John G. Benson House

John G. Benson House (HM49R)

Location: Englewood, NJ 07631 Bergen County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 53.443', W 73° 58.475'

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Built c. 1800 by John G. Benson, a farmer, and from 1794 to 1797, a captain in the militia. This house, an example of post-Revolutionary War Dutch Colonial architecture, was built on property confiscated by New Jersey from the Reverend Garret Lydecker, a Tory during the American Revolution.

Sponsored by Englewood Environmental Commission 1974
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HM NumberHM49R
Series This marker is part of the New Jersey: Bergen County Historical Society series
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Marker Number9
Year Placed1974
Placed ByBergen County Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 13th, 2014 at 1:12pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 586382 N 4527131
Decimal Degrees40.89071667, -73.97458333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 53.443', W 73° 58.475'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 53' 26.58" N, 73° 58' 28.50" W
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Area Code(s)201
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 66 Grand Ave, Englewood NJ 07631, US
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