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

Front Entrance

 
 
Front Entrance Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 5, 2011
1. Front Entrance Marker
Inscription. The Rosencrantz family, like other upper-middle class families, worked hard but could sometimes take time to sit on the front porch and visit with neighbors. Some of the stonework visible in this photograph (circa 1890) was original to the 18th century house purchased by Dr. Elijah Rosencrantz in 1807 and enlarged in 1847 by his son Elijah, Jr.
 
Location. 41° 0.433′ N, 74° 7.055′ W. Marker is in Ho Ho Kus, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker can be reached from North Franklin Turnpike (County Route 507), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is located in front of the Hermitage. Marker is at or near this postal address: 335 North Franklin Turnpike, Ho Ho Kus NJ 07423, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Hermitage (here, next to this marker); Well-House (a few steps from this marker); Leisure Activities (a few steps from this marker); The Rosencrantz Heritage (within shouting distance of this marker); North Gate (within shouting distance of this marker); Victorian Tea Party (within shouting distance of this marker); The “Bricks”
Front Entrance Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 5, 2011
2. Front Entrance Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Rosencrantz Cotton Mills (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ho Ho Kus.
 
More about this marker. The right side of the marker contains a 19th-century photograph depicting the Rosencrantz family in front of the Hermitage.
 
Also see . . .  The Rosencrantz Family and the Hermitage – 1807 - 1970. The Hermitage website. (Submitted on June 9, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Marker in Front of the Hermitage image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 5, 2011
3. Marker in Front of the Hermitage
Front Entrance Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 5, 2011
4. Front Entrance Marker
View of the marker from the south side of the house.
The Hermitage image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 5, 2011
5. The Hermitage
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 9, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 495 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 9, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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