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

Mansion House

 
 
Mansion House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 31, 2013
1. Mansion House Marker
Inscription.
Peter Zabriskie built a home here in 1751 which contained fine appointments including Dutch tile fireplaces depicting biblical scenes. Enlarged in 1776, the home was called Mansion House later Mansion Hotel. The structure was demolished in 1945.
 
Location. 40° 52.777′ N, 74° 2.647′ W. Marker is in Hackensack, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Washington Place, on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 50 Main Street, Hackensack NJ 07601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hackensack (here, next to this marker); First House in Hackensack (a few steps from this marker); Archibald Campbell’s Tavern (within shouting distance of this marker); Hackensack War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Bank House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Green (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of the Court-House & Jail (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named The Green (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hackensack.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Mansion House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 31, 2013
2. Mansion House Marker
Marker in Hackensack image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 31, 2013
3. Marker in Hackensack
The house of Peter Zabriskie occupied this site during the Revolutionary War. General George Washington made his headquarters in the house from November 13 through 21, 1776 during the Continental Army's retreat across New Jersey.
Markers at 50 Main Street image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 31, 2013
4. Markers at 50 Main Street
Two markers are located on the front of this building. The Mansion House marker is at the center of the photo.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 31, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 381 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 31, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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