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

Pascack Historical Society Museum

 
 
Pascack Historical Society Museum Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 18, 2010
1. Pascack Historical Society Museum Marker
Inscription. This building, dedicated December 8, 1873 by Rev. Henry Ward Beecher, was built through the efforts of James Leach, James Hall and Jacob, his son, for use as a Sunday school and mission chapel. In 1875 it became a Congregational Church. The first local library was founded here. The building was acquired by the Pascack Historical Society in 1852 for its headquarters and a museum founded by John C. Storms.
Erected by Pascack Historical Society, 1973

 
Erected 1973 by Bergen County Historical Society, Pascack Historical Society. (Marker Number 42.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the New Jersey, Bergen County Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 41° 2.188′ N, 74° 2.585′ W. Marker is in Park Ridge, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker is on Ridge Avenue, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 19 Ridge Avenue, Park Ridge NJ 07656, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of Old Block House (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ackerson Homestead (about 700 feet away); Pascack Reformed Church
Pascack Historical Society Museum Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 18, 2010
2. Pascack Historical Society Museum Marker
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Atkins Glen (approx. half a mile away); Wortendyke Dutch Barn (approx. half a mile away); The Dutch of Bergen County (approx. 0.6 miles away); Between Two Brooks – The Wortendyke Barn (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Wortendykes (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Park Ridge.
 
Also see . . .
1. Bergen County Historical Society. (Submitted on April 18, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. Pascack Historical Society website. (Submitted on April 18, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Marker on Ridge Avenue image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 18, 2010
3. Marker on Ridge Avenue
This building serves as headquarters for the Pascack Historical Society.
Pascack Historical Society Museum and Meeting Room image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 18, 2010
4. Pascack Historical Society Museum and Meeting Room
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 18, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 684 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 18, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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