Woodcliff Lake in Bergen County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Peter P. Post House
This sandstone and frame house was built about 1794 by Peter P. Post, a third generation miller from Pompton, who settled here in 1789 and operated a gristmill along nearby Bear Brook. Later owners included the Abraham J. Demarest family who were occupants for fifty years. Combining country and Federal styles of architecture, the house was enlarged and remodeled in the late 1800ís.
Erected by Bergen County Historical Society. (Marker Number 60.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the New Jersey, Bergen County Historical Society marker series.
Location. 41° 1.622′ N, 74° 2.818′ W. Marker is in Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker is at the intersection of Pascack Road and Edge Hill Court, on the left when traveling north on Pascack Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 259 Pascack Road, Woodcliff Lake NJ 07677, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Wortendyke Homestead (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Wortendykes (about 700 feet away); Between Two Brooks – The Wortendyke Barn (about 700 feet The Dutch of Bergen County (about 700 feet away); Wortendyke Dutch Barn (about 800 feet away); Pascack Reformed Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Wortendyke Homestead (approx. 0.4 miles away); Atkins Glen (approx. half a mile away).
Also see . . . Bergen County Historical Society. (Submitted on June 27, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 27, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 509 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 27, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.