Borough of Woodland Park in Passaic County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
~ Great Notch ~
On October 23, 1780, the light
infantry was stationed here.
The hill on the east side of
the Notch was used by
Washington as a lookout
from which to observe the
movement of his troops.
Erected 2010 by Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary.
Location. 40° 53.259′ N, 74° 11.215′ W. Marker is in Borough of Woodland Park, New Jersey, in Passaic County. Marker is on Rifle Camp Road, on the right when traveling north. This marker is located within Rifle Camp Park, a unit of the Passaic County Park System. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Little Falls NJ 07424, 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. Martin Luther King, Jr. (approx. 0.8 miles away); Great Notch (approx. one mile away); Watchung Ridge (approx. 1.1 miles away); John P. Holland (approx. 1.7 miles away); Purple Heart Memorial (approx. 1.7 American Encampment (approx. 1.7 miles away); Woods Road (approx. 1.7 miles away); Rogers Millwright Shop (approx. 1.8 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on February 3, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 15, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 679 times since then and 10 times this year. Last updated on January 31, 2021, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photos: 1. submitted on January 15, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. 2. submitted on January 27, 2016, by Michael La Place of Passaic County, New Jersey. 3, 4. submitted on January 15, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.