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

English Neighborhood Road

 
 
English Neighborhood Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 9, 2011
1. English Neighborhood Road Marker
Inscription.
For 200 years this avenue was the English Neighborhood Road. In colonial days it was the main inland highway between Paulus Hook, Bergen and the English Neighborhood.
 
Location. 40° 52.442′ N, 73° 59.124′ W. Marker is in Leonia, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker is at the intersection of Grand Avenue and Lakeview Avenue, on the left when traveling north on Grand Avenue. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Leonia NJ 07605, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Van Horne’s Grist Mill (within shouting distance of this marker); Vreeland House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Slave Burial Ground (approx. 0.3 miles away); Dutch Reformed Church (approx. half a mile away); George Washington Memorial Monument (approx. 0.8 miles away); De Mott – Westervelt House (approx. 0.8 miles away); Days Tavern (approx. 0.8 miles away); Continental Army Encampment (approx. 0.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Leonia.
 
Categories. Colonial EraRoads & Vehicles
 
English Neighborhood Road image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 9, 2011
2. English Neighborhood Road
The English Neighborhood Road was used by George Washington and the Continental during their retreat across New Jersey in November of 1776.
Marker in Leonia image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 9, 2011
3. Marker in Leonia
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 516 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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