Glen Rock in Bergen County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Pamachapura, or "Stone
From Heaven", supposed
Indian council site. Town
of Glen Rock took its
name from it in 1894.
Location. 40° 57.766′ N, 74° 8.086′ W. Marker is in Glen Rock, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker is at the intersection of Rock Road and Doremus Avenue, on the left when traveling west on Rock Road. Click for map. Located next to the "Glen Rock". Marker is in this post office area: Glen Rock NJ 07452, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Glen Rock Honor Roll (here, next to this marker); Glen Rock Honored Heroes (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Red Brick Schoolhouse (approx. 0.9 miles away); Hopper Family Burying Ground (approx. 1.1 miles away); Hopper House (approx. 1.1 miles away); Hopper Homestead (approx. 1.2 miles away); Hawthorne World War II Monument (approx. 1.2 miles away); Hawthorne World War I Monument (approx. 1.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Glen Rock.
Regarding Glen Rock. Unlike most suburban towns whose names have little or nothing to do with reality, Glen Rock was actually settled around an enormous rock left by retreating glaciers in a small valley (glen).
Also see . . . Glen Rock, New Jersey on Wikipedia. (Submitted on June 29, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
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