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Laroe-Van Horn House
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hyperheidi
N 41° 05.308 W 074° 10.318
18T E 569545 N 4548908
Quick Description: 1750s Stone house along Route 202 West of Mahwah.
Location: New Jersey, United States
Date Posted: 10/31/2011 6:16:47 AM
Waymark Code: WMCZWZ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member unimoggers
Views: 5

Long Description:
Located in “Ramapough” near the site of an Indian trading post, this Dutch Colonial house was built about 1750 by Jacobus Laroe. The small wing was added at a later date, the porch about 1840. Some later owners were Jacobus Bogert who had a tavern here; John Haring, a member of the Continental Congress; the Hopper family and Abraham Van Horn, a Bergen County Freeholder and New Jersey Assemblyman.
Marker Name: Laroe-Van Horn House

Marker Type: Local? Unofficial

Marker text:
Located in “Ramapough” near the site of an Indian trading post, this Dutch Colonial house was built about 1750 by Jacobus Laroe. The small wing was added at a later date, the porch about 1840. Some later owners were Jacobus Bogert who had a tavern here; John Haring, a member of the Continental Congress; the Hopper family and Abraham Van Horn, a Bergen County Freeholder and New Jersey Assemblyman.


Dedication Date: 1/1/1111

City: Ramapo

County: Bergen County

Group responsible for placement: Bergen County Historical Society. (Marker Number 25.)

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