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

Historic New Bridge Landing

 
 
Historic New Bridge Landing Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 3, 2012
1. Historic New Bridge Landing Marker
Inscription.
A Revolutionary War Battleground at
the Bridge that Saved a Nation

These are the times that try menís souls . . .

3 Historic Homes ē Distinctive Jersey Dutch Architecture & Artifacts

 
Location. 40° 54.787′ N, 74° 1.841′ W. Marker is in River Edge, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker is on Old New Bridge Avenue, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: River Edge NJ 07661, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Historic New Bridge Landing (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Demarest House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Zabriskie House (within shouting distance of this marker); New Bridge Landing (within shouting distance of this marker); New Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); The (Von) Steuben House (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named New Bridge (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cattails = Clay (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in River Edge.
 
Also see . . .  Bergen County Historical Society. (Submitted on January 3, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Historic New Bridge Landing Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 3, 2012
2. Historic New Bridge Landing Marker

 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Marker at Historic New Bridge Landing image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 3, 2012
3. Marker at Historic New Bridge Landing
The bridge over the Hackensack River used in 1776 by the Continental Army can be seen in the background.
Campbell – Christie House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 3, 2012
4. Campbell – Christie House
This house was constructed by stone mason Jacob Campbell in the 18th century. Campbell served with the Bergen militia during the Revolutionary War.
Old Demarest House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 3, 2012
5. Old Demarest House
This 18th century two-room sandstone house was moved to this location in 1955.
Steuben House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 3, 2012
6. Steuben House
Built in 1752, this house was presented to Maj. Gen. Von Steuben after the Revolutionary War by the State of New Jersey.
Out-Kitchen behind the Campbell-Christie House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 13, 2012
7. Out-Kitchen behind the Campbell-Christie House
Washington's Army 1776 Retreat Route image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 3, 2012
8. Washington's Army 1776 Retreat Route
George Washington and the Continental Army crossed the Hackensack River near this point in November 1776 during their retreat across New Jersey.
Retreat Route Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 3, 2012
9. Retreat Route Marker
Reenactors at Historic New Bridge Landing image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 13, 2012
10. Reenactors at Historic New Bridge Landing
British soldiers prepare to fight the War of Outposts at Historic New Bridge Landing. The Steuben House is seen in the background.
George Washington at Historic New Bridge Landing image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 23, 2014
11. George Washington at Historic New Bridge Landing
Gen. Washington celebrates his birthday in the Steuben House.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 3, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 501 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on January 3, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   7. submitted on October 15, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   8, 9. submitted on January 3, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   10. submitted on October 15, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   11. submitted on February 23, 2014, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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