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

Historic Glen Avenue

 
 
Historic Glen Avenue Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Herrick, May 6, 2009
1. Historic Glen Avenue Marker
Inscription. This colonial road, traditionally an Indian Trail, was a key route to Peremus Church during the American Revolution. Former names of this road mark eras in America’s history – Franklin Turnpike, for the Tory governor Wm. Franklin; Harrison Ave., for Benjamin Harrison, 23rd U.S. President. Also called Libby Lane at one time, for a noted local family.
 
Erected by Rampo Valley Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution. (Marker Number 45.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the New Jersey, Bergen County Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 40° 59.376′ N, 74° 6.705′ W. Marker is in Ridgewood, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker is on East Glen Avenue just east of North Maple Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 201 E. Glen Ave., Ridgewood NJ 07450, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Beech Street School (approx. 0.7 miles away); Archibald – Vroom House (approx. 0.8 miles away); Abraham Godwin (approx. 0.8 miles away); Ridgewood Veterans Memorial
Historic Glen Avenue Marker and the Ridgewood Fire Headquarters Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Herrick, May 6, 2009
2. Historic Glen Avenue Marker and the Ridgewood Fire Headquarters
(approx. 0.8 miles away); Ridgewood 9-11 Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); Schoolhouse Museum (approx. one mile away); Joseph H. Chapman Summer Residence (approx. 1.1 miles away); Near this House of God (approx. 1.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Ridgewood.
 
More about this marker. The marker is next to the Ridgewood Fire Headquarters.
 
Categories. Colonial EraRoads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers
 
Historic Glen Avenue Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, November 29, 2009
3. Historic Glen Avenue Marker
This photo looks east on Glen Avenue.
Western View of Historic Glen Avenue Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, November 29, 2009
4. Western View of Historic Glen Avenue
The marker is located near the Ho-Ho-Kus Brook bridge in Ridgewood.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 851 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.   3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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