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

Peter A. Blauvelt House

 
 
Peter A. Blauvelt House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 28, 2008
1. Peter A. Blauvelt House Marker
Inscription. Built about 1890 in the High Victorian style of architecture when Norwood was part of old Harrington Township. Blauvelt was an undertaker and erected the building as a residence. In 1922 it became the home of Charles S. Gray who served as Mayor of Norwood for two terms. Purchased in 1946 by Walter H. and Alice H. Jones who restored the house and grounds. Mr. Jones was a New Jersey State Assemblyman and Senator.
Sponsored by Mrs. Walter H. Jones, 1987

 
Erected 1987 by Bergen County Historical Society. (Marker Number 92.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the New Jersey, Bergen County Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 40° 59.894′ N, 73° 57.739′ W. Marker is in Norwood, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker is at the intersection of Tappan Road and Broadway, on the right when traveling north on Tappan Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 234 Tappan Road, Norwood NJ 07648, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Abraham D. Blauvelt Homestead (approx. 0.6 miles away); Blanch-Haring House (approx. 0.9 miles
Marker on Tappan Road image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 28, 2008
2. Marker on Tappan Road
away); Old Burying Ground (approx. 0.9 miles away); Wortendyke Homesite (approx. one mile away); Garret J. Durie House (approx. 1.2 miles away); Claudius O. Collignon House (approx. 1.4 miles away); The Stone Point (approx. 1.4 miles away); Teunis Haring House (approx. 1.6 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Bergen County Historical Society. (Submitted on June 30, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Peter A. Blauvelt House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin
3. Peter A. Blauvelt House
Today, the Peter A. Blauvelt Home is a private residence, and is not visible from the road.
 
 
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 1,363 times since then and 54 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 30, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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