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Upper Saddle River in Bergen County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Saddle River Reformed Church and Cemetery

 
 
Saddle River Reformed Church and Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, April 18, 2010
1. Saddle River Reformed Church and Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  
Known as
The Old Stone Church
It has been ministering to
this area since 1784.
The present structure
of native stone
was completed in 1819.
Buried here are:
The Rev. Stephen Goetschius
minister 1819-1835
The Rev. Dr. Isaac Van Kampen
minister 1893-1935
And many Revolutionary and
Civil war veterans

 
Erected by Bergen County Historical Society. (Marker Number 58.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the New Jersey, Bergen County Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1784.
 
Location. 41° 4.226′ N, 74° 5.191′ W. Marker is in Upper Saddle River, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker is at the intersection of East Saddle River Road and Old Stone Church Road, on the right when traveling south on East Saddle River Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Saddle River NJ 07458, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Slave Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hopper-Goetschius House
Marker on E Saddle River Road image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, April 18, 2010
2. Marker on E Saddle River Road
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(approx. 0.9 miles away); Eckerson House (approx. one mile away); Haring Homestead (approx. 2.2 miles away in New York); Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church (approx. 2.6 miles away in New York); Master Sergeant Charles E. Hosking, Jr. Memorial (approx. 2.6 miles away); Saddle River 9 – 11 Memorial (approx. 2.8 miles away); Saddle River Veterans Monument (approx. 2.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Upper Saddle River.
 
Also see . . .  Bergen County Historical Society. (Submitted on April 18, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
 
Saddle River Reformed Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, April 18, 2010
3. Saddle River Reformed Church
This structure is located on Old Stone Church Road, which was named for the church.
Revolutionary War Veteran Grave image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, April 18, 2010
4. Revolutionary War Veteran Grave
As mentioned on the marker, many veterans of the Revolution and Civil War are buried in the cemetery, such as this one.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 24, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 18, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,230 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 18, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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Jul. 5, 2022