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

Hillsdale Police Booth

 
 
Hillsdale Police Booth Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, September 2, 2009
1. Hillsdale Police Booth Marker
Inscription.  
Hillsdale Police
Booth
Built in 1925
by
John Henry Olley

It is Revered as the
Symbol of Hillsdale



 
Erected 2008 by Hillsdale Historic Preservation Committee.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Landmarks. A significant historical year for this entry is 1925.
 
Location. 41° 0.17′ N, 74° 2.444′ W. Marker is in Hillsdale, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker is at the intersection of Broadway and Hillsdale Avenue, on the left when traveling north on Broadway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hillsdale NJ 07642, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Henry J. Werner (here, next to this marker); Hillsdale Fire Department Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Hillsdale Veterans Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Westervelt-Demarest House (approx. 0.8 miles away); Charles A. Bellon (approx. 0.8 miles away); Garret Durie House (approx. 0.8 miles away); Capt. John H. Banta Homestead
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(approx. 0.8 miles away); Westwood Veterans Monument (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hillsdale.
 
Regarding Hillsdale Police Booth. This traffic booth was originally located in the middle of the intersection of Hillsdale Avenue and Broadway.
 
Also see . . .  Department History. The board of Trade donated the kiosk police booth, which opened Christmas Day; 1925. ... In January 1931, the police headquarters was moved from the police booth to the Borough Hall building, which also housed the Fire Department. (Submitted on September 14, 2009.) 
 
Hillsdale Police Booth image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, September 2, 2009
2. Hillsdale Police Booth
Hillsdale Police Booth image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, September 2, 2009
3. Hillsdale Police Booth
Hillsdale Police Booth original location image. Click for full size.
4. Hillsdale Police Booth original location
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 6, 2009, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 1,439 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 6, 2009, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.   4. submitted on February 24, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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