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

Rockleigh Road

 
 
Rockleigh Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 28, 2008
1. Rockleigh Road Marker
Inscription. A colonial road that led from Closter to Snedens Landing – the western terminus of Dobbs Ferry on the Hudson. Part of this road was built by New York in 1748 when that Province governed this area. Used by troops during the Revolutionary War.
Sponsored by the Borough of Rockleigh 1974

 
Erected 1974 by Borough of Rockleigh. (Marker Number 48.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the New Jersey, Bergen County Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 40° 59.924′ N, 73° 55.822′ W. Marker is in Rockleigh, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker is at the intersection of Rockleigh Road and Piermont Road (County Route 501), on the right when traveling north on Rockleigh Road. Click for map. 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. Abraham A. Haring House (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); John A. Haring House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Jacob Concklin House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Rockleigh (approx. 0.4 miles away); Joseph Dubois House
Rockleigh Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 28, 2008
2. Rockleigh Marker
This photo looks away from Piermont Road and in the direction of the New York border.
(approx. half a mile away); Piermont Road (approx. 0.7 miles away); Skunk Hollow (approx. one mile away in New York); Nagel (Naugle) House (approx. 1.4 miles away). 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.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraRoads & VehiclesWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 862 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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