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[ back ]With Great HonorAnd RespectWe Proudly SaluteThos Who ServedIn Our NationsArmed Forces[ front ]Dedicated ByAmerican LegionAuxiliaryDept. Of New JerseyAmy FlahertyState President Vietnam · Korea · World War II · World War I
In Grateful Tribute The CitizensOf Paramus Honor The DefendersOf Our Country During All Wars For God And Country World War IDaniel Youmans World War IICornelius Blokand · Jacob J. Cleenput · Garret T. Cooper, Jr. · L. M…
This Tablet ErectedIn Honor OfOur Heroic CitizensWho Have Given Their LivesFor This Country
George WashingtonKneeling in PrayerbyDonald DeLueErected in Commemorationof theFiftieth Anniversaryof theGeorge WashingtonMemorial ParkCemetery Association1939 - 1989
Pre-Revolutionary homestead of David Terhune (1713-1792), weaver and patriot official who served as Freeholder from New Barbadoes Township 1779 to 1785; and of his son, John D. Terhune, a Freeholder in 1787. Farm raided by British four times durin…
The Indian name given this community by its Dutch settlers means "fields of wild turkeys". A fertile farming area, Paramus was familiar ground to both the British and American armies during the Revolution. Formerly a part of Midland Township, Para…
The historic cemetery directly in the rear of the Behnke farm contains the graves of descendants of early settlers in this area including a least two local farmer-militiamen of the American Revolution, Jacobus Brouwer and Henry Banta, as well as t…
Built by Jacobus Rutan, a farmer, on 32 acres of land about 1794-95. In 1800 his widow and son sold the house to Cornelius H. Zabriskie, a blacksmith and farmer. In 1856 he deeded the house to his grandson, Cornelius Zabriskie Terhune, also a farm…
Built on the farm of his grandfather, Christian J. Zabriskie, who bought the property in 1775. Tradition places a house on the site in 1792 but the present stone dwelling was probably built in the early 1800's and occupied by Stephen T. Zabriskie.…
Built c. 1826, this house combines the Federal style of architecture with that of the earlier Dutch Colonial. Erected by Jacob J. Zabriskie on the site of an earlier home, the farmhouse remained in the Zabriskie family for 132 years.