Liberty Pole

Liberty Pole (HM49U)

Location: Englewood, NJ 07631 Bergen County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 53.797', W 73° 58.803'

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This area named for a Liberty Pole erected here before the Revolution. The strategic junction was the scene of many American and British troop movements, including the 1776 retreat of the Continental Army from Fort Lee, and British activity in 1776 and 1778. The American encampment and HQ of General Washington in 1780; also present were Lt. Col. Alexander Hamilton and General Anthony Wayne. Site of the Liberty Pole Tavern.

Sponsored by the Englewood Bicentennial Committee 1976
HM NumberHM49U
Series This marker is part of the New Jersey: Bergen County Historical Society series
Marker Number71
Year Placed1976
Placed ByBergen County Historical Society
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Date Added Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 6:26am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 585913 N 4527781
Decimal Degrees40.89661667, -73.98005000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 53.797', W 73° 58.803'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 53' 47.82" N, 73° 58' 48.18" W
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Area Code(s)201
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 20-30 Lafayette Ave, Englewood NJ 07631, US
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