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Old Tappan in Bergen County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Claudius O. Collignon House
 
Claudius O. Collignon House Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, May 23, 2008
1. Claudius O. Collignon House Marker
 
Inscription. Built about 1864 by Claudius with a kitchen wing, it has elements of Greek Revival and Italianate styles of architecture. He purchased a half interest in the farm and mill works owned by his brother Nicholas. Their firm was known as the Collignon Brothers, noted for chair manufacture, including the patented folding deck chairs for ocean liners. The house, with later additions and remodeling, remained in the family until 1895. The mill burned down in 1904.
Sponsored by Franz and Robert Colwell, 1996,
Owners of the House since 1957.

 
Erected 1996 by Bergen County Historical Society.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the New Jersey, Bergen County Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 41° 0.024′ N, 73° 59.337′ W. Marker is in Old Tappan, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker is on Westwood Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is across the street from Stone Point Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1019 Westwood Avenue, Westwood NJ 07675, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Stone Point (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Abraham D. Blauvelt Homestead (approx. 0.8 miles away); John Haring, Jr. House (approx. one mile away); Blanch-Haring House (approx. one mile away); Site of the Myers-Bogert Grist Mill (approx. 1.1 miles away); Wortendyke Homesite (approx. 1.1 miles away); Old Burying Ground (approx. 1.2 miles away); Baylor Massacre Millstone (approx. 1.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Old Tappan.
 
Marker on Westwood Avenue Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, May 23, 2008
2. Marker on Westwood Avenue
 

 
Also see . . .  Bergen County Historical Society. (Submitted on May 26, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Claudius O. Collignon House Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, May 23, 2008
3. Claudius O. Collignon House
Today, the Claudius O. Collignon House is a private residence.
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on May 26, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,520 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 26, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
 
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