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

Brinkerhoff-Demarest House

 
 
Brinkerhoff-Demarest House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, April 19, 2008
1. Brinkerhoff-Demarest House Marker
Inscription.  
This old house was built around 1735 by Hendricks Brinkerhoff on land owned by his grandfather since the 17th century. An excellent example of early Dutch Architecture, it has been in the possession of the Brinkerhoff and Demarest descendants since it was built, and is one of the oldest in Bergen County.

Sponsored by Bergen County Post No. 208 American Legion The first Women’s Post in N.J. in the Tercentenary year 1964.
 
Erected 1964 by Bergen County Historical Society. (Marker Number 54.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Colonial Era. In addition, it is included in the New Jersey, Bergen County Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1735.
 
Location. 40° 52.553′ N, 74° 0.711′ W. Marker is in Teaneck, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker is at the intersection of Teaneck Road and Copley Avenue, on the left when traveling south on Teaneck Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 493 Teaneck Road, Teaneck NJ 07666, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured
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as the crow flies. Revolutionary War Encampment – 1780 (approx. 0.6 miles away); “Achter Col” Colony (approx. 1.1 miles away); Days Tavern (approx. 1.3 miles away); Cole – Allaire – Boyd House (approx. 1.3 miles away); Dutch Reformed Church (approx. 1.4 miles away); English Neighborhood Road (approx. 1.4 miles away); Van Horne’s Grist Mill (approx. 1.4 miles away); George Washington Memorial Monument (approx. 1.4 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Bergen County Historical Society. Society website homepage (Submitted on April 20, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.) 
 
Marker on Teaneck Road image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, April 19, 2008
2. Marker on Teaneck Road
Brinkerhoff-Demarest House with Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, April 19, 2008
3. Brinkerhoff-Demarest House with Marker
This photo was taken from the other side of Teaneck Road.
Brinkerhoff-Demarest House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, April 19, 2008
4. Brinkerhoff-Demarest House
Dating back to 1735, the Brinkerhoff-Demarest House is one of the oldest in Bergen County.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 13, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 20, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 2,058 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 20, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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