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DAR Van Bunschooten Museum

 
 
DAR Van Bunschooten Museum Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 3, 2009
1. DAR Van Bunschooten Museum Marker
Inscription. This house was built in 1787 as the home of the Reverend Elias Van Bunschooten, a Dutch Reformed Minister. He was a farmer, mill operator, and large land owner. The farm was part of a 1000 acre plantation. The Dutch Colonial house is post and beam construction. Out buildings include a Wagon House, Ice House and a Privy. The home was given to the Chinkchewunska Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution by Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Ramsey in 1971. The house and out buildings were listed on the National Register of Historic Sites and Places in 1974.
 
Erected 2006 by Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders and Sussex County Historic Marker Committee.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the New Jersey, Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders marker series.
 
Location. 41° 15.848′ N, 74° 38.281′ W. Marker is in Wantage Township, New Jersey, in Sussex County. Marker is on New Jersey Route 23, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1097 State Route 23, Sussex NJ 07461, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Goldsmith Maid (approx. mile away); Old Clove Church (approx.
Marker in Wantage Township image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 3, 2009
2. Marker in Wantage Township
1.8 miles away); Lusscroft (approx. 2.6 miles away); Kilpatrick's Reenactment (approx. 2.6 miles away); High Point: An Early Haven for Sightseers & Sportsmen (approx. 4 miles away); The Gift of a State Park (approx. 4 miles away); Public Parks: Refuge & Recreation for All (approx. 4 miles away); The Kuser Lodge: An Inn, A Mansion, A Museum (approx. 4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wantage Township.
 
Also see . . .  Van Bunschooten Museum. Daughters of the American Revolution website. (Submitted on July 4, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraNotable Buildings
 
DAR Van Bunschooten Museum image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 3, 2009
3. DAR Van Bunschooten Museum
This building serves as headquarters for the Chinkchewunska Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Van Bunschooten Wagon House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 3, 2009
4. Van Bunschooten Wagon House
This is one of the outbuildings at the Van Bunschooten site. It is located just south of the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 4, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,002 times since then and 26 times this year. Last updated on May 13, 2010, by Cheryl (Rome) Thom of Newton, New Jersey. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 4, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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