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

First House in Hackensack

 
 
First House in Hackensack Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 31, 2013
1. First House in Hackensack Marker
Inscription.
The first house built in the City of Hackensack was that of Dr. Van Emburgh (1686) located along a creek at the rear of the Court House. Early settlers had huts on this creek where they traded furs with the Indians.
 
Location. 40° 52.772′ N, 74° 2.641′ W. Marker is in Hackensack, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker is at the intersection of Washington Place and Main Street, on the left when traveling east on Washington Place. Touch for map. Marker is located on a building across the street from the Hackensack Green. Marker is in this post office area: Hackensack NJ 07601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mansion House (a few steps from this marker); 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); Site of the Court-House & Jail (within shouting distance of this marker); The Green (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. Colonial Era
 
First House in Hackensack Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 31, 2013
2. First House in Hackensack Marker
First House in Hackensack Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 31, 2013
3. First House in Hackensack Marker
Marker in Hackensack image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 31, 2013
4. Marker in Hackensack
 
 
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 368 times since then and 29 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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