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Bear Mountain in Rockland County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Palisades Interstate Park

 
 
Palisades Interstate Park Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, October 16, 2010
1. Palisades Interstate Park Marker
Inscription.  
Palisades Interstate Park
Has Been Designated A
Registered National
Historic Landmark
Under the Provisions of The
Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935
This Site Possesses Exceptional Value
In Commemorating and Illustrating
The History of The United States
U. S. Department of The Interior
National Park Service
1965

 
Erected 1965.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Natural Features. A significant historical year for this entry is 1935.
 
Location. 41° 18.768′ N, 73° 59.36′ W. Marker is in Bear Mountain, New York, in Rockland County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of U.S. 9W and 7 Lakes Drive, on the left when traveling north. Located at the information kiosk next to the Bear Mountain Inn in Bear Mountain State Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bear Mountain NY 10911, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Discover the Appalachian National Scenic Trail (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Preserving a National Landmark (about 700 feet away); First Fighting at Fort Clinton
Palisades Interstate Park Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, February 16, 2012
2. Palisades Interstate Park Marker
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(about 700 feet away); Fighting at Hessian Lake (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Historic 1777 & 1779 Trails (approx. Ό mile away); Walt Whitman (approx. 0.3 miles away); Indian Campsite (approx. 0.3 miles away); Appalachian Trail (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bear Mountain.
 
Regarding Palisades Interstate Park.
“The park system has been expanded over the years to include nineteen state parks and nine historic sites, covering over 100,000 acres along more than 20 miles of Hudson River shoreline and beyond.”

Bear Mountain is just one part of the system.
 
Also see . . .
1. Palisades Interstate Park Commission. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on December 19, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 

2. Bear Mountain State Park. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on October 21, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.) 

3. Explore. Palisades Parks Conservancy homepage (Submitted on December 19, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Information Kiosk image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, October 16, 2010
3. Information Kiosk
The Bear Mountain Inn image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, October 16, 2010
4. The Bear Mountain Inn
The Bear Mountain Inn image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, October 16, 2010
5. The Bear Mountain Inn
Bear Mountain State Park image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Larry Gertner, October 24, 2020
6. Bear Mountain State Park
Hessian Lake (left); Bear Mountain Inn (center); Anthony's Nose (right, across the Hudson River)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 19, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 21, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 605 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on October 21, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.   2. submitted on February 17, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.   3, 4, 5. submitted on October 21, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.   6. submitted on December 19, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.

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May. 26, 2022