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Paramus Reformed Church Historic District

  • Also Known As: Old Paramus Church also Peremis Kirk

  • Address:
  • Vicinity: Bounded by Franklin Tpke, NJ 17, Saddle River, S side of cemetery and Glen Ave
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Historic District


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Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1778/00/00 General Washington had his headquarters here at Old Paramus church 10 times from 1778-1780
1778/07/13 Alexander Hamilton Witnesse Col Alexander Hamilton testifies at Charles Lee's Court-martial, 6 sessions are held at the Old Paramus church (razed) from July 10th to the 15th Battle of Monmouth
1778/07/13 William Alexander Presiding Judge Col Alexander Hamilton testifies at Charles Lee's Court-martial, 6 sessions are held at the Old Paramus church (razed) from July 10th to the 15th Battle of Monmouth
1778/07/13 Charles Lee Patriot Commander Col Alexander Hamilton testifies at Charles Lee's Court-martial, 6 sessions are held at the Old Paramus church (razed) from July 10th to the 15th Battle of Monmouth
1800/00/00 Current Paramus Reformed Church building is built with stone from the original church, remodeled in 1873

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Particulars for Paramus Reformed Church Historic District:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Historic Use Cemetery
Area of Significance Education
Sight Category Historic District
Criteria Historic Event
Architectural Style Late Victorian
Level of Significance Local
Area of Significance Military
Owner Private
Area of Significance Religion
Historic Use Religious Property



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 25th February 1975

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name: Paramus Reformed Church Historic District
Registry Address: Bounded by Franklin Tpke., NJ 17, Saddle River, S side of cemetery, and Glen Ave.
Registry Number: 75001121
Resource Type: District
Owner: Private
Architect: unknown
Architectural Style: Late victorian
Area in Acres: 39
Contributing Buildings: 3
Non-Contributing Buildings: 1
Contributing Sites: 2
Certification: Listed in the National Register
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: Local
Area of Significance: Military, Education, Architecture, Religion
Applicable Criteria: Event, Architecture-Engineering
Criteria Consideration: Cemetery, Religious property
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1750-1799
Significant Year: c 1776, 1799, 1874
Historic Function: Religion, Funerary
Historic Sub-Function: Cemetery, Religious structure
Current Function: Religion, Funerary
Current Sub-Function: Religious structure Cemetery

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