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

Dunkerhook Road

 
 
Dunkerhook Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 13, 2008
1. Dunkerhook Road Marker
Inscription. This old colonial lane was named Dunkerhook meaning Dark Corner by the Dutch who settled the area in the early 18th century. Along this road, the Zabriskie family, who bought the land from the Indians in 1702, built houses and a school for the use of their slaves.
Sponsored by Orthodox Christian Church of
Christ the Savior of Paramus

 
Erected by New Jersey, Bergen County Historical Society. (Marker Number 33.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the New Jersey, Bergen County Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 40° 56.873′ N, 74° 5.699′ W. Marker is in Paramus, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker is on Dunkerhook Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in Saddle River County Park. Marker is in this post office area: Paramus NJ 07652, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Naugle House (approx. mile away); Stephen T. Zabriskie House (approx. mile away); George Washington Kneeling in Prayer (approx. half a mile away); Terhune-Gardner House (approx.
Marker in Paramus County Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 13, 2008
2. Marker in Paramus County Park
half a mile away); Rutan-Terhune-Bidwell House (approx. 0.7 miles away); One-Room Schoolhouse (approx. 0.9 miles away); Terhune-Van Dien House (approx. one mile away); Radburn (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Paramus.
 
Also see . . .  New Jersey, Bergen County Historical Society. (Submitted on June 13, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraRoads & Vehicles
 
Dunkerhook Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 13, 2008
3. Dunkerhook Road Marker
Saddle River County Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 13, 2008
4. Saddle River County Park
Marker is near the entrance to the Saddle River County Park, off Dunkerhook Road.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 13, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,970 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 13, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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