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

Paulison – Christie House

 
 
Paulison – Christie House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, April 16, 2008
1. Paulison – Christie House Marker
Inscription.  
Built about 1775 by John Paulison who owned 150 acres in what was then known as “Old Hackensack”. The farm was raided by the British during the Revolutionary War. In 1826 the house was inherited by his son Paul Paulison. Purchased in 1844 by David Christie for his son Albert Brinkerhoff Christie. The farmhouse remained in the Christie family for 140 years and has seen additions and alterations over the years.
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In National Register of Historic Places

 
Erected 1985 by Bergen County Historical Society. (Marker Number 106.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureColonial EraSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the New Jersey, Bergen County Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1775.
 
Location. 40° 51.18′ N, 74° 1.601′ W. Marker is in Ridgefield Park, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker is on Homestead Pl, on the left when
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traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8 Homestead Pl, Ridgefield Park NJ 07660, 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. Gethsemane Cemetery (approx. ¾ mile away); English Neighborhood Reformed Church (approx. 1½ miles away); Civil War Armory and Drill Hall (approx. 1.6 miles away); Leonia Patent (approx. 1.6 miles away); Revolutionary War Cemetery (approx. 1.6 miles away); Comfort Women (approx. 1.6 miles away); “Achter Col” Colony (approx. 1.7 miles away); Leonia Tract (approx. 1.7 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Bergen County Historical Society. Society website homepage (Submitted on April 16, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.) 
 
Marker on Homestead Place image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, April 16, 2008
2. Marker on Homestead Place
Paulison – Christie House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, April 16, 2008
3. Paulison – Christie House
This privately owned house in Ridgefield Park is on the National Register of Historic Places.
Paulison – Christie House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, April 16, 2008
4. Paulison – Christie House
The house is difficult to see from the street, as much of it is obscured by foliage.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 13, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 16, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 2,230 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 16, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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