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

Terhune-Van Dien House

 
 
Terhune-Van Dien House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 13, 2008
1. Terhune-Van Dien House Marker
Inscription. Built about 1795 by Henry S. Terhune in “Old Paramus” on land owned by the Terhune family since 1707. the two-hundred acre farm extended for over a mile between the Saddle River and Sprout Brook. In 1853 the house was inherited by Terhune’s grandson, John Zabriskie Van Dien, and was owned by his family for three generations. Alterations to the farmhouse have been made over the years
Sponsored by Wesley Poriotis, 1987.
In New Jersey Register of Historic Places.

 
Erected 1987 by Bergen County Historical Society. (Marker Number 100.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the New Jersey, Bergen County Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 40° 56.007′ N, 74° 5.46′ W. Marker is in Paramus, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker is on Paramus Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 109 Paramus Road, 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. Terhune-Gardner House (approx. half a mile away); George Washington Kneeling in Prayer (approx. 0.6 miles away); Tower and Water Wheel of Easton Gardens
Marker on Paramus Road image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 13, 2008
2. Marker on Paramus Road
(approx. 0.6 miles away); Red Mill – Paramus (approx. 0.6 miles away); Naugle House (approx. one mile away); Dunkerhook Road (approx. one mile away); Stephen T. Zabriskie House (approx. 1.3 miles away); Jewish War Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Paramus.
 
Also see . . .  Bergen County Historical Society. (Submitted on June 15, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsNotable Places
 
Terhune-Van Dien House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 13, 2008
3. Terhune-Van Dien House
Today the Terhune-Van Dien House is a private residence.
Terhune-Van Dien House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 13, 2008
4. Terhune-Van Dien House
The Terhune-Van Dien House is listed on the New Jersey Register of Historic Places.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 15, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,381 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 15, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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