“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Bear Mountain in Rockland County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Perkins Tower

Perkins Tower Marker image. Click for full size.
By Doran Howitt, May 4, 2013
1. Perkins Tower Marker
This drive and tower are dedicated by the Commissioners of the Palisades Interstate Park to the memory of
George Walbridge Perkins
Their first president 1900-1920 whose broad vision and tireless energy made possible the preservation of the Palisades and the establishment of this great playground for humanity.

Erected 1934 by Palisades Interstate Park Commission.
Location. 41° 18.689′ N, 74° 0.411′ W. Marker is in Bear Mountain, New York, in Rockland County. Marker is on Perkins Memorial Dr. Touch for map. This is at the top of Bear Mountain on the Appalachian Trail. 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. The Historic 1777 & 1779 Trails (approx. 0.9 miles away); Palisades Interstate Park (approx. 0.9 miles away); First Fighting at Fort Clinton (approx. 0.9 miles away); Fighting at Hessian Lake (approx. 0.9 miles away); Orange County (approx. one mile away); Appalachian Trail (approx. one mile away); Indian Campsite (approx. one mile away); Outer Redoubt of Fort Clinton (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bear Mountain.
Also see . . .
1. Perkins Tower. Good photo of the whole tower (Submitted on May 12, 2013, by Doran Howitt of Fair Lawn, New Jersey.) 

2. Palisades Interstate Park Commission. (Submitted on May 12, 2013, by Doran Howitt of Fair Lawn, New Jersey.)
Additional keywords. Bear Mountain, Harriman State Park
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 12, 2013, by Doran Howitt of Fair Lawn, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 227 times since then and 17 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on May 12, 2013, by Doran Howitt of Fair Lawn, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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