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

Rockleigh Road

 
 
Rockleigh Road Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, June 28, 2008
1. Rockleigh Road Marker
Inscription.  
A colonial road that led from Closter to Snedens Landing – the western terminus of Dobbs Ferry on the Hudson. Part of this road was built by New York in 1748 when that Province governed this area. Used by troops during the Revolutionary War.
Sponsored by the Borough of Rockleigh 1974

 
Erected 1974 by Borough of Rockleigh. (Marker Number 48.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraRoads & VehiclesWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the New Jersey, Bergen County Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1748.
 
Location. 40° 59.924′ N, 73° 55.822′ W. Marker is in Rockleigh, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker is at the intersection of Rockleigh Road and Piermont Road (County Route 501), on the right when traveling north on Rockleigh Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Northvale NJ 07647, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Abraham A. Haring House (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); John A. Haring House
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Jacob Concklin House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Rockleigh (approx. 0.4 miles away); Joseph Dubois House (approx. half a mile away); Piermont Road (approx. 0.7 miles away); Palisades Historic District (approx. 0.8 miles away in New York); Skunk Hollow (approx. one mile away in New York). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rockleigh.
 
Also see . . .  Bergen County Historical Society. Society website homepage (Submitted on June 29, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.) 
 
Rockleigh Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, June 28, 2008
2. Rockleigh Marker
This photo looks away from Piermont Road and in the direction of the New York border.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 12, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 29, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,048 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 29, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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