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

Site of the French Church and Cemetery

 
 
French Church and Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 19, 2008
1. French Church and Cemetery Marker
Inscription. Site of the French Church and Cemetery of Kinkachemeck, New Jersey. Deeded to David Desmarest June 8, 1677 by Tapan Indians.

Erected by the Bergen County Historical Society 1935.
 
Erected 1935 by Bergen County Historical Society. (Marker Number 124.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the New Jersey, Bergen County Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 40° 55.442′ N, 74° 1.628′ W. Marker is in New Milford, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker is at the intersection of River Road and Patrolman Ray Woods Lane, on the left when traveling north on River Road. Touch for map. Marker is in front of New Milford Borough Hall. Marker is at or near this postal address: 930 River Road, New Milford NJ 07646, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. French Burying Ground (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Borough of River Edge (approx. 0.7 miles away); New Bridge Inn (approx. 0.7 miles away); New Bridge (approx. 0.7 miles away); Jacobus Demarest Homestead (approx. 0.7 miles away); Brett Park / New Bridge Area
Marker at New Milford Borough Hall image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 19, 2008
2. Marker at New Milford Borough Hall
The French Burying Ground is visible in the background to the right.
(approx. 0.7 miles away); Cattails = Clay (approx. 0.7 miles away); a different marker also named New Bridge (approx. 0.7 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. Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches, Etc.Colonial Era
 
The French Burying Ground image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 19, 2008
3. The French Burying Ground
This small cemetery is located a short distance from the marker.
 
 
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 1,799 times since then and 64 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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