“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Ridgewood, New Jersey

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Hackensack is the county seat for Bergen County
Ridgewood is in Bergen County
      Bergen County (420)  
      Essex County (152)  
      Hudson County (99)  
      Passaic County (140)  
      Bronx County, New York (95)  
      New York County, New York (1640)  
      Rockland County, New York (265)  
      Westchester County, New York (289)  
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1New Jersey (Bergen County), Ridgewood — Abraham Godwin
Brigadier General Abraham Godwin Soldier, Statesman, artist, poet, engraver, musician and gracious host. Born July 16, 1763. His career began at the age of thirteen when his brother, David, aged eleven, he left home at Totowa to join Captain . . . Map (db m22133) HM
2New Jersey (Bergen County), Ridgewood — 107 — Archibald – Vroom House
Built about 1789 by John M. Archibald on a 26 acre farm. Later owned by Peter J. Hopper who started a small store in the 1830’s, the first on the avenue. Victorian improvements were made in the 1880’s. William L. Vroom, a noted physician, purchased . . . Map (db m22129) HM
3New Jersey (Bergen County), Ridgewood — Beech Street School
This building, constructed in 1894, housed all the school children of Ridgewood and vicinity. A petition by the mothers of the village altered the design from wood to brick and stone. One of New Jersey’s first kindergartens was housed here. The . . . Map (db m16494) HM
4New Jersey (Bergen County), Ridgewood — 45 — Historic Glen Avenue
This colonial road, traditionally an Indian Trail, was a key route to Peremus Church during the American Revolution. Former names of this road mark eras in America’s history – Franklin Turnpike, for the Tory governor Wm. Franklin; Harrison . . . Map (db m18688) HM
5New Jersey (Bergen County), Ridgewood — Joseph H. Chapman Summer Residence
Built about 1869 in the late Italianate style of architecture, it was the summer home of Joseph H. Chapman who was a Wall St. insurance agent. In 1868 a group of investors laid out streets and house lots and named the development Ridgewood Park. . . . Map (db m24986) HM
6New Jersey (Bergen County), Ridgewood — Near this House of GodNisi Dominus Frustra
Near this House of God encamped General Washington and his army in 1778 In grateful tribute to the memory of the patriots who sleep in the adjacent church yard and to the men and women of this community who assisted so valiantly in the establishment . . . Map (db m25022) HM
7New Jersey (Bergen County), Ridgewood — 43 — Old Paramus Reformed Church
Organized in 1725 by pioneer Dutch settlers, the congregation of this church has worshipped here over 240 years. First church, built 1735 on this land given by Peter Fauconier, a French Huguenot, was a headquarters of Gen. George Washington in . . . Map (db m24983) HM
8New Jersey (Bergen County), Ridgewood — Ridgewood 9-11 Memorial
In Memory of the Ridgewood Residents who perished in the World Trade Center terrorist attack September 11, 2001 Richard M. Blood, Jr. • Michael T. Carroll, FDNY • Daniel F. McGinley, Jr. • James D. Munhall • Charlie Murphy • Steven B. . . . Map (db m22130) WM
9New Jersey (Bergen County), Ridgewood — Ridgewood Station
Ridgewood Station Date: 1916 W. W. Drinker and Frank A. Howard, Engineers Ridgewood Station is a fine, and possibly unique (for New Jersey) example of the Mission Revival style, first popularized in California during the 1890's. Distinctive . . . Map (db m108051) HM
10New Jersey (Bergen County), Ridgewood — Ridgewood Veterans Memorial
In Token of Veneration To the Sons of Ridgewood Who Died in the World War. This Memorial Is Dedicated A.D. MCMXXIVMap (db m22132) WM
11New Jersey (Bergen County), Ridgewood — 44 — Schoolhouse Museum
Built in 1872, this school is believed to be the fifth one erected on Paramus Reformed Church ground. From 1730 to the 1870s, education was carried on by the church. Rented to Ridgewood Township, it became District School No. 45 from the 1870s to . . . Map (db m24985) HM
12New Jersey (Bergen County), Ridgewood — 46 — Van Dien House
Located on property purchased by Garret Van Dien about 1713, this house was built by a descendant, and is a combination of 18th and 19th century architecture. It has been enlarged over the years and remained in the Van Dien family until 1900.Map (db m24987) HM
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Aug. 12, 2022