Leonia in Bergen County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
This section of Leonia is part of a tract purchased in 1668 from the Hackensack Indians by Samuel Edsall and Nicholas Varlett who founded the English Neighborhood.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Colonial Era. A significant historical year for this entry is 1668.
Location. 40° 51.249′ N, 73° 59.601′ W. Marker is in Leonia, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker is at the intersection of Broad Avenue and W Oakdene Avenue, on the left when traveling south on Broad Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Leonia NJ 07605, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Leonia Patent (approx. Ό mile away); Civil War Armory and Drill Hall (approx. Ό mile away); Comfort Women (approx. half a mile away); Cole Allaire Boyd House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Continental Army Encampment (approx. 0.6 miles away); George Washington Memorial Monument (approx. 0.7 miles away); Days Tavern (approx. 0.7 miles away); March to Trenton (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Leonia.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 25, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 621 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 25, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.