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

Archibald – Vroom House

 
 
Archibald – Vroom House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 26, 2009
1. Archibald – Vroom House Marker
Inscription.  Built about 1789 by John M. Archibald on a 26 acre farm. Later owned by Peter J. Hopper who started a small store in the 1830’s, the first on the avenue. Victorian improvements were made in the 1880’s. William L. Vroom, a noted physician, purchased the house in 1892 and established Ridgewood’s first hospital in the adjacent frame wing. The old farmhouse has been expanded and remodeled over the years.

1984 in Register of National Historical Places
 
Erected 1984 by Sponsored by Arthur K. Augustensen, Jr. (Marker Number 107.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the New Jersey, Bergen County Historical Society series list.
 
Location. 40° 58.746′ N, 74° 6.967′ W. Marker is in Ridgewood, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker is on East Ridgewood Avenue 0.1 miles west of South Walnut Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ridgewood NJ 07450, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance
Archibald – Vroom House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 26, 2009
2. Archibald – Vroom House Marker
of this marker. Abraham Godwin (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ridgewood Veterans Memorial (about 400 feet away); Ridgewood 9-11 Memorial (about 600 feet away); Beech Street School (about 600 feet away); Ridgewood Station (approx. ¼ mile away); Historic Glen Avenue (approx. ¾ mile away); Joseph H. Chapman Summer Residence (approx. 0.8 miles away); Hopper House (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ridgewood.
 
More about this marker. The house is now the home of the Tea Tree Spa.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 3, 2009, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 911 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 3, 2009, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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