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Demarest-Bloomer House

 
 
Demarest-Bloomer House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, April 19, 2008
1. Demarest-Bloomer House Marker
Inscription.  
Built about 1840 in the Greek Revival Style of architecture by John C. Demarest. He was a farmer with an interest in river trade when schooners plied the Hackensack River. The house was purchased in 1864 by George Bloomer, a dealer in coal and lumber, and his family owned it until 1928. This locality was known at different times as Demarest’s Landing, Bloomer’s Landing, and Old Bridge.

Sponsored by F. Bruce and Doris Hart. 1986.
In National Register of Historic Places.
 
Erected 1986 by Bergen County Historical Society. (Marker Number 91.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceNotable PlacesWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the New Jersey, Bergen County Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1840.
 
Location. 40° 56.083′ N, 74° 1.685′ W. Marker is in New Milford, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker is on River Edge Avenue (County Route 70), on the right when traveling west. Marker is located near the
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Hackensack River. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 147 River Edge Avenue, New Milford NJ 07646, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jacobus Demarest Homestead (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Borough of River Edge (approx. 0.4 miles away); Wars Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); "The Soldier" (approx. 0.6 miles away); Maj. Ross E. Mulhare, U.S.A.F. (approx. 0.6 miles away); River Edge WWI Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); New Milford World War I Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); New Milford Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Milford.
 
Also see . . .  Bergen County Historical Society. Society website homepage (Submitted on April 20, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.) 
 
Demarest-Bloomer House and Marker on River Edge Ave image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, April 19, 2008
2. Demarest-Bloomer House and Marker on River Edge Ave
Demarest-Bloomer House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, April 19, 2008
3. Demarest-Bloomer House
The house is located on the east bank of the Hackensack River.
 
 
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 2,453 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. 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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