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

Blauvelt-Seaman House

 
 
Blauvelt-Seaman House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, May 23, 2008
1. Blauvelt-Seaman House Marker
Inscription.  
Built about 1828 by David C. Blauvelt on land he purchased in 1801. The 37 acre farm was situated in the locality once known as Overkill Neighborhood. David was a blacksmith and after his death, son John D. Blauvelt bought the homestead in 1842. He sold it in 1882 to Margaret Leah, wife of George H. Seaman, and the house remained in the family until 1918.
Sponsored by K. Miller, J. Poggioli, L. Thomas 1981

 
Erected 1981 by Bergen County Historical Society. (Marker Number 108.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureIndustry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the New Jersey, Bergen County Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1828.
 
Location. 41° 1.749′ N, 74° 0.53′ W. Marker is in River Vale, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker is at the intersection of Rivervale Road and James Lane, on the left when traveling north on Rivervale Road. Touch for map. Marker
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is at or near this postal address: 725 Rivervale Road, Westwood NJ 07675, 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. William Holdrum, Jr., House (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Baylor Massacre (approx. 0.8 miles away); Baylor Massacre Park (approx. 1.1 miles away); 200 Years Later (approx. 1.1 miles away); A Night of “Savage Cruelty” (approx. 1.1 miles away); “The Baylor Massacre” (approx. 1.1 miles away); The British General (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Third Continental Light Dragoons (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in River Vale.
 
Also see . . .  Bergen County Historical Society. Society website homepage (Submitted on May 26, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.) 
 
Marker at the Blauvelt-Seaman House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, May 23, 2008
2. Marker at the Blauvelt-Seaman House
Marker on Rivervale Road image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, May 23, 2008
3. Marker on Rivervale Road
Blauvelt-Seaman House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, May 23, 2008
4. Blauvelt-Seaman House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 13, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 26, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,291 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 26, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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