Fair Lawn in Bergen County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Site of Hopper-Croucher Homestead
One of the last farmsteads in Fair Lawn stood on this site. The house built by Henry A. Hopper in 1855 was razed for road improvement in 1989. He was a Sheriff and Freeholder of Bergen County and served in the State Legislature. In 1919 William M. Croucher, Sr., bought the farm and with his sons, Percy, Clarence and William worked the land as a truck farm until 1953.
Erected 1991 by Bergen County Historical Society. (Marker Number 76.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the New Jersey, Bergen County Historical Society marker series.
Location. 40° 56.287′ N, 74° 7.503′ W. Marker is in Fair Lawn, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker is at the intersection of Fair Lawn Avenue and New Jersey Route 208, on the right when traveling south on Fair Lawn Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is located off the exit ramp of 208 West to Fairlawn Avenue South. Marker is in this post office area: Fair Lawn NJ 07410, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Radburn Station (approx. 0.2 miles away); Slave House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Holocaust and World War II Memorial Honor Roll (approx. 0.4 miles away); We Will Never Forget (approx. 0.4 miles away); Cadmus House Museum (approx. half a mile away); Jewish War Veterans Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Radburn (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fair Lawn.
Also see . . . Bergen County Historical Society. (Submitted on June 26, 2008, 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 26, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,709 times since then and 29 times this year. Last updated on February 6, 2013, by Doran Howitt of Fair Lawn, New Jersey. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 26, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.