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

John G. Benson House

 
 
John G. Benson House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 10, 2008
1. John G. Benson House Marker
Inscription. Built c. 1800 by John G. Benson, a farmer, and from 1794 to 1797, a captain in the militia. This house, an example of post-Revolutionary War Dutch Colonial architecture, was built on property confiscated by New Jersey from the Reverend Garret Lydecker, a Tory during the American Revolution.

Sponsored by Englewood Environmental Commission 1974
 
Erected 1974 by Bergen County Historical Society. (Marker Number 9.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the New Jersey, Bergen County Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 40° 53.443′ N, 73° 58.475′ W. Marker is in Englewood, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker is at the intersection of Grand Avenue (County Route 501) and Tracey Place, on the left when traveling north on Grand Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Englewood NJ 07631, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Saint Paulís Episcopal Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); De Mott – Westervelt House (approx. half a mile away); Liberty Pole
Benson House Marker on Grand Avenue image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 10, 2008
2. Benson House Marker on Grand Avenue
(approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Liberty Pole (approx. half a mile away); Brookside Chapel (approx. 1.2 miles away); Van Horneís Grist Mill (approx. 1.3 miles away); English Neighborhood Road (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Englewood.
 
Also see . . .  Bergen County Historical Society Historic Site Markers. (Submitted on April 10, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsWar, US Revolutionary
 
John G. Benson House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 10, 2008
3. John G. Benson House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 10, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,722 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 10, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Christopher Busta-Peck was the editor who published this page.
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