Newkirk House

Newkirk House (HM177V)

Location: Jersey City, NJ 07306 Hudson County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 43.877', W 74° 3.619'

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Jersey City's oldest building, the Newkirk House was erected circa 1690 a few blocks northeast of the nearby Dutch settlement of Bergen Square (1660).

Occupied for two centuries by the Newkirk family, the sandstone structure was sold by descendants in 1889 and moved and altered in 1928 for the widening of Summit Avenue.

The Newkirk House stands as a rare reminder of Jersey City's primordial Dutch heritage.
HM NumberHM177V
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Date Added Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 1:29am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 579349 N 4509352
Decimal Degrees40.73128333, -74.06031667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 43.877', W 74° 3.619'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 43' 52.62" N, 74° 3' 37.14" W
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Area Code(s)201
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 458-494 County Rd 617, Jersey City NJ 07306, US
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