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

The Campbell – Christie House

 
 
The Campbell – Christie House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, April 19, 2008
1. The Campbell – Christie House Marker
Inscription.  This Dutch Style sandstone house had stood in New Milford since the Revolution. Faced with demolition it was saved for our country’s heritage by moving it to this site on September 27, 1977. This preservation was accomplished through the combined efforts of the organizations named here.

Bergen County Historical Society • Campbell-Christie Historical Society of New Milford

Bergen County Board of Chosen Freeholders
Doris Mahalick, Director
D. Bennett Mazur, Deputy Director & Project Chairman
Gerald A. Calabrese • John F. Curran • Jeremiah F. O’Connor • Joan Steinacher • Joseph A. Carucci • Harry J. Gerecke • Charles E. Reid
 
Erected by Bergen County Historical Society.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureColonial EraWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the New Jersey, Bergen County Historical Society series list. A significant historical date for this entry is September 27, 1977.
 
Location. 40° 54.761′ N, 74° 1.946′ W. Marker is in River
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Edge, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker is on Main Street, on the left when traveling east. Marker is located in the Historic New Bridge Landing Site. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: River Edge NJ 07661, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Camp Kitchen (within shouting distance of this marker); Historic New Bridge Landing (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Historic New Bridge Landing (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Demarest House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The (Von) Steuben House (about 400 feet away); Flax for Linen (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Historic New Bridge Landing (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Historic New Bridge Landing (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in River Edge.
 
Also see . . .
1. Campbell – Christie House. Bergen County Historical Society. (Submitted on April 29, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.) 

2. Washington's Retreat Through Jersey. (Submitted on April 29, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
 
Marker at New Bridge Landing Site image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin,
2. Marker at New Bridge Landing Site
The Campbell – Christie House is one of several historic structures found at the Historic New Bridge Landing Site. The site is owned and operated by the Bergen County Historical Society.
Campbell – Christie House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, April 19, 2008
3. Campbell – Christie House
Willem Campbell built this house in April 1774 in New Milford. He and his wife raised 9 children in the house, four of the sons going on to serve in the Bergen Militia during the Revolutionary War. The house was moved to this location on September 27, 1977.
Inside the Campbell – Christie House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, October 13, 2012
4. Inside the Campbell – Christie House
The Campbell – Christie House's Bar & Grill image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, October 13, 2012
5. The Campbell – Christie House's Bar & Grill
Jacob Campbell ran a tavern out of this house. The bar and grill were located in this room.
Inside the Campbell – Christie House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, October 13, 2012
6. Inside the Campbell – Christie House
British troops occupy the house during the War of Outposts.
Reenactors at the Campbell – Christie House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, October 13, 2012
7. Reenactors at the Campbell – Christie House
British troops defend the Campbell – Christie House during the War of Outposts.
Retreat Route image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, April 19, 2008
8. Retreat Route
Washington's Army passed this point in 1776 during their retreat across New Jersey. This marker is located near the the Campbell–Christie House.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 29, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,518 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 29, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.   4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on October 14, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.   8. submitted on April 29, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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