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Cliffside Park in Bergen County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Palisades Amusement Park

 
 
Palisades Amusement Park Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Erik Lander, January 3, 2004
1. Palisades Amusement Park Marker
Inscription.
Dedicated to the memory of
Palisades Amusement
Park

" Here we were happy.
Here we grew!"

"This is dedicated to the men and women who worked and played at Palisades Amusement Park, especially to the man who was its Spirit, its Shaker and its Mover, Irving Rosenthal."
"Cousin" Bruce Morrow


( Second Plaque: )
For everyone who knew Palisades . . .
everyone who ever loved an amusement park . . .
and everyone who is young at heart
!”


from the Producers of the file
“Palisades Amusement Park:
A Century of Fond Memories”

Davids Productions /
The Palisades Amusement Park Historical Society

 
Erected 1998.
 
Location. 40° 49.673′ N, 73° 58.838′ W. Marker is in Cliffside Park, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker is at the intersection of Palisade Ave. and Franklin Ave., on the right when traveling north on Palisade Ave.. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cliffside Park NJ 07010, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Christopher Columbus Memorial Plaza (approx. 0.3 miles away); Edgewater World War I Monument
Second Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, January 29, 2013
2. Second Marker
This second marker for Palisades Amusement Park is located on a nearby bench.
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Vriessendael (approx. 0.6 miles away); Ferryboat Binghamton (approx. 0.6 miles away); Edgewater World War II Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Edgewater Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Edgewater Vietnam Veterans Monument (approx. 0.7 miles away); Tsunesaburo Makiguchi (approx. mile away).
 
Also see . . .  The Palisades Amusement Park Historical Society. The official internet home of the legendary amusement park. (Submitted on January 29, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. 20th CenturyEntertainmentNotable Places
 
Palisades Amusement Park Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, January 29, 2013
3. Palisades Amusement Park Marker
Second Palisades Amusement Park Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, January 29, 2013
4. Second Palisades Amusement Park Marker
Palisades Amusement Park Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, January 29, 2013
5. Palisades Amusement Park Monument
Palisades Amusement Park Markers Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, January 29, 2013
6. Palisades Amusement Park Markers
Dedication Plaque Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, January 29, 2013
7. Dedication Plaque
The dedication plaque is located on the back of the Palisades Amusement Park Monument.
Cyclone Ticket Booth Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, October 24, 2012
8. Cyclone Ticket Booth
The actual ticket booth for the Cyclone wooden roller coaster from Palisades Amusement Park is seen here. It is located behind the Fire Museum in Fort Lee.
Palisades Amusement Park Exhibit Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, November 22, 2014
9. Palisades Amusement Park Exhibit
Various memorabilia from Palisades Amusement Park can be seen at the Fort Lee Museum.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York. This page has been viewed 2,724 times since then. Last updated on , by Alan Zarrow of Brooklyn, New York. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York.   2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   8. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   9. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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