Union Cemetery Overview

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Community Life

Community Life

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...

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Churches

Churches

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....

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Stone Houses

Stone Houses

One of the influences of the early Dutch settlers is the method of house construction; realizing the durability in building...

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WHS Receives the Oratam Award

The Bergen County Historical Society gave the WHS the Oratam Award following a two-year cemetery headstone recovery effort at Union Cemetery. Here the Wyckoff Township Committee acknowledges the award.

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Downtown

Downtown

The downtown of Wyckoff evolved slowly from its early beginnings. Probably the first commercial establishment was the Board and Stout,...

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Farms

Farms

The early Wyckoff area contained many small farms, but only one remains today. Farmers were drawn to the fertile farmland...

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Old Structures

Old Structures

Even though the Dutch were known for building stone houses, many other homes and barns were built out of plentiful...

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