The Bartholf Farm

This article, by Charles Anderson, was first published in “The Old Station Timetable” in October 1980. The Bartholf Farm on Fardale Avenue, which was first cut through by grandfather Bartholf, was a typical family working enterprise of the early days. Originally part of a huge grant of over 1000 acres, the property was later divided…

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Cemetery of the Old Ramapo Lutheran Church, Moffatt Road, Mahwah – Chapter II

This article, by Charles Anderson, was first published in “The Old Station Timetable” in April 1980. For the first part, click here. Henry Frederick, 1729-1790, and several of his children are nearby. John Bush, who died in 1812, could have been a son of Samuel Bush, who owned lot #96A south of the Frederick land….

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Cemetery of the Old Ramapo Lutheran Church, Moffatt Road, Mahwah – Chapter I

This article, by Charles Anderson, was first published in “The Old Station Timetable”  in February 1980. For a continuation of the article, click here. The congregation of the Ramapo Lutheran Church chose a sandy hill west of the church on what is now Moffatt Road for its burial ground. It overlooked the valley up to…

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Former Governor Rodman Price

This article by John Y. Dater, was first published in “The Old Station Timetable” in October 1981. The following account of the life of Rodman M. Price was taken from the 1882 History of Bergen and Passaic Counties by Clayton and Nelson (3 1/2 pages) and partly from the research of former Freeholder Chester A….

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Historic Sites

This article, by Elaine Rod, was first published in  “The Old Station Timetable” in June 1979. The Historic Sites Committee is finishing its research of 18th and 19th century historical houses and landmarks in Mahwah. The Committee, appointed by the Township Committee, began its work more than a year ago by selecting all those homes…

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