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Tenafly in Bergen County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Christie-Parsels House
 
The Christie-Parsels House Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 17, 2008
1. The Christie-Parsels House Marker
 
Inscription. Stands on land purchased by William P. Christie for 500 pounds for 100 acres. In 1804 he built his home. Following his sudden death, in order to be fair to the many heirs, the house and the land were sold at auction to three buyers. In 1836 Samuel Parsels erected the large wing east of the Christie House. In 1860 he sold his property to Charles Newcomb. This example of an early split-level house is listed by the Historic American Buildings Survey, New Jersey, 470.
Sponsored by the Tenafly Mayor and Council in 1965.
 
Erected 1965 by Bergen County Historical Society. (Marker Number 55.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the New Jersey, Bergen County Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 40° 55.915′ N, 73° 58.264′ W. Marker is in Tenafly, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker is on Jefferson Ave south of Newcomb Road, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tenafly NJ 07670, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Tenafly Railroad Station (approx. 0.6 miles away); African American Baptist Church Cemetery (approx. 0.7 miles away); Old Slave Cemetery (approx. 0.7 miles away); British & Hessian Invasion (approx. 0.7 miles away); Camp Merritt Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); Camp Merritt (approx. 0.7 miles away); Roelof Westervelt House (approx. 0.8 miles away); Capít John Huylerís Farm (approx. 0.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Tenafly.
 
The Christie-Parsels House Marker on Jefferson Ave Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 17, 2008
2. The Christie-Parsels House Marker on Jefferson Ave
This photo shows the eastern wing, built in 1836 by Samuel Parsels.
 

 
Also see . . .
1. Bergen County Historical Society. (Submitted on April 18, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. Historic American Buildings Survey entry for the Christie-Parsels House. (Submitted on April 20, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
 
Christie-Parsels House and Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 18, 2008
3. Christie-Parsels House and Marker
 
 
Christie-Parsels House Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 17, 2008
4. Christie-Parsels House
This house is listed by the Historic American Buildings Survey. Today it serves as a private residence.
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on April 18, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,283 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 18, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
 
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