Wortendyke Homesite

Wortendyke Homesite (HM5HC)

Location: Harrington Park, NJ 07640 Bergen County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 59.245', W 73° 58.534'

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Frederick Wortendyke owned this land in 1723. It was once part of a large grant called the Tappan Patent. His son Jacob, who owned the homestead during the Revolutionary War, was taken captive in one of many British raids made in the area. Later owners included members of the Blauvelt, Demarest and Herring families. The house, rebuilt over the years, is now a combination of eighteenth and nineteenth century architecture.
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HM NumberHM5HC
Series This marker is part of the New Jersey: Bergen County Historical Society series
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Marker Number20
Placed ByBergen County Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 3rd, 2014 at 8:47pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 586173 N 4537865
Decimal Degrees40.98741667, -73.97556667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 59.245', W 73° 58.534'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 59' 14.70" N, 73° 58' 32.04" W
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Area Code(s)201
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 10-18 Harriot Ave, Harrington Park NJ 07640, US
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