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Paterson in Passaic County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Passaic Falls

 
 
Passaic Falls Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, June 15, 2009
1. Passaic Falls Marker
Inscription. Alexander Hamilton envisioned the great potential power of these scenic falls for industrial development.
 
Erected by The State of New Jersey.
 
Location. 40° 54.906′ N, 74° 10.819′ W. Marker is in Paterson, New Jersey, in Passaic County. Marker is on McBride Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Paterson NJ 07501, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Captain Eric M. Graupe (here, next to this marker); Great Falls of Paterson on the Passaic (here, next to this marker); The 1914 S.U.M. Great Falls Power Plant (a few steps from this marker); Great Falls of the Passaic/S.U.M. Historic District (a few steps from this marker); The Allied Textile Printing Site (within shouting distance of this marker); Great Falls Hydroelectric Station (within shouting distance of this marker); Overlook Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Harry B. Haines Memorial Park (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Paterson.
 
Also see . . .
1. Great Falls State Park
Passaic Falls Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 5, 2011
2. Passaic Falls Marker
. Outline of Alexander Hamilton's effort to promote a private, state chartered corporation. (Submitted on June 19, 2009.) 

2. Great Falls, Paterson, New Jersey. The Great Falls are the second-highest on the east coast (second only to Niagara). (Submitted on June 19, 2009.) 

3. Wikipedia entry for the Great Falls of the Passaic River. (Submitted on June 19, 2009.)
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceNatural Resources
 
Alexander Hamilton Statue near the Passaic Falls Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, June 15, 2009
3. Alexander Hamilton Statue near the Passaic Falls Marker
Great Falls of Paterson on the Passaic image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, June 15, 2008
4. Great Falls of Paterson on the Passaic
Has been designated a Registered Natural Landmark under the provisions of the Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1955. This site possesses exceptional value in illustrating the natural history of the United States.
Great Falls of Paterson on the Passaic image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, June 15, 2008
5. Great Falls of Paterson on the Passaic
Paterson Great Falls image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 27, 2011
6. Paterson Great Falls
This photo shows a much stronger falls after a series of heavy rains.
Passaic Falls image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, June 15, 2009
7. Passaic Falls
 
 
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