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Wyckoff Historical Society receives Bergen County History Grant
The WHS is thrilled to announce the approval of a general operating support re-grant for 2021.
The grant is earmarked for Union Cemetery maintenance and to replace the chain link fence on the perimeter of the cemetery. Thanks to the WHS Grant committee, Gail Scanlan, Peter Staller, and Richard Lynch, all who were instrumental in preparing the grant application and were notified of its approval last month.
The downtown of Wyckoff evolved slowly from its early beginnings. Probably the first commercial establishment was the Board and Stout,...Read more
One of the influences of the early Dutch settlers is the method of house construction; realizing the durability in building...Read more
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Beginning in the 1900s, people came from New York city and Jersey City to get fresh country air in the then-rural Wyckoff. There were boarding houses...Read more
The early Wyckoff area contained many small farms, but only one remains today. Farmers were drawn to the fertile farmland...Read more
The church was a powerful influence for the early Dutch settlers. They began attending the Dutch Reformed Church at the Ponds (now Oakland) c. 1710....Read more
Even though the Dutch were known for building stone houses, many other homes and barns were built out of plentiful...Read more