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

Ferryboat Binghamton

 
 
Ferryboat Binghamton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 25, 2008
1. Ferryboat Binghamton Marker
Inscription. Built for the Hoboken Ferry Company and launched in1905, it plied the Hudson River between Hoboken and Manhattan (Barclay St.) for 62 years. This double-ender steamboat was designed to carry 986 passengers and a number of vehicles. It was in operation until 1967 when all ferry service on the river ceased. Moored here in 1975, the Binghampton was converted to a restaurant. The vessel was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.
 
Erected by Bergen County Historical Society. (Marker Number 68.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the New Jersey, Bergen County Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 40° 49.164′ N, 73° 58.563′ W. Marker is in Edgewater, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker is on Binghamton Way, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is located at the Hudson River. Marker is in this post office area: Edgewater NJ 07020, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Palisades Amusement Park (approx. 0.6 miles away); Edgewater World War I Monument (approx. 0.7 miles away); Claremont Playground (approx. 0.8 miles away in
Marker in Edgewater image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 25, 2008
2. Marker in Edgewater
New York); Site of the Claremont Inn (approx. 0.8 miles away in New York); Tomb of General U.S. Grant (approx. 0.8 miles away in New York); The Amiable Child Monument (approx. 0.8 miles away in New York); General Grant Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away in New York but has been reported missing); Four Chaplains Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away in New York).
 
Also see . . .  Bergen County Historical Society. (Submitted on July 25, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. 20th CenturyWaterways & Vessels
 
Marker on the Hudson River image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 25, 2008
3. Marker on the Hudson River
Binghamton Ferryboat image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 25, 2008
4. Binghamton Ferryboat
The Binghamton Ferryboat now serves as a floating restaurant on the Hudson River.
Restaurant on the Hudson River image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 25, 2008
5. Restaurant on the Hudson River
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 2,344 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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