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

Demarest-Bloomer House

 
 
Demarest-Bloomer House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 19, 2008
1. Demarest-Bloomer House Marker
Inscription. Built about 1840 in the Greek Revival Style of architecture by John C. Demarest. He was a farmer with an interest in river trade when schooners plied the Hackensack River. The house was purchased in 1864 by George Bloomer, a dealer in coal and lumber, and his family owned it until 1928. This locality was known at different times as Demarestís Landing, Bloomerís Landing, and Old Bridge.

Sponsored by F. Bruce and Doris Hart. 1986.
In National Register of Historic Places.
 
Erected 1986 by Bergen County Historical Society. (Marker Number 91.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the New Jersey, Bergen County Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 40° 56.083′ N, 74° 1.685′ W. Marker is in New Milford, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker is on River Edge Avenue (County Route 70), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is located near the Hackensack River. Marker is at or near this postal address: 147 River Edge Avenue, New Milford NJ 07646, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jacobus Demarest Homestead (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Borough of River Edge
Demarest-Bloomer House and Marker on River Edge Ave image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 19, 2008
2. Demarest-Bloomer House and Marker on River Edge Ave
(approx. 0.4 miles away); French Burying Ground (approx. 0.7 miles away); Site of the French Church and Cemetery (approx. ĺ mile away); Richard T. Cooper House (approx. 0.9 miles away); Washington Spring (approx. one mile away); a different marker also named Washington Spring (approx. 1.1 miles away); Haglerís Diner (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Milford.
 
Also see . . .  Bergen County Historical Society. (Submitted on April 20, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceNotable PlacesWaterways & Vessels
 
Demarest-Bloomer House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 19, 2008
3. Demarest-Bloomer House
The house is located on the east bank of the Hackensack River.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 20, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,712 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 20, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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