Bear Mountain in Rockland County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
to the 18th century when
it was known as Kings Road,
later called The Albany Rd.
and then named after the
prominent Gray family
who resided up the hill.
The road was realigned
circa 1930 to appear
as it does today.
Location. 41° 18.091′ N, 73° 59.169′ W. Marker is in Bear Mountain, New York, in Rockland County. Marker is on New York State Route 9 W, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bear Mountain NY 10911, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Doodletown (here, next to this marker); The Historic 1777 & 1779 Trails (approx. 0.6 miles away); Palisades Interstate Park (approx. 0.8 miles away); First Fighting at Fort Clinton (approx. 0.9 miles away); Fighting at Hessian Lake (approx. one mile away); Walt Whitman (approx. 1.1 miles away); Chaining the Hudson (approx. 1.1 miles away); Indian Campsite (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bear Mountain.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 17, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 450 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on February 17, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.