Glen Rock in Bergen County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Henry G. Hopper began the
construction of this house
about 1788 on a 120 acre
farm. Son Garret erected
the Dutch-style main house
in the early 1800’s. The
north frame wing was built
in the 1850’s for his son
Thomas who inherited the
homestead in 1872. His son,
Garret T., was a Glen Rock
founder and councilman.
He sold the house in 1897
after more than a century
of family ownership.
Erected by Bergen County Historical Society. (Marker Number 79.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the New Jersey, Bergen County Historical Society marker series.
Location. 40° 57.947′ N, 74° 6.814′ W. Marker is in Glen Rock, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker is at the intersection of Prospect Street and Locust Road, on the left when traveling north on Prospect Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 470 Prospect Street, Glen Rock NJ 07452, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Red Brick Schoolhouse (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hopper Homestead Hopper Family Burying Ground (approx. half a mile away); Van Dien House (approx. 0.7 miles away); Glen Rock Honored Heroes (approx. 0.8 miles away); Ridgewood 9-11 Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); Archibald – Vroom House (approx. 0.9 miles away); Ridgewood Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.9 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 North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Topics. This marker is included in this topic list: Notable Buildings
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 16, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 970 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 16, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.