Saddle River in Bergen County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Ackerman – Pell House
Built around 1835 in the Greek Revival style, it incorporates parts of a late 18th c. home. John D. Ackerman was a miller and his son, David I., was a blacksmith who built a trip hammer forge on the Saddle River opposite the house. His grandson, David Ackerman Pell, was sheriff and surrogate in the late 1800’s. David Ackerman Pell, 2nd, inherited the property and was mayor of Saddle River for many years.
In National Register of Historic Places
Erected 1988 by Bergen County Historical Society. (Marker Number 114.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Industry & Commerce • Law Enforcement • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the New Jersey, Bergen County Historical Society series list.
Location. 41° 1.88′ N, 74° 6.127′ W. Marker is in Saddle River, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker is at the intersection of W. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 139 W Saddle River Road, Saddle River NJ 07458, 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. Saddle River 9 – 11 Memorial (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Saddle River Veterans Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away); Abraham P. Ackerman House (approx. 0.9 miles away); Allendale Veterans Monument (approx. 1.6 miles away); Van Houten-Yeomans Homestead (approx. 1.6 miles away); North Gate (approx. 1.8 miles away); Well-House (approx. 1.8 miles away); Leisure Activities (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Saddle River.
Also see . . . Bergen County Historical Society. (Submitted on April 18, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
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