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

Near this House of God

Nisi Dominus Frustra

 
 
Near this House of God Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, November 29, 2009
1. Near this House of God Marker
Inscription.  
Near this House of God
encamped General Washington
and his army
in 1778
In grateful tribute to the memory of the patriots who sleep in the adjacent church yard and to the men and women of this community who assisted so valiantly in the establishment of American Independence.

This tablet is placed by
the New Jersey Society
Sons of the American Revolution
July 4, 1914.

(Second Marker)
This tablet erected by
The Huguenot Society
of New Jersey, Inc.
Dedicated to the memory of
those patriots of Huguenot descent
who resided in New Jersey
and
served in the War of Independence
1776         1976

 
Erected 1914 by New Jersey Society of the Sons of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #01 George Washington, and the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) series lists. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1881.
 
Location. 40° 59.118′ N, 74° 
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5.534′ W. Marker is in Ridgewood, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker is on E Glen Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Marker is located on the Old Paramus Reformed Church in Ridgewood, NJ. 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 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Paramus Reformed Church (a few steps from this marker); Schoolhouse Museum (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Historic Glen Avenue (approx. 1.1 miles away); Jacob J. Zabriskie House (approx. 1.2 miles away); Beech Street School (approx. 1.2 miles away); Archibald – Vroom House (approx. 1.3 miles away); Van Dien House (approx. 1.4 miles away); Abraham Godwin (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ridgewood.
 
Marker on the Old Paramus Reformed Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, November 29, 2009
2. Marker on the Old Paramus Reformed Church
The marker can be seen here to the right of the front doors of the church.
Second Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, November 29, 2009
3. Second Marker
Old Paramus Reformed Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, November 29, 2009
4. Old Paramus Reformed Church Marker
The second marker is found to the left of the church's front doors.
Old Paramus Reformed Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, November 29, 2009
5. Old Paramus Reformed Church
Both markers can be seen in this photo on the front of the church.
Churchyard of the Old Paramus Reformed Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, November 29, 2009
6. Churchyard of the Old Paramus Reformed Church
Many veterans of the Revolutionary War were laid to rest in the churchyard located behind the Old Paramus Reformed Church.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 29, 2019. It was originally submitted on November 30, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 887 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on November 30, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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