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

Laurance Spelman Rockefeller

 
 
Laurance Spelman Rockefeller plaque image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, October 23, 2020
1. Laurance Spelman Rockefeller plaque
Inscription.  
Dedicated to
Laurance Spelman Rockefeller
in recognition of his devoted service to the Palisades Interstate Park Commission from 1939 to 1979. His leadership in the conservation of America’s natural resources and his generosity are timeless as the Palisades of the Hudson and the Hudson Highlands he was so instrumental in preserving for the benefit and enjoyment of his fellow human beings.

Placed here by
Palisades Interstate Park Commission
1981
 
Erected 1981.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Parks & Recreational Areas.
 
Location. 40° 53.528′ N, 73° 56.465′ W. Marker is in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker is on Palisades Interstate Parkway, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Rockefeller Lookout (here, next to this marker); The Palisades (a few steps from this marker); Rockefeller Lookout Panorama (a few steps from this marker);
Laurance Spelman Rockefeller plaque site image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, October 23, 2020
2. Laurance Spelman Rockefeller plaque site
Bathing in the Hudson (approx. ¾ mile away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. 1½ miles away); 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.
 
More about this marker. The plaque is at the Rockefeller Lookout.
 
Also see . . .
1. Laurance Rockefeller. Wikipedia biography. (Submitted on December 24, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 

2. Palisades Interstate Park Commission. Park Commission website. (Submitted on December 24, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
The Rockefeller plaques image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, October 23, 2020
3. The Rockefeller plaques
Honoring John D. Rockefeller, Jr. and Laurance Spelman Rockefeller
Laurance Spelman Rockefeller image. Click for full size.
Wikipedia, Unknown
4. Laurance Spelman Rockefeller
The Rockefeller Lookout image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner
5. The Rockefeller Lookout
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 24, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 24, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 66 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on December 24, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.
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