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

Liberty Pole

 
 
Liberty Pole Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 10, 2008
1. Liberty Pole Marker
Inscription. The Liberty Pole erected here in 1766 to celebrate repeal of Stamp Act has been replaced several times. Present one, 1964.
 
Erected 1964 by State of New Jersey.
 
Location. 40° 53.797′ N, 73° 58.803′ W. Marker is in Englewood, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker is at the intersection of West Palisade Avenue (County Route 505) and Lafayette Avenue, on the left when traveling west on West Palisade Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is alongside a traffic circle. Marker is in this post office area: Englewood NJ 07631, 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 Liberty Pole ( here, next to this marker); Saint Paulís Episcopal Church ( approx. half a mile away); John G. Benson House ( approx. half a mile away); First Presbyterian Church ( approx. 0.6 miles away); De Mott – Westervelt House ( approx. 0.9 miles away); Brookside Chapel ( approx. one mile away); English Neighborhood Union School ( approx. 1.2 miles away); Van Horneís Grist Mill ( approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Englewood.
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Marker at Englewood Traffic Circle image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 10, 2008
2. Marker at Englewood Traffic Circle
Liberty Pole image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 10, 2008
3. Liberty Pole
The Liberty Pole still stands today. Two markers for it are found at this location.
Washington's Retreat Route image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 10, 2008
4. Washington's Retreat Route
There were a number of skirmishes in this area during the Revolutionary War. Washington's Continental Army also passed here during their retreat across New Jersey. This marker is near the Liberty Pole.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 10, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 3,038 times since then and 199 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 10, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Christopher Busta-Peck was the editor who published this page.
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