Paterson in Passaic County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Great Falls of Paterson on the Passaic
Under the provisions of the
Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935
this site possesses exceptional value
in illustrating the natural
history of the United States
U.S. Department of the Interior
National Park Service
Erected 1967 by National Park Service.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Natural Features. In addition, it is included in the National Historic Landmarks series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1935.
Location. 40° 54.908′ N, 74° 10.816′ W. Marker is in Paterson, New Jersey, in Passaic County. Marker is at the intersection of McBride Avenue and Spruce Street, on the left when traveling east on McBride Avenue. Marker is located in Haines Overlook Park, on a statue of Alexander Hamilton. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Paterson NJ 07501, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Captain Eric M. Graupe (here, next to this marker); Passaic Falls (here, next to this marker); The 1914 S.U.M. Great Falls Power Plant Great Falls of the Passaic/S.U.M. Historic District (a few steps from this marker); The Allied Textile Printing Site (within shouting distance of this marker); Overlook Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Harry B. Haines Memorial Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Great Falls Hydroelectric Station (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Paterson.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 5, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 968 times since then and 58 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on June 5, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. 8. submitted on November 26, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.