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

The (Von) Steuben House

 
 
The (Von) Steuben House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 13, 2016
1. The (Von) Steuben House Marker
Inscription.  
A Tory’s property, seized
during the Revolution, was
presented by New Jersey
to Baron von Steuben, Gen.
Washington’s drillmaster.

 
Erected 1964 by State of New Jersey.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 40° 54.812′ N, 74° 1.888′ W. Marker is in River Edge, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker can be reached from Main Street, on the left when traveling east. Marker can be seen in the Westervelt-Thomas Barn at Historic New Bridge Landing. 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. Old Demarest House (within shouting distance of this marker); Historic New Bridge Landing (within shouting distance of this marker); The Zabriskie House (within shouting distance of this marker); Camp Kitchen (within shouting distance of this marker); New Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Historic New Bridge Landing
The (Von) Steuben House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 13, 2016
2. The (Von) Steuben House Marker
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(within shouting distance of this marker); New Bridge Landing (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named New Bridge (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in River Edge.
 
Also see . . .  Bergen County Historical Society website. (Submitted on August 14, 2016, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
 
Westervelt-Thomas Barn image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 13, 2016
3. Westervelt-Thomas Barn
The Steuben House marker is currently being stored in this barn at Historic New Bridge Landing.
Zabriskie-Steuben House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 13, 2016
4. Zabriskie-Steuben House
The Steuben House marker was originally located in front of this house, which was confiscated during the American Revolution from Loyalist Jan Zabriskie.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 14, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 14, 2016, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 197 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 14, 2016, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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