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

The Green

 
 
The Green Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, March 30, 2008
1. The Green Marker
Inscription.  
Hackensack was a small village centered around The Green which served as a strategic point during the American Revolution.

Washington headquartered here in November 1776 while he surveyed the local roads and bridges.

 
Erected by City of Hackensack.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraNotable PlacesWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #01 George Washington, and the George Washington Slept Here series lists. A significant historical month for this entry is November 1776.
 
Location. 40° 52.747′ N, 74° 2.629′ W. Marker is in Hackensack, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker is on Court St., on the left when traveling east. Marker is directly across from the Bergen County Court House. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hackensack NJ 07601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of the Court-House & Jail (a few steps from this marker); Hackensack War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Hackensack Soldier and Sailor Memorial
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(a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named The Green (within shouting distance of this marker); Brigadier General Enoch Poor (within shouting distance of this marker); Gen. Enoch Poor (within shouting distance of this marker); The Great Hunger (within shouting distance of this marker); Bergen County Court House / Bergen County Old Jail (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hackensack.
 
The Green Marker at the Court House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, March 30, 2008
2. The Green Marker at the Court House
The Hackensack Green image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, March 30, 2008
3. The Hackensack Green
The Green is across from the Bergen County Court House. There are several other monuments and markers on the Green, including another marker with the same name.
Another view of the Green image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, March 30, 2008
4. Another view of the Green
More monuments are visible in this photo of Hackensack's Green.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 3, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 2,319 times since then and 63 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 3, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. • Christopher Busta-Peck was the editor who published this page.

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