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Historical Markers and War Memorials in River Edge, 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 (401) Essex County, NJ (148) Hudson County, NJ (71) Passaic County, NJ (126) Bronx County, NY (57) New York County, NY (1433) Rockland County, NY (255) Westchester County, NY (198)  BergenCounty(401) Bergen County (401)  EssexCounty(148) Essex County (148)  HudsonCounty(71) Hudson County (71)  PassaicCounty(126) Passaic County (126)  BronxCountyNew York(57) Bronx County (57)  NewYorkCounty(1433) New York County (1433)  RocklandCounty(255) Rockland County (255)  WestchesterCounty(198) Westchester County (198)
Location of River Edge, New Jersey
    Bergen County (401)
    Essex County (148)
    Hudson County (71)
    Passaic County (126)
    Bronx County, New York (57)
    New York County, New York (1433)
    Rockland County, New York (255)
    Westchester County, New York (198)
 
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GEOGRAPHIC SORT
1New Jersey (Bergen County), River Edge — Borough of River Edge
Sections were once known as Kindermack, Steenrapie, Old Bridge and New Bridge. George Washington, in 1776, retreated across New Bridge and the hill above was fortified by the British in 1778. In 1780 the Americans encamped in town with the HQ of . . . Map (db m36452) HM
2New Jersey (Bergen County), River Edge — Camp Kitchen
This is a reproduction of an 18th century military camp kitchen. Camp kitchens like these were generally constructed when an 18th century army was encamped for a few days or weeks. Each kitchen could accommodate 11 to 12 fireplaces with chimneys . . . Map (db m90862) HM
3New Jersey (Bergen County), River Edge — Historic New Bridge Landing
A Revolutionary War Battleground at the Bridge that Saved a Nation These are the times that try men’s souls . . . 3 Historic Homes • Distinctive Jersey Dutch Architecture & ArtifactsMap (db m51305) HM
4New Jersey (Bergen County), River Edge — Historic New Bridge Landing
Pre-History - The Tappans, affiliated with the Minisinks, occupied the northern valley of the Hackensack River and its major tributaries, extending downstream to French Creek at New Bridge. The tidal lowlands to the south were occupied by the . . . Map (db m74100) HM
5New Jersey (Bergen County), River Edge — Historic New Bridge Landing
1) Steuben House.   Jan and Annetje (Ackerman) Zabriskie prospered as miller and merchant at this site. They built a five-room stone cottage in 1752 and enlarged the house to the present size in 1767 by adding a second story along the rear and . . . Map (db m74123) HM
6New Jersey (Bergen County), River Edge — New Bridge
The first “new bridge” erected in 1745. It was a strategic crossing during the Revolution used by Washington’s army during the 1776 retreat. In 1888/89, the wooden span was replaced by this iron swing-bridge, now the oldest such bridge . . . Map (db m68879) HM
7New Jersey (Bergen County), River Edge — New Bridge
Washington’s rear guard under Greene held the bridge in the Retreat of 1776. Burr attacked British here in 1777 and Lee’s expedition against Paulus Hook started from here 1779. Bridge crossed often by both armies during the Revolution.Map (db m90858) HM
8New Jersey (Bergen County), River Edge — New Bridge Landing
Site of the Zabriskie Grist Mill and wharf near the head of navigation on the Hackensack River. Farm produce and iron from the Ramapo Mts. were shipped from here to market. The mill, once powered by the tides, burned in 1852 after a century of . . . Map (db m7468) HM
9New Jersey (Bergen County), River Edge — Old Demarest House
Erected at New Milford. Removed to this site 1955 by Hiram B. D. Blauvelt, President Demarest Memorial Foundation.Map (db m51304) HM
10New Jersey (Bergen County), River Edge — The (Von) Steuben House
A Tory’s property, seized during the Revolution, was presented by New Jersey to Baron von Steuben, Gen. Washington’s drillmaster.Map (db m96856) HM
11New Jersey (Bergen County), River Edge — The Campbell – Christie House
This Dutch Style sandstone house had stood in New Milford since the Revolution. Faced with demolition it was saved for our country’s heritage by moving it to this site on September 27, 1977. This preservation was accomplished through the combined . . . Map (db m7465) HM
12New Jersey (Bergen County), River Edge — The Zabriskie House
Erected 1752 and presented to Maj. Gen. Von Steuben by the State of New Jersey 1783 in recognition of New Jersey’s share of the debt which the nation owed the General.Map (db m51303) HM
 
Apr. 20, 2021