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

Hopper-Goetschius House

 
 
Hopper-Goetschius House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, April 18, 2010
1. Hopper-Goetschius House Marker
Inscription.  
Abraham Hopper built a “new stone house” here (the west wing) in 1739, according to surveyor Charles Clinton. The rest is late 18th century. About 1813 it was bought by the Rev. Stephen Goetschius (1752 – 1837), pastor of Old Stone Church. Borough clerk Stephen J. Goetschius and his wife Lizzie Carlough were the last residents. After over 170 years in the Goetschius family, the house was given to the Borough by Clinton D. and Grace Carlough in 1985.
Sponsored by the Upper Saddle River Historical Society,   1988.
In National Register of Historic Places.

 
Erected 1988 by Bergen County Historical Society. (Marker Number 117.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionColonial EraGovernment & PoliticsSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the New Jersey, Bergen County Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1739.
 
Location. 41° 3.516′ N, 74° 5.538′ W.
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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Marker is in Upper Saddle River, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker is at the intersection of East Saddle River Road and Lake Street, 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. 0.6 miles away); Saddle River Reformed Church and Cemetery (approx. 0.9 miles away); Eckerson House (approx. 1˝ miles away); Saddle River 9 – 11 Memorial (approx. 1.9 miles away); Saddle River Veterans Monument (approx. 1.9 miles away); Ackerman – Pell House (approx. 2 miles away); Abraham P. Ackerman House (approx. 2.1 miles away); Master Sergeant Charles E. Hosking, Jr. Memorial (approx. 2.2 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.)
 
Hopper Goetschius Museum image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, April 18, 2010
3. Hopper Goetschius Museum
Hopper-Goetschius House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, April 18, 2010
4. Hopper-Goetschius House
This house is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
 
 
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 1,553 times since then and 31 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