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REVOLUTIONARY WAR SITES IN ROCKLEIGH, NEW JERSEY

Rockleigh New Jersey - Revolutionary War Sites
ABRAHAM A. HARING HOUSE
Abraham A. Haring House
Rockleigh, New Jersey
Abraham A. Haring House
Peirmont Rd. near Rockleigh Rd.
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This house is a private residence.
Please respect the privacy and property of the owners.

This house was built around 1758 by Abraham A. Haring on on his 200-acre farm. The smaller kitchen wing was added to the house circa 1812.

Abraham A. Haring served in the Revolutionary War as captain in the Bergen County Militia. British troops captured Haring, and he was imprisoned in New York City. The British occupied New York City for most of the war, and they kept most of their prisoners there. The conditions in these prisons were horrible, and the mortality rate was high. Haring died in prison, probably in 1780. [1]

Revolutionary War Rockleigh
ROCKLEIGH ROAD
Rockleigh Road

Rockleigh Road
Marker is on Rockleigh Rd., just off Piermont Rd.
Map / Directions to the Rockleigh Road Marker

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Rockleigh Road dates back to the colonial era. A historic marker describes the road's history, including its use by troops during the Revolutionary War. [2]


Rockleigh New Jersey in the Revolutionary War

Rockleigh New Jersey in the Revolutionary War

 

Rockleigh New Jersey - Revolutionary War Sites

Source Notes:

1. ^ Information was drawn from:
• Bergen County Historical Society sign
• Adrian C. Leiby, Revolutionary War in the Hackensack Valley, The Jersey Dutch and the Neutral Ground, 1775 - 1783 (New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press) Page 121

▸▸▸ For more about the conditions in the prisons used by the British in New York City during the war, see the book:
Edwin G. Burrows, Forgotten Patriots, The Untold Story of American Prisoners During the Revolutionary War (New York: Basic Books, 2008)

2. ^ Bergen County Historical Society sign

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