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Old Tappan, New Jersey Historical Markers

 
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By Bill Coughlin, May 23, 2008
Marker on Westwood Avenue
New Jersey (Bergen County), Old Tappan — Claudius O. Collignon House
Built about 1864 by Claudius with a kitchen wing, it has elements of Greek Revival and Italianate styles of architecture. He purchased a half interest in the farm and mill works owned by his brother Nicholas. Their firm was known as the Collignon . . . — Map (db m7930) HM
New Jersey (Bergen County), Old Tappan — 29 — Haring - DeWolf House
This house was built about 1709 by Cosyn Haring, one of the sixteen Tappan patentees. It is an example of early Dutch Colonial architecture found in the Hackensack valley. This house has never been deeded to anyone, having been in the same family . . . — Map (db m52943) HM
New Jersey (Bergen County), Old Tappan — 97 — John Haring, Jr. House
Built about 1836 by John Haring, Jr., the house is an example of Greek Revival architecture and retains many original features. Haring’s homestead was on 14½ acres but he also owned adjacent lands which he farmed for decades. Daughter Sarah . . . — Map (db m7932) HM
New Jersey (Bergen County), Old Tappan — 96 — Teunis Haring House
Erected about 1810 on the site of an earlier house, the brick and sandstone center section is Dutch Colonial style, with wings added c. 1820-1875. It was the homestead of Teunis Haring, a farmer and Chosen Freeholder of Bergen County. Later owned . . . — Map (db m43842) HM
New Jersey (Bergen County), Old Tappan — 30 — The Stone Point
As early as 1704 this area of the Tappan Patent was called the “steen” or “Stone” point, later Stony Point. It was commonly known by that name for over 150 years. A grist mill was built here in 1725, fifty years before the . . . — Map (db m7931) HM

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