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The Hermitage, Ho Ho Kus

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#93 of 118 in Museums in New Jersey
The Hermitage, located in Ho-Ho-Kus, Bergen County, New Jersey, United States, is a fourteen-room Gothic Revival house museum built in 1847–48 from designs by William H. Ranlett for Elijah Rosencrantz, Jr. Members of the Rosencrantz family owned The Hermitage estate from 1807 to 1970. The site was designated a National Historic Landmark for the excellence of its architecture and added to National Register of Historic Places in 1970. In 1971 it was added to the New Jersey Register of Historic Places.
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  • Our cousins had recommended that we visit the Hermitage as we added more to our American History bucket list of tours. On Saturday, we arrived for the 2:15 tour a little late, which was fine because.....  more »
  • The Hermitage has a rich and interesting past being a home that George Washington had stayed at during the war with the invitation of the owner and the home of Aaron Burr's first wife. The Hermitage....  more »
  • Chains embedded in walls in the back tell the story... Chains embedded in walls in the back tell the story... Chains embedded in walls in the back tell the story... Chains embedded in walls in the...  more »
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  • This historic home is rich in story about Burr, Hamilton and Washington. It is iconic and dated back from the 1800s. They always have unique exhibits both indoors and outdoors, both historic and modern. Enjoy for a small donation
  • Saw a great band, at a great venue, lots of $ was raised for Eli Mannings Tackle Kids Cancer!!!!!
  • Nice short trail.
  • Been here many times and always find some nice gifts. Just wish they were open for another week or two.
  • Was there for a wedding, which was very nice.

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