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

Brinkerhoff-Demarest House

 
 
Brinkerhoff-Demarest House Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 19, 2008
1. Brinkerhoff-Demarest House Marker
Inscription. This old house was built around 1735 by Hendricks Brinkerhoff on land owned by his grandfather since the 17th century. An excellent example of early Dutch Architecture, it has been in the possession of the Brinkerhoff and Demarest descendants since it was built, and is one of the oldest in Bergen County.

Sponsored by Bergen County Post No. 208 American Legion The first Women’s Post in N.J. in the Tercentenary year 1964.
 
Erected 1964 by Bergen County Historical Society. (Marker Number 54.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the New Jersey, Bergen County Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 40° 52.553′ N, 74° 0.711′ W. Marker is in Teaneck, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker is at the intersection of Teaneck Road and Copley Avenue, on the left when traveling south on Teaneck Road. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 493 Teaneck Road, Teaneck NJ 07666, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Revolutionary War Encampment – 1780 (approx. 0.6 miles away); “Achter Col” Colony (approx. 1.1 miles away); Days Tavern
Marker on Teaneck Road Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 19, 2008
2. Marker on Teaneck Road
(approx. 1.3 miles away); Cole – Allaire – Boyd House (approx. 1.3 miles away); Dutch Reformed Church (approx. 1.4 miles away); English Neighborhood Road (approx. 1.4 miles away); Van Horne’s Grist Mill (approx. 1.4 miles away); George Washington Memorial Monument (approx. 1.4 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Bergen County Historical Society. (Submitted on April 20, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. Colonial Era
 
Brinkerhoff-Demarest House with Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 19, 2008
3. Brinkerhoff-Demarest House with Marker
This photo was taken from the other side of Teaneck Road.
Brinkerhoff-Demarest House Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 19, 2008
4. Brinkerhoff-Demarest House
Dating back to 1735, the Brinkerhoff-Demarest House is one of the oldest in Bergen County.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,451 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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