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Historical Markers in Closter, New Jersey

 
Clickable Map of Bergen County, New Jersey and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Bergen County, NJ (424) Essex County, NJ (153) Hudson County, NJ (101) Passaic County, NJ (140) Bronx County, NY (102) New York County, NY (1848) Rockland County, NY (266) Westchester County, NY (289)  BergenCounty(424) Bergen County (424)  EssexCounty(153) Essex County (153)  HudsonCounty(101) Hudson County (101)  PassaicCounty(140) Passaic County (140)  BronxCountyNew York(102) Bronx County (102)  NewYorkCounty(1848) New York County (1848)  RocklandCounty(266) Rockland County (266)  WestchesterCounty(289) Westchester County (289)
Hackensack is the county seat for Bergen County
Closter is in Bergen County
      Bergen County (424)  
ADJACENT TO BERGEN COUNTY
      Essex County (153)  
      Hudson County (101)  
      Passaic County (140)  
      Bronx County, New York (102)  
      New York County, New York (1848)  
      Rockland County, New York (266)  
      Westchester County, New York (289)  
 
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1New Jersey (Bergen County), Closter — Closter Public School
In 1899 the schoolhouse property was bought from the Bloomer family. The following year a two story, square plan, Renaissance Revival style building was completed with 3 classrooms and an assembly room for grades K-8. In 1907, 4 classrooms were . . . Map (db m7912) HM
2New Jersey (Bergen County), Closter — 65 — Daniel De Clark House
Built about 1786 by Daniel De Clark, the frame kitchen wing was added in the early 1800’s. De Clark operated a large cattle and dairy farm on 170 acres of land. In 1815 son William was the owner and he sold the house to his grandson, Jacob D.C. . . . Map (db m7916) HM
3New Jersey (Bergen County), Closter — Harold Hess Lustron House
To ease post-WWII housing shortages, the Lustron Corp. of Ohio made an unique house of all pre-fabricated steel parts on an assembly line basis and shipped them directly to owners lots. Harold Hess purchased a Westchester Deluxe model with attached . . . Map (db m174139) HM
4New Jersey (Bergen County), Closter — Hilderbrant Naugle House
Built in 1871 for Hilderbrant Naugle on a suburban lot near the Closter R.R. depot, the frame gable-front-and wing house is notable for the ornamental scroll work of Gothic design. Naugle was a carpenter and clockmaker who made improvements to his . . . Map (db m7919) HM
5New Jersey (Bergen County), Closter — Nagel – Auryansen Cemetery
This final resting place of early Closter settlers was established by Barent and Resolvert Nagel on their 1,030-acre tract jointly purchased in 1710. The first burial is believed to be Jan Adriansen, c. 1721. The Nagel brothers divided their land . . . Map (db m63546) HM
6New Jersey (Bergen County), Closter — 63 — Nagel (Naugle) House
Built about 1745 on land purchased in 1710 by Barent and Resolvert Nagel. The frame wing was added later. Owned by Barent’s son John by 1754 and later by grandson David Naugle, a militiaman during the Revolutionary War. In about 1784 David built a . . . Map (db m7910) HM
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7New Jersey (Bergen County), Closter — 64 — Reformed Church of ClosterBuilt 1862
Established as the “Protestant Reformed Dutch Church of Closter City”, it was the first church erected in the Borough of Closter. Dedicated October 7, 1862, tradition says the church was the headquarters of the “Harrington Rifles”, a group of . . . Map (db m7917) HM
8New Jersey (Bergen County), Closter — The Closter Horseman
He saw the redcoats on the eastern hills. This Closterman who galloped through the mist to warn the troops encamped down the road at Fort Lee. His plow horse carrying him to glory on the most important ride in history, the hinge on which the door . . . Map (db m63549) HM
9New Jersey (Bergen County), Closter — The Nauglel / Auryansen Cemetery
This active graveyard dates to the earliest settlement period of Closter’s history. Documented burials date to circa 1722 and include Dutch pioneer families with names like Vervalen, Naugle (Nagle), DeClark, Ferdon, Parsells, Auryansen, Demarest, . . . Map (db m63551) HM
10New Jersey (Bergen County), Closter — Walter Parcells Homestead
In 1795 Walter Parcells, a mason, erected this house of local stone on 34 acres of land on what was then known as Closter New Road. Built in the Federal style, it is 1½ stories high with a gambrel style roof. The frame wing was added later and . . . Map (db m7915) HM
 
 
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Nov. 27, 2022