Bergenfield in Bergen County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected by Bergen County Historical Society. (Marker Number 2.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the New Jersey, Bergen County Historical Society marker series.
Location. 40° 55.748′ N, 74° 0.184′ W. Marker is in Bergenfield, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker is on West Church Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 150 West Church Street, Bergenfield NJ 07621, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old North Church (approx. 0.9 miles away); In Grateful Remembrance (approx. 0.9 miles away); Derick Banta House (approx. one mile away); African American Baptist Church Cemetery Old Slave Cemetery (approx. one mile away); Jacobus Demarest Homestead (approx. 1.2 miles away); Site of the French Church and Cemetery (approx. 1.3 miles away); Demarest-Bloomer House (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bergenfield.
Regarding South Church. In 1765, a charter was granted to United Protestant Dutch Reformed churches of Hackensack and Schraalenburgh, one of the first ten church charters in New Jersey. "Schraalenburgh" means "scraggly hill" in Dutch.
Also see . . .
1. Bergen County Historical Society. (Submitted on May 1, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. History of the South Presbyterian Church. Official Website. (Submitted on May 2, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
Categories. • Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 1, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 2,056 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 1, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.