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

Vreeland House

 
 
Vreeland House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, April 15, 2008
1. Vreeland House Marker
Inscription.  
Located in old English Neighborhood on land purchased by Dirck Vreeland before the Revolution, the homestead stretched between the Hudson River and Overpeck Creek. The stone wing of this house was built about 1786 and later was remodeled. Son Michael D. Vreeland added the main Dutch style house about 1815 which is noted for its Federal decorative detail. It remained in the Vreeland family until 1928.

Sponsored by Walter and Jean Cronan 1985.
In National Register of Historic Places

 
Erected 1985 by Bergen County Historical Society. (Marker Number 87.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureColonial EraSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the New Jersey, Bergen County Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1786.
 
Location. 40° 52.422′ N, 73° 59.072′ W. Marker is in Leonia, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker is on Lakeview Drive, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker
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is at or near this postal address: 125 Lakeview Drive, Leonia NJ 07605, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. English Neighborhood Road (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Van Horne’s Grist Mill (about 300 feet away); Slave Burial Ground (approx. ¼ mile away); Dutch Reformed Church (approx. half a mile away); George Washington Memorial Monument (approx. 0.8 miles away); De Mott – Westervelt House (approx. 0.8 miles away); Days Tavern (approx. 0.8 miles away); Continental Army Encampment (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Leonia.
 
Also see . . .  Bergen County Historical Society. Society website homepage (Submitted on April 15, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.) 
 
Vreeland House Dutch Colonial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, April 15, 2008
2. Vreeland House Dutch Colonial
Original section built 1785,
succeeding sections circa
1815 and 1825.
Marker on Lakeview Drive image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, April 15, 2008
3. Marker on Lakeview Drive
Marker at Vreeland House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, April 15, 2008
4. Marker at Vreeland House
The Vreeland House Dutch Colonial Marker is one of two in front of this historic house in Leonia.
Vreeland House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, April 15, 2008
5. Vreeland House
Vreeland House, today a private residence, is on the National Register of Historic Places.
Leonia's Vreeland House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, April 15, 2008
6. Leonia's Vreeland House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 12, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 15, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 3,027 times since then and 118 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on April 15, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. • Christopher Busta-Peck was the editor who published this page.

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