Leonia in Bergen County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
This section of Leonia was purchased from the Indians by Captain John Berry under a patent dated 1669. Capt. Berry was governor of Nova Caesarea (New Jersey) 1672-3.
Location. 40° 51.379′ N, 73° 59.831′ W. Marker is in Leonia, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker is at the intersection of Grand Avenue (County Route 93) and W Oakdene Avenue, on the right 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. Civil War Armory and Drill Hall (a few steps from this marker); Leonia Tract (approx. ¼ mile away); Cole – Allaire – Boyd House (approx. half a mile away); Days Tavern (approx. 0.6 miles away); George Washington Memorial Monument (approx. 0.6 miles away); Continental Army Encampment (approx. 0.6 miles away); Comfort Women (approx. 0.7 miles away); March to Trenton (approx. 0.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Leonia.
Categories. • Colonial Era • Native Americans •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 490 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.