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

Piermont Road

 
 
Piermont Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 28, 2008
1. Piermont Road Marker
Inscription. First named Carterette Road, this section, from Rockleigh Road to the state line, was constructed in 1859 as an extension of the road from Closter. For local farmers it was an easier wagon route to New York State and for carrying produce to the steamboat landings of the Hudson River.
Sponsored by Borough of Rockleigh 1974

 
Erected 1974 by Bergen County Historical Society. (Marker Number 49.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the New Jersey, Bergen County Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 41° 0.504′ N, 73° 55.775′ W. Marker is in Rockleigh, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker is on Piermont Road (County Route 501), on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is on Piermont Road, just south of the New York border. Marker is in this post office area: Northvale NJ 07647, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Joseph Dubois House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Rockleigh (approx. 0.4 miles away); Jacob Concklin House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Rockleigh Road (approx. 0.7 miles
Rockleigh Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 28, 2008
2. Rockleigh Marker
This photo looks south, towards New Jersey. Several Bergen County Historical Society markers can be found on Piermont Road in Rockleigh.
away); Abraham A. Haring House (approx. 0.8 miles away); John A. Haring House (approx. 0.9 miles away); Skunk Hollow (approx. 1.1 miles away in New York); The De Wint House (approx. 1.1 miles away in New York). Click for a list of all markers in Rockleigh.
 
Also see . . .  Bergen County Historical Society. (Submitted on June 29, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
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Marker on Piermont Road image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 28, 2008
3. Marker on Piermont Road
This photo looks north on Piermont Road in the direction of New York State.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,119 times since then and 16 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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