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

Joseph Dubois House

Built 1835

 
 
Joseph Dubois House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 28, 2008
1. Joseph Dubois House Marker
Inscription. Erected by Joseph Dubois in the locality once known as Rockland Neighborhood. South wing built in 1835, with materials from 18th century house of John Gesner. Center section built soon after with Victorian porch and north wing added at a later date. Barn erected 1836. Dubois was a Hudson River “boatman” and owner of a sloop operating from nearby Snedens Landing.
 
Erected by Bergen County Historical Society. (Marker Number 111.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the New Jersey, Bergen County Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 41° 0.314′ N, 73° 55.519′ W. Marker is in Rockleigh, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker is on Rockleigh Road near 31 Rockleigh Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Northvale NJ 07647, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rockleigh (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jacob Concklin House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Piermont Road (approx. 0.3 miles away); Rockleigh Road (approx. half a mile away); Abraham A. Haring House
Rockleigh Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 28, 2008
2. Rockleigh Marker
(approx. 0.6 miles away); John A. Haring House (approx. 0.7 miles away); Skunk Hollow (approx. mile away in New York); The De Wint House (approx. 1.4 miles away in New York). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rockleigh.
 
Also see . . .  Bergen County Historical Society. (Submitted on June 30, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Marker on Rockleigh Road image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 24, 2012
3. Marker on Rockleigh Road
31 Rockleigh Road image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 28, 2008
4. 31 Rockleigh Road
Today, this house is a private residence in Rockleigh.
Joseph Dubois House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 28, 2008
5. Joseph Dubois House
The Victorian porch can be seen in this photo.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 30, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,226 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 30, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   3. submitted on February 24, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   4, 5. submitted on June 30, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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