“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Ho Ho Kus, 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;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> 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
Ho Ho Kus is in Bergen County
      Bergen County (424)  
      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), Ho Ho Kus — Front Entrance
The Rosencrantz family, like other upper-middle class families, worked hard but could sometimes take time to sit on the front porch and visit with neighbors. Some of the stonework visible in this photograph (circa 1890) was original to the 18th . . . Map (db m43267) HM
2New Jersey (Bergen County), Ho Ho Kus — Leisure Activities
Outdoor leisure activities for a Victorian family included croquet, archery, bicycling, swimming, painting, photography and boating. This photograph (circa 1890) reveals that the Rosecrantz family had a sense of humor; this bucolic rowing scene was . . . Map (db m43280) HM
3New Jersey (Bergen County), Ho Ho Kus — North Gate
The Hermitage is a Mid-Nineteenth Century Gothic Revival cottage style villa built on the site of an earlier house. The architect William Ranlett was commissioned in 1847 to renovate the original Colonial-style building by adding a new wing and . . . Map (db m43278) HM
4New Jersey (Bergen County), Ho Ho Kus — Rosencrantz Cotton Mills
From the time that Elijah Rosencrantz bought the Hermitage in 1807 to the Civil War, mills on the nearby Hohokus Brook behind the building provided an income for the Rosencrantz family. This photograph (circa 1890) shows millworkers posing in front . . . Map (db m43266) HM
5New Jersey (Bergen County), Ho Ho Kus — The “Bricks”
This area shown (circa 1890) is in the rear of the Hermitage and provided a convenient, covered area for household activities. To Victorians there was a strong connection between homes and children. “It is not for ourselves alone but for the sake . . . Map (db m43275) HM
6New Jersey (Bergen County), Ho Ho Kus — The Rosencrantz Heritage
Mary Elizabeth Rosencrantz was born in the Hermitage and lived there until she died in 1970 at the age of 85. Unmarried and one of the last descendants of Elijah Rosencrantz who purchased the Hermitage in 1807, she knew the historical value of her . . . Map (db m43269) HM
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7New Jersey (Bergen County), Ho Ho Kus — Victorian Tea Party
This photograph (circa 1890) has captured an occasion very popular with Victorians. Three friends sitting in bentwood chairs enjoy a tea party on the lawn of the Hermitage. Victorians loved the outdoors, and a lady always wore her hat and a stylish . . . Map (db m43270) HM
8New Jersey (Bergen County), Ho Ho Kus — Well-House
William Dayton Rosencrantz, his children William Dayton, Jr. and Mary Elizabeth, and second wife Bessie posed (circa 1890) in front of the well-house which provided water for the Rosencrantz family and for travelers on Franklin Turnpike. The . . . Map (db m43279) HM
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Dec. 1, 2022