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

River Road School

1804

 
 
River Road School Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, March 29, 2008
1. River Road School Marker
Inscription.  
On this site was born the first known public school system of Bergen County deeded to the school trustees of what was then called New Barbadoes Neck.

This property given for the sole purpose of erecting a school was to yield and pay the yearly rent of one peppercorn if demanded.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education.
 
Location. 40° 48.89′ N, 74° 8.039′ W. Marker is in Lyndhurst, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker is at the intersection of Riverside Avenue and Fern Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Riverside Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 400 Riverside Avenue, Lyndhurst NJ 07071, 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. A different marker also named River Road School (within shouting distance of this marker); Operations Desert Storm and Iraqi Freedom (approx. half a mile away); Lyndhurst War Memorial (approx. half a mile away); The Passaic River (approx. 0.8 miles away); John McGarry
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(approx. 0.9 miles away); Kingsland Manor (approx. 0.9 miles away); Vreeland House (approx. 1.3 miles away); John F. Kennedy (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lyndhurst.
 
Also see . . .  River Road School. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on March 24, 2024, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
River Road School Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, March 29, 2008
2. River Road School Marker
The marker is seen here next to the flagpole.
Little Red School House image. Click for more information.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, March 29, 2008
3. Little Red School House
National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form:
This building served as a school until the 1980's.
Click for more information.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 24, 2024. It was originally submitted on May 15, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 545 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 15, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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Apr. 14, 2024