Englewood Cliffs in Bergen County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
John D. Rockefeller, Jr.
in recognition of his public spirited desire to preserve the palisades in their natural beauty
His far-sighted conception of a great parkway opening the area to the public and his generosity which helped make these ideas reality
placed here by
Palisades Interstate Park Commission
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public Work • Parks & Recreational Areas.
Location. 40° 53.528′ N, 73° 56.464′ W. Marker is in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker can be reached from Palisades Interstate Parkway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Rockefeller Lookout, Englewood Cliffs NJ 07632, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Laurance Spelman Rockefeller (here, next to this marker); The Palisades (a few steps from this marker); Rockefeller Lookout Panorama (within shouting distance of this marker); Bathing in the Hudson (approx. ¾ mile away); First Presbyterian Church Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church (approx. 1.6 miles away); Brookside Chapel (approx. 1.6 miles away); John G. Benson House (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Englewood Cliffs.
Also see . . .
1. Palisades Interstate Park Commission. Organization website. (Submitted on December 22, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
2. John D. Rockefeller Jr. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on December 22, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 22, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 22, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 33 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on December 22, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.