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

Hopper Homestead

 
 
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By Bill Coughlin, October 16, 2010
1. Hopper Homestead Marker
Inscription.  North wing built 1780 by Hendrick H. Hopper in area then called “Small Lots”. Center section erected by son John, in early 1800’s. The farmhouse was sold to the Hillmann family in 1895, ending four generations and 115 years of continuous Hopper ownership.
 
Erected by Bergen County Historical Society. (Marker Number 14.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the New Jersey, Bergen County Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1780.
 
Location. 40° 57.537′ N, 74° 6.796′ W. Marker is in Glen Rock, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker is at the intersection of Hillman Avenue and Ackerman Avenue, on the right when traveling south on Hillman Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 724 Ackerman Avenue, Glen Rock NJ 07452, 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. Hopper Family Burying Ground (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Red Brick Schoolhouse (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hopper House
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By Bill Coughlin, October 16, 2010
2. Marker in Glen Rock
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(approx. half a mile away); Glen Rock Honored Heroes (approx. 0.8 miles away); Van Dien House (approx. 0.8 miles away); Radburn (approx. 0.9 miles away); Rutan-Terhune-Bidwell House (approx. one mile away); Stephen T. Zabriskie House (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Glen Rock.
 
Also see . . .  Bergen County Historical Society. (Submitted on October 16, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
 
Hopper Homestead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 16, 2010
3. Hopper Homestead Marker
Hopper Homestead image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 16, 2010
4. Hopper Homestead
The Hopper Homestead is currently a private residence.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 16, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 973 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 16, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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