Alpine in Bergen County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Old Alpine Trail
The Old Alpine Trail
the British troops who
first appeared in the
State of New Jersey
on the stormy night
of Nov. 18, 1776 in the
unsuccessful effort of
Cornwallis to intercept
Washington on his way
Erected 1928 by Polly Wyckoff Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list. A significant historical date for this entry is October 18, 1861.
Location. 40° 56.831′ N, 73° 55.135′ W. Marker is in Alpine, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker can be reached from Alpine Approach Road. Marker is in the Palisades Interstate Park at the end of the Alpine Approach Road, north of the Alpine Boat Basin. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Alpine NJ 07620, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cornwallis Headquarters (here, next to this marker); Untangling Folklore from Fact (a few steps from this marker); Along the Palisades RiverfrontCloster Dock Road (approx. 0.4 miles away); 1776: British Invasion of New Jersey (approx. 1.2 miles away); Rionda’s Tower (approx. 1.2 miles away); Lower Closter or New Dock (approx. 1.4 miles away); Benjamin P. Westervelt Homesite (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Alpine.
Also see . . .
1. On His Lordship's Mysterious Ascent. (Submitted on April 8, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
2. The Kearney House. (Submitted on April 8, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
Credits. This page was last revised on July 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 8, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 3,012 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on April 8, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. 7, 8. submitted on April 30, 2018, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.