Leonia in Bergen County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Dutch Reformed Church
of the English Neighborhood
the Dutch Reformed Church
Built in 1768-9 and
dedicated in 1770, with
Dominie Garrett Lydecker
its first minister.
Used as a guardhouse and hospital
at various times during the Revolution.
Torn down in 1792, some of the timbers
and stone used in construction of the
succeeding edifice in Ridgefield.
Location. 40° 52.01′ N, 73° 59.32′ W. Marker is in Leonia, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker is on Hillside Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Leonia NJ 07605, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. George Washington Memorial Monument (approx. ¼ mile away); Days Tavern (approx. 0.3 miles away); Continental Army Encampment (approx. 0.3 miles away); Cole – Allaire – Boyd House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Slave Burial Ground (approx. half a mile away); Vreeland House (approx. half a mile away); English Neighborhood Road (approx. half a mile away); Van Horne’s Grist Mill (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Leonia.
Categories. • Churches, Etc. • Colonial Era • War, US Revolutionary •
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