Van Riper House

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Van Riper House
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General information
LocationNutley, New Jersey
Address491 River Road
Coordinates40°49′19″N 74°08′10″W / 40.8218354°N 74.135997°W / 40.8218354; -74.135997Coordinates: 40°49′19″N 74°08′10″W / 40.8218354°N 74.135997°W / 40.8218354; -74.135997
Completed1708
OwnerLocal
LandlordVan Riper Historic Restoration Trust of Nutley

The Van Riper House is a Bergen Dutch sandstone house located in Nutley, New Jersey, built in 1708. It was commandeered by British general Cornwallis during the American Revolutionary War. The building was for a time in the 20th century was owned by ITT Corporation and served as executives' residence and offices. In 2001, the building and 0.9 acres of land were transferred to the municipal government who then leased it to The Van Riper Historic Restoration Trust of Nutley for twenty years, with the intention that it would be restored and preserved.[1] [2] [3] [4][5]

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  1. ^ http://www.vanriperhouse.org/house01.html
  2. ^ http://www.vanriperhouse.org/SignificanceStatement.html
  3. ^ http://vanriperrestorationtrust.wordpress.com/2010/08/30/hello-world/
  4. ^ "Van Riper House Restoration Trust, Nutley, New Jersey". Retrieved 23 February 2016.
  5. ^ "Nutley, New Jersey Revolutionary War Sites - Nutley Historic Sites". Retrieved 23 February 2016.