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

Jacobus S. Demarest House

 
 
Jacobus S. Demarest House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 10, 2008
1. Jacobus S. Demarest House Marker
Inscription. Built about 1789 by Jacobus S. Demarest, the frame wing was added later. Demarest served in the Revolutionary War. Over the years his farm grew to 180 acres. In 1835 his son, Daniel J. Demarest, inherited the farmhouse. In 1863 it passed to his daughter, Letty Ann, and in 1894 to her son Daniel J. Fox. Daughter Irene Fox Munzinger was the last of the Demarest line to occupy the house after 194 years in the family.
Sponsored by Neil L. and Joan P. Andrito; Joseph and Evelyn Andrito, 1988. In National Register of Historic Places.

 
Erected 1988 by Bergen County Historical Society. (Marker Number 95.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the New Jersey, Bergen County Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 41° 1.144′ N, 74° 14.874′ W. Marker is in Oakland, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker is at the intersection of Dogwood Drive and Ramapo Valley Road (U.S. 202), on the right when traveling west on Dogwood Drive. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3 Dogwood Drive, Oakland NJ 07436, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Oakland (approx. 0.3 miles away); Dahlgren Gun
Marker on Dogwood Drive image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 10, 2008
2. Marker on Dogwood Drive
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Hendrik Van Allen House (approx. 0.9 miles away); Hendrick Van Allen House (approx. 0.9 miles away); Ackerman-Boyd House (approx. 1.5 miles away); DeMille Gatehouse (approx. 2 miles away); The Bartholf Homestead (approx. 2 miles away); a different marker also named Bartholf Homestead (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oakland.
 
Also see . . .  Bergen County Historical Society. (Submitted on October 12, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Oakland Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 10, 2008
3. Oakland Marker
This house is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is currently a private residence. Please respect the rights and privacy of the occupants.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 12, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,300 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 12, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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