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Borough of Woodland Park in Passaic County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Washington’s Lookout

~ Great Notch ~

 
 
Washington’s Lookout Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 15, 2011
1. Washington’s Lookout Marker
Inscription.
On October 23, 1780, the light
infantry was stationed here.
The hill on the east side of
the Notch was used by
Washington as a lookout
from which to observe the
movement of his troops.

 
Erected 2010 by Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders.
 
Location. 40° 53.259′ N, 74° 11.215′ W. Marker is in Borough of Woodland Park, New Jersey, in Passaic County. Marker is on Rifle Camp Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. This marker is located within Rifle Camp Park, a unit of the Passaic County Park System. Marker is in this post office area: Little Falls NJ 07424, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Washington’s Lookout (within shouting distance of this marker but has been reported missing); Martin Luther King, Jr. (approx. 0.8 miles away); Great Notch (approx. one mile away); Watchung Ridge (approx. 1.1 miles away); Purple Heart Memorial (approx. 1.7 miles away); American Encampment (approx. 1.7 miles away); Woods Road (approx. 1.7 miles away); Rogers Millwright Shop (approx. 1.8 miles away).
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Washington’s Lookout Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael La Place, 2011
2. Washington’s Lookout Marker
Autumn view.
Marker in Rifle Camp Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 15, 2011
3. Marker in Rifle Camp Park
Washington’s Lookout Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 15, 2011
4. Washington’s Lookout Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 15, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 559 times since then and 37 times this year. Last updated on February 11, 2011, by Michael La Place of Passaic County, New Jersey. Photos:   1. submitted on January 15, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   2. submitted on January 27, 2016, by Michael La Place of Passaic County, New Jersey.   3, 4. submitted on January 15, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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