Sluckup

Sluckup (HM588)

Location: Paramus, NJ 07652 Bergen County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 55.836', W 74° 3.35'

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In Revolutionary days this area of Paramus was known by the unusual name of Sluckup. The name was derived from a local legend. A Dutch farmer hung his shirt on a nearby fence while working in his field. When he saw the shirt disappear into the mouth of a cow, he described the shirt as having been "sluck up" by the cow.
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Ridge Ranch Social Club of Paramus
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HM NumberHM588
Series This marker is part of the New Jersey: Bergen County Historical Society series
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Marker Number36
Placed ByNew Jersey, Bergen County Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 4:36am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 579489 N 4531482
Decimal Degrees40.93060000, -74.05583333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 55.836', W 74° 3.35'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 55' 50.16" N, 74° 3' 21.00" W
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Area Code(s)201
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 195 Spring Valley Rd, Paramus NJ 07652, US
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