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Van Buskirk-Oakley House

 
 
Van Buskirk-Oakley House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 2, 2008
1. Van Buskirk-Oakley House Marker
Inscription. Small wing built by Abraham J. Van Buskirk about 1820 from earlier c. 1789 house. Federal style main wing built c. 1832-34 for Fanning T. Oakley and wife Hetty Van Buskirk. Later owned by son Abraham V. B. Oakley and wife Eliza Voorhis; their daughter Margaret Hoyt acquired the house in 1900. It remained in the family until 1978. The 211 acre farm in “Kinderkamack” once stretched from the Hackensack River to Paramus.

Sponsored by Fenner & Esler Agency, 1980.
 
Erected 1980 by Bergen County Historical Society. (Marker Number 99.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the New Jersey, Bergen County Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 40° 57.377′ N, 74° 1.866′ W. Marker is in Oradell, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker is on Kinderkamack Road (County Route 503), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 467 Kinderkamack Road, Oradell NJ 07649, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Oradell (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Soldier Hill (approx. 0.3 miles away); Oradell Veterans Memorial
Marker on Kinderkamack Road image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 2, 2008
2. Marker on Kinderkamack Road
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Oradell World War II Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Haglerís Diner (approx. 0.4 miles away); Richard T. Cooper House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Kinderkamack (approx. 1.3 miles away); Emerson Veterans Monument (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oradell.
 
Also see . . .  Bergen County Historical Society. (Submitted on May 2, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Marker and Van Buskirk-Oakley House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 2, 2008
3. Marker and Van Buskirk-Oakley House
Van Buskirk-Oakley House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 2, 2008
4. Van Buskirk-Oakley House
The Van Buskirk-Oakley House is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Today it houses various offices.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 2, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,453 times since then and 64 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 2, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Christopher Busta-Peck was the editor who published this page.
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