“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 Leonia, 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 (420) Essex County, NJ (152) Hudson County, NJ (101) Passaic County, NJ (140) Bronx County, NY (95) New York County, NY (1696) Rockland County, NY (265) Westchester County, NY (289)  BergenCounty(420) Bergen County (420)  EssexCounty(152) Essex County (152)  HudsonCounty(101) Hudson County (101)  PassaicCounty(140) Passaic County (140)  BronxCountyNew York(95) Bronx County (95)  NewYorkCounty(1696) New York County (1696)  RocklandCounty(265) Rockland County (265)  WestchesterCounty(289) Westchester County (289)
Hackensack is the county seat for Bergen County
Leonia is in Bergen County
      Bergen County (420)  
      Essex County (152)  
      Hudson County (101)  
      Passaic County (140)  
      Bronx County, New York (95)  
      New York County, New York (1696)  
      Rockland County, New York (265)  
      Westchester County, New York (289)  
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1New Jersey (Bergen County), Leonia — Civil War Armory and Drill Hall
Built in 1859 by “Jersey Blues Company” of the English Neighborhood. Troops that trained here became Company 1 of the 22nd New Jersey Infantry Regiment during the Civil War. Other troops trained here served during the Spanish-American . . . Map (db m54805) HM
2New Jersey (Bergen County), Leonia — Cole – Allaire – Boyd House
Oldest dwelling in Leonia – Circa 1765 Home of noted loyalist, Sam Cole prior to and during part of the Revolution.Map (db m54809) HM
3New Jersey (Bergen County), Leonia — Continental Army Encampment
Immediately south was located for a period in the early days of September 1780, the encampment of the left wing of the "light" troop of the Continental Army under Marquis de Lafayette.Map (db m7461) HM
4New Jersey (Bergen County), Leonia — Days Tavern
. . . Map (db m54807) HM
5New Jersey (Bergen County), Leonia — Dutch Reformed Churchof the English Neighborhood
Site of the Dutch Reformed Church of the English Neighborhood Built in 1768-9 and dedicated in 1770, with Dominie Garrett Lydecker its first minister. Used as a guardhouse and hospital at various times during the Revolution. Torn . . . Map (db m7335) HM
6New Jersey (Bergen County), Leonia — English Neighborhood Road
For 200 years this avenue was the English Neighborhood Road. In colonial days it was the main inland highway between Paulus Hook, Bergen and the English Neighborhood.Map (db m40770) HM
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7New Jersey (Bergen County), Leonia — George Washington Memorial Monument
On November 20th 1776, General George Washington and part of the Continental Army on their march from Fort Lee to Trenton passed this way.Map (db m93363) HM
8New Jersey (Bergen County), Leonia — Leonia Patent
This section of Leonia was purchased from the Indians by Captain John Berry under a patent dated 1669. Capt. Berry was governor of Nova Caesarea (New Jersey) 1672-3.Map (db m54806) HM
9New Jersey (Bergen County), Leonia — Leonia Tract
This section of Leonia is part of a tract purchased in 1668 from the Hackensack Indians by Samuel Edsall and Nicholas Varlett who founded the English Neighborhood.Map (db m54847) HM
10New Jersey (Bergen County), Leonia — March to Trenton
In the early morning of Nov. 20, 1776 after evacuating Fort Lee by order of Gen. Washington, the Continental troops under Gen. Greene came down this road on their march to Trenton.Map (db m7345) HM
11New Jersey (Bergen County), Leonia — Slave Burial Ground
In colonial times this was the site of a slave burial ground. In 1784 slaves comprised almost one forth of the population of the township.Map (db m7462) HM
12New Jersey (Bergen County), Leonia — Van Horne’s Grist Mill
Approximately 100 yards to the west once stood Van Horne’s Grist Mill as located on Robert Erskine’s Map and mentioned in Thomas Paine’s “Crisis” paper. One detachment of the Patriot Garrison retreating from Fort Lee, left the main . . . Map (db m40769) HM
13New Jersey (Bergen County), Leonia — 87 — Vreeland House
Located in old English Neighborhood on land purchased by Dirck Vreeland before the Revolution, the homestead stretched between the Hudson River and Overpeck Creek. The stone wing of this house was built about 1786 and later was remodeled. Son . . . Map (db m7131) HM
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Sep. 29, 2022