varick Marker can be seen in the center of the photo, on the oblisk behind the church.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 315 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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