“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Alpine, New Jersey

Clickable Map of Bergen County, New Jersey and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Bergen County, NJ (424) Essex County, NJ (153) Hudson County, NJ (101) Passaic County, NJ (140) Bronx County, NY (102) New York County, NY (1848) Rockland County, NY (266) Westchester County, NY (289)  BergenCounty(424) Bergen County (424)  EssexCounty(153) Essex County (153)  HudsonCounty(101) Hudson County (101)  PassaicCounty(140) Passaic County (140)  BronxCountyNew York(102) Bronx County (102)  NewYorkCounty(1848) New York County (1848)  RocklandCounty(266) Rockland County (266)  WestchesterCounty(289) Westchester County (289)
Hackensack is the county seat for Bergen County
Alpine is in Bergen County
      Bergen County (424)  
      Essex County (153)  
      Hudson County (101)  
      Passaic County (140)  
      Bronx County, New York (102)  
      New York County, New York (1848)  
      Rockland County, New York (266)  
      Westchester County, New York (289)  
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1New Jersey (Bergen County), Alpine — 1776: British Invasion of New Jersey
At Lower Closter Dock – on the riverfront just south of here – a British invasion force of 5,000 troops commanded by Lord Cornwallis landed before dawn on November 20, 1776. Guided by three Bergen County residents, they climbed the . . . Map (db m144530) HM
2New Jersey (Bergen County), Alpine — Along the Palisades Riverfront
The background photograph shows Alpine Landing – here – known earlier as Closter Landing or the Closter Dock – around 1897. From before the Revolutionary War, a steep road through a break in the cliffs of the Palisades allowed . . . Map (db m47509) HM
3New Jersey (Bergen County), Alpine — Alpine Community Church
Made of local blue stone, dedicated on August 17, 1871. Resting at the summit of the Palisades on the historic Closter Dock Road and Old Dock Road. Designed by renowned Architect J. Cleveland Cady. Fisherman, quarrymen, laborers and local . . . Map (db m207905) HM
4New Jersey (Bergen County), Alpine — 62 — Closter Dock Road
Laid out in 1761 by New York over an earlier route when that province claimed jurisdiction over this area. Used by troops during the Revolutionary War, the road led from Closter to Closter Dock on the Hudson where farm produce was shipped to New . . . Map (db m7208) HM
5New Jersey (Bergen County), Alpine — Cornwallis Headquarters
Cornwallis Headquarters Nov. 18th 1776 Restored with the assistance of the New Jersey State Federation of Women’s Clubs by the Palisades Interstate Park Commission • 1933 •Map (db m116946) HM
6New Jersey (Bergen County), Alpine — Lower Closter or New DockHuyler’s Landing
Lower Closter or New DockHere a British invasion force of 5,000 troops commanded by Lord Cornwallis landed before dawn on November 20, 1776. Guided by three Bergen County residents, Joseph Hawkins, Isaac Perkins, and John Aldington, they climbed . . . Map (db m142465) HM
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7New Jersey (Bergen County), Alpine — Rionda’s Tower
. . . Map (db m127954) HM
8New Jersey (Bergen County), Alpine — The Old Alpine Trail
. . . Map (db m6969) HM
9New Jersey (Bergen County), Alpine — Untangling Folklore from Fact
On 20 November 1776 British general Charles Cornwallis led 5,000 men across the Hudson and up a primitive farm road in the Palisades to begin the march south to capture the American fortifications at Fort Lee (A on the map, lower right). Word . . . Map (db m47508) HM
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Nov. 30, 2022